Lia Neal became the first African-American woman to medal at two Olympics, following up her 2012 debut with another podium place in Rio in 2016. The Stanford leader has had an incredible journey from New York to California, and to all the places here and abroad where she’s inspired young people and carved out a historical journey for herself along the way. She talks about that in this week’s 20 Question Tuesday.
Lia Neal Qualifies for 100 Free Final at US Olympic Trials - Swimming World
Lia Advances to Semi-Final in Women 100 Free - Swim Swam
Stanford’s loaded roster is still trying to dig itself out of the points hole created by a DQ in the 200 free relay. - Swim Swam
VIDEO: Lia Neal After Day Three Finals - Swimming World
VIDEO: Stanford set an American record in the 400 medley relay, but USC held onto the lead in Day 3 of the 2016 Pac-12 Swimming (W) & Diving (M/W) Championships in Federal Way, Washington - PAC 12
With the 2016 Summer Olympic Games almost exactly one year away, Stanford women's swimming will be well-represented at the 2015 FINA World Championships. - Palo Alto Online
Rome Neal walked up to the microphone last week at the Paris Blues in Harlem and was just about to sing “I Worry About You” when he decided to share some great news with his audience. In his 12 years of performing a one-man show about Thelonious Monk, Neal had come to appreciate the importance of exquisite timing. - New York Times