The Florida Gators have announced their 2015-2016 schedules with an interesting twist in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympics: two of the team’s biggest rivalry meets will be conducted in long course meters.
Natalie Coughlin (above) certainly delivered, turning in the 4th-fastest time in the world this year with her 400 medley lead off.
The Americans will be leading off with Natalie Coughlin, Katie Meili, Kelsi Worrell, and Allison Schmitt during the prelims of the 4x100m medley relay at the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games.
Etiene Medeiros now holds South American records in three different events.
Olivia Smoliga had a huge swim during prelims on day four of the Toronto 2015 Pan American Games, setting a new games record in the 100m backstroke.
Simone Manuel’s American 100 free record was broken by high schooler Abbey Weitzeil in December. Will Manuel take it back at NCAAs?
The young star Manuel (above) has catapulted herself on the international scene– can she back that up with NCAA greatness?
Rachel Bootsma (left) and Missy Franklin (middle) look to be key pieces to a possible Golden Bear trophy in the 200 free relay.
Courtney Bartholomew nearly broke the American record in the 100 back mid-season. Can she fight off a resurgent Rachel Bootsma among others for a national title?
Courtney Bartholomew was all smiles at the ACC Championships, but that smile could be making American history in a few weeks given her conference performances.
Brittany MacLean and the Bulldogs look fierce heading into post-season action, with Texas A&M and Florida the closest challengers to the reigning NCAA champions.
Georgia took down SEC opponents South Carolina with ease.
Manuel improves her own 50y freestyle NAG record and also throws down the fastest relay split in history during yesterday’s Art Adamson Invitational
Brittany MacLean is the defending NCAA champ in the 500 and 1650 frees and one of the most dangerous Bulldogs on Georgia’s roster.
Chase Kalisz won his signature event, the 400 IM, to give him his third win of the evening. His time of 3:50.38 was an extremely solid in-season swim.