Notably, they’ll face Texas A&M in a dual meet, whose women finished as the runner-up to Georgia in the SEC. The teams also square off with Texas, where the men will rematch with the NCAA champion Longhorns.
On Friday morning at U.S. Nationals, we’ll get our first look at Michael Phelps, who will swim the 200 fly prelims as the 8th seed. He’ll have to take on Jack Conger, the American record holder in yards, in his heat.
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.