3 More Medals For Florida, Cal, Stanford On Day 7 Of World Champs


Florida won three medals – all from Caeleb Dressel – and California and Stanford matched them to lead all NCAA programs on day 7 of the 2017 World Championships. Dressel won the 50 free and 100 fly, plus led off the mixed free relay for three medals all his own.

Two of Cal’s medals came on the women’s side, with Kathleen Baker earning bronze in the 200 back and Farida Osman winning Egypt’s first-ever medal with bronze in the 50 fly. Nathan Adrian chipped in a gold as part of the mixed free relay.

Stanford’s women won three medals as well. Two were from the mixed free relay (where Lia Neal swam prelims and Simone Manuel finals) and one from the 800, where Katie Ledecky won her 14th career gold medal.

Other schools with multiple medals on day 7 were Georgia (a pair of bronzes from Javier Acevedo and Chantal van Landeghem on the Canadian mixed free relay), Louisville (Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford on the mixed free relay) and Texas (Joseph Schooling‘s bronze in the 100 fly and Townley Haas in prelims of the mixed free relay).

With Egypt and Singapore both now on the board, 6 different countries have now won medals using NCAA swimmers. 19 schools are represented on the medal table and 43 different swimmers have combined for 83 total medals.


Note: in compiling these numbers, we’re using the strict definition of “current swimmer or alumnus.” To count towards these numbers, an athlete must have competed for the college program in question. We’re not including commits, nor are we including swimmers who train out of a certain university without directly competing for that college’s NCAA program. So, for example, Bruno Fratus doesn’t count for Auburn (he’s trained there but never competed at the college level), Zane Grothe doesn’t count for Indiana (he trains there now, but swam for Auburn throughout college) and Michael Phelps wouldn’t count for Michigan (anyone remember that? A good illustration of why our definition leaves a lot less weird gray area). In addition, transfers will count for the program for which they are currently competing, or the program with which they finished their collegiate eligibility.

Note #2: We’re also counting total medals, not total event medals (as is typically done in medal counts). So instead of the men’s 4×100 free relay counting as one gold medal (like it would in a traditional medal table), we’re counting each individual swimmer’s college affiliations, if any. So Brazil’s male 4×100 free relay actually counts as two golds for Auburn: one for Cesar Cielo and another for Marcelo Chierighini. And while this could certainly be debated, we’re also counting prelims swimmers. So the U.S. women’s 4×100 free relay counts as three medals for Stanford (Katie LedeckySimone Manuel in the final and Lia Neal in prelims) and two for Louisville (Kelsi Worrell and Mallory Comerford) along with one for Georgia (Olivia Smoliga in prelims).

All that said, think of these lists as a tally of total medals won by all members and alums of each NCAA program.


Total Gold Silver Bronze
Stanford 12 11 1
California 10 3 3 4
Georgia 9 4 5
Texas 9 3 1 5
Louisville 8 7 1
Florida 7 6 1
Indiana 5 4 1
Auburn 5 1 2 2
Northwestern 3 1 2
Virginia 3 1 1 1
USC 3 1 1 1
Arizona 2 1 1
Missouri 1 1
Wisconsin 1 1
Duke 1 1
Columbia 1 1
Texas A&M 1 1
Arizona State 1 1
Michigan 1 1


Total Gold Silver Bronze
California 7 3 4
Stanford 5 4 1
Florida 3 3
USC 3 1 1 1
Texas 3 1 2
Northwestern 2 2
Virginia 2 1 1
Indiana 1 1
Georgia 1 1
Duke 1 1
Arizona 1 1
Columbia 1 1
Texas A&M 1 1
Louisville 1 1


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Jared Anderson swam for nearly twenty years. Then, Jared Anderson stopped swimming and started writing about swimming. He's not sick of swimming yet. Swimming might be sick of him, though. Jared was a YMCA and high school swimmer in northern Minnesota, and spent his college years swimming breaststroke and occasionally pretending …

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