Fast age groupers, college commits like Brett Ringgold and Curtis Ogren and even some current Texas A&M Aggies made appearances at the Texas Sectionals meet in College Station.
With the NCAA not allowing swimmers to remove the kick-plates from the Spectrum blocks at the University of Minnesota, here are some visuals of what the starting platform will look like for relay swimmers at the women’s NCAA Championships later this month.
Kelly Walsh High broke the state 200 free relay record in knocking off defending champs Cheyenne Central by 60.
The state saw records fall in 10 of 12 events as Fordham Prep ran away with the team title.
Relays were the name of the game: Creighton Prep broke two relay records for boys, while Lincoln Southwest swept the relay races en route to a girls team title.
Arizona’s Margo Geer leads a loaded 100 free field that includes Cal star Missy Franklin and 50 free champion Kasey Carlson.
Longhorn freshmen took the top spots in 4 of the 8 total events this morning, with Tasija Karosas and Jack Conger in the 200 back and Madisyn Cox and Will Licon in the 200 breast.
Michael Andrew is turning his attention to some of the longer NAG records as he closes in on his 15th birthday. Friday night he took down the 200 yard fly mark held by Ricky Berens.
Kyle Whitaker dropped another four tenths off his 400 IM for another Big Ten title. Meanwhile Ohio State and Penn State tied in a crazy 200 free relay that saw 4 teams go down to the wire.
Pavel Sankovich won three titles tonight, setting the ACC record in the 100 back leading off the winning 400 free relay and taking the 100 fly and 100 back championships for the Seminoles.
The Notre Dame breaststroker and new American record-holder will join Micah Lawrence for the summer in North Carolina, swimming under coach David Marsh, a close friend of her current coach, Notre Dame’s Brian Barnes.
The Golden Bears put 13 swimmers up, almost double what Stanford or USC had this morning. They’ll need to make the most of it, though, as they trail Stanford by over 100 and USC by almost 50 after last night.
Michael Wynalda broke the Big Ten record in the 200 free and is knocking on the door of the second 1:31 in the NCAA this season.
Oakton’s state championship 400 free relay team celebrates a great meet that wrapped up with a team state title.
Indiana head coach Ray Looze and diving coach Drew Johansen recap day 2 at the Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships. Check out their takes on the Hoosiers performances in the video above, courtesty of IU Athletics.