As the ACC has grown in major star power, it’s also become quite a bit more stratified, and our predictions were pretty much dead-on.
Swimulator projections had Florida down 360.5 points to Georgia in the men’s SEC. But our staff wasn’t fooled, and Florida once again showed up at taper time.
Favored to win the NCAA Swimming & Diving title, the Virginia women will add a diver to the mix after Jocelyn Porter took second in today’s 1-meter event.
We’re only one event in, but the Texas Longhorns already have three men and three women qualified to dive at NCAAs via the Zone D Championships.
Kentucky led the SEC in returning individual points from 2020, but the Swimulator projections in-season were a bit lower. Kentucky showed up at SECs, though.
The Stanford women will have three divers at NCAAs, with Julia Wortman joining Mia Paulsen and Daria Lenz on the final day of competition.
Olympic swimmer Klete Keller pleaded not guilty to all seven charges he’s facing in federal court for his role in the January 6 riots at the U.S. Capitol.
USA Swimming CEO Tim Hinchey signed a four-year extension to his contract, and will lead the organization through at least 2025.
Ethan Heasley was seeded 15th in the mile and 16th in the 400 IM. Ethan Harder was seeded 15th in the 200 fly, and Cole Crane was seeded 16th in that event.
The NCAA has released its official psych sheets (along with the invite line) for the 2021 Men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships.
USC sophomore Georgii Korovin won the men’s platform event on day 2, with few new qualifiers but more top divers adding second NCAA events.
UNC’s Anton Down Jenkins won his second event of the week, and Tennessee’s women got an NCAA diving qualifier on the final day of Zone Bs.
Andrew Capobianco won his second event and the Indiana men added a second NCAA-qualifying diver on the final day of Zone Cs.
Stanford qualified two men and two women for NCAAs, with the men going 1-2 on 3-meter to open the Zone E Championships this week.
The Miami Hurricanes won both diving events on day 2 of the Zone B Championships, and Tennessee’s men added a fourth NCAA diver.