This is the third time in two years Applebaum has lowered the record, and the first he has done so outside of an NCAA final.
The defending NAIA champion in the 100 breaststroke, De Geus dropped almost a second from his previous best set this past summer.
2022 NCAA 100 free champ Tobe Obochi swam under 20 seconds for the first time in his career after a run of impressive relay splits.
Two more pool records fell on the final day of the Denison Invite. Emory’s Jake Meyer continued to impress in the men’s breaststroke events.
The Tech women swam 7:26.94 to open the MIT Winter Invite, which stood as the #1 time in D3 until Denison overtook it.
Meyer became the third-fastest performer in D3 history with a 52.55 100 breaststroke and the first D3 swimmer to break 53 seconds this season.
The night was highlighted by the Emory men’s 400 medley relay, which would have won the national title last season and leads the D3 rankings by a wide margin.
Andrew Wilson’s alma mater continues to develop excellent breaststrokers as the Denison Invite kicked off with long course time trials. (Jake Meyer pictured)
McIntosh will only contest the 400 free on Thursday, meaning the highly-anticipated showdown between her, Kate Douglass, and Alex Walsh will have to wait.
A native of McLean, Virginia, Duncan heads to William & Mary with a versatile skillset across back, breast and IM.
This Thanksgiving is the first that I’ll be celebrating as a swammer. A lot of things will be different, but there’s still a lot to be thankful for.
Maas, a transfer from Alabama and the 2022 SEC 100/200 breaststroke champion, swam a D3-leading time in the 100 back at the Phoenix Fall Classic.
Rose currently coaches and competes for Alpha Aquatics in Southern California. She has competed in two Olympics for two different countries.
Graduate student Kyle Falkstrom’s school and pool records in the breaststroke events highlighted Boston University’s meet.
Elaydi hit best times in six events at the Folsom Senior Classic, rising in the All-Time Top 100 Age Group rankings in the process.