We’re seeing the possibility of a new role for Schooling on the Longhorns’ 200 medley relay. With Will Licon now gone, they’re looking for someone to step up into the breaststroke position.
We’ve put together all the information you need to follow the series, along with the defending champions of each district.
The men’s side saw a thrilling battle that came down to the final race, with Virginia beating Penn State by 2 points.
Much of the pre-season conversation about Cal’s Andrew Seliskar has been whether he will keep the 200 fly on his NCAA schedule or swap it out for the 200 breast. He swam and won both of those races Saturday against the Utes.
Hannah Cox was the leading performer, winning an individual triple. She kicked things off in the 1000 free, winning by nearly 20 seconds as she touched the wall in 9:58.52.
Florida State closed the meet with their 2nd Pool Record of the weekend as they topped Duke but fell to Virginia Tech.
She and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey went head-to-head, flipping just a hundredth apart (22.93 to 22.94) at the 100. Comerford had the back half speed to get it done, though, touching in 47.00 to Haughey’s 47.22.
The Tennessee men pulled off a close victory against host team Auburn. They also took down Wisconsin in the tri-meet. Auburn’s women were able to bring home wins against both Tennessee and Wisconsin.
With Marina Garcia gone, Cal is looking for a new breaststroker in the 400 medley relay. Among the breaststroke specialists, Ali Harrison appears to be the early front runner.
Meynen, who has been undefeated in the 100 free at dual meets since her freshman season (2016-17), extended her winning streak with a 49.46 to outpace Wisconsin’s Emmy Sehmann (49.96).
Half of the California men’s team headed to Stockton this weekend for a dual meet on Friday. While the rest of the team traveled to Salt Lake City for a meet against Utah, the Bears’ contingent in Stockton earned a victory over Pacific.
All-American IMer Reka Gyorgy put up one of the highlights of the meet, taking down a Pool Record in the 200 IM.
While she typically swims the freestyle leg, Comerford took over the fly leg of the 400 medley relay this time, posting a 50.73 to give the Cardinals a huge lead.
British breaststroke star Adam Peaty is set to make his 2017-18 season debut at the Machester International Swim Meet
The Tulane and SMU women faced off in dual meet action on Friday, with the Green Wave beating the Mustangs for the first time ever.