Jones blasted a 23.26 to earn lane 4 for tonight’s final, clearing the former record of 23.29 set by Eugene Godsoe at 2013 Nationals.
In 2014, it took a 49.12 to make the top 6, and only 3 men were under 49 seconds. Two of those men were just barely under with a pair of 48.9s. Tonight in Indianapolis, it took a 48.49 to place 6th.
The American women now look like a serious threat to Australia in the gold medal race, while the men are in great shape to win gold.
A credible source tells SwimSwam that David Marsh, the former head coach of SwimMAC Carolina, will be taking over the…
Comerford is just the 2nd American ever to break the 53 barrier.Comerford is just the 2nd American ever to break the 53 barrier.
Kevin Litherland blasted a 15:10.93 to lead the afternoon heats of the men’s 1500 free.
After Caeleb Dressel’s eye-popping 40.00 in the 100 free at NCAAs, swimming fans are eager to see what he can put together in the long course pool.
Simone Manuel has been shockingly good in the 100 free over the past year. She was already a top-tier sprinter, but after pulling off a stunning upset to tie for gold in the 100 free at the Rio Olympics, she was arguably even more jaw-dropping at 2017 NCAAs.
All-in-all, Dressel has entered 5 events: 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 50 fly, and 100 fly.
Yuhan clocked in at 4:07.72, touching 5 seconds ahead of anyone else in the field.
After Smoliga took the narrow win ahead of Baker at Olympic Trials, Baker turned the tables in Rio to win a silver medal while Smoliga finished 6th.
After winning the 100 free on day 1, freestyle standout Qiu Yuhan kept the ball rolling with another gold on night 2.
Her winning time of 2:08.16 makes her the 15th fastest performer in the world this year.
Jack Conger and Tom Shields headline a group of men in the 51-low range who could become the first swimmers other than Phelps to break 51 seconds since the end of the supersuit era.
Cal All-American Andrew Seliskar is absent from the entries for the upcoming 2017 U.S. Nationals, which serve as the World Championships Trials.