The Longhorns are slated to battle 3 top 10 opponents from last season’s NCAAs, the first of which will be #3 Florida and #7 Indiana in a tri-meet on September 29th.
On November 3rd, the in-state rivals will go head-to-head in a dual meet for the first time since the 2014-15 season.
It’s a big year in Columbus, as they’ll host the 2017 Ohio State Invite, 2017 U.S. Winter Nationals, 2018 Women’s Big Ten Championships, and 2018 Women’s NCAA Championships.
Florida State’s 2 away meets this season will feature 2 of their toughest competitors: Arizona State and in-state rival Florida.
The USA finished with double the number of total medals earned by any other country. They tallied up 32 medals, while Japan and Hungary tied for 2nd with 16 medals each.
Contributing to the American medal total on day 5 were Michael Andrew (50 fly gold), Grace Ariola (50 back bronze), and the women’s 4×100 free relay (silver).
Italy’s Nicolo Martinenghi is the headliner in tonight’s 50 breast semifinals as he chases his own Junior World Record.
Canada became the only other country other than the U.S. to have earned double digit medals thus far with 10 total medals.
Team USA’s Michael Andrew will take on a triple tonight, swimming finals of the 50 free and 50 back. He’s also got semifinals of the 50 fly.
The USA broke its tie with Japan in the gold medal standings thanks to their 4 victories on the final night of competition.
Ella Eastin is the favorite in tonight’s 200 fly final.
The USA holds its lead in the golds tally and the total medal tally.
Roka was a collegiate swimmer for Gardner-Webb from 2004-2008, and credited her time at GWU as the inspiration for her swim.
Japan and the USA remain tied in the race for most golds. Ali Deloof tied for gold in the 50 back to give the Americans a gold, but Japan won gold in tonight’s 4×200 free relay, so they’re now tied with 7 golds each.
Ali Deloof will compete for gold in tonight’s 50 back final.