Notably, Condorelli’s best time of 47.88 is already faster than Dotto’s Italian Record of 47.96, so this is a big boost for the Italians and makes them a much bigger threat for the relay podium in 2020.
Among the top swims to watch tonight is the men’s 50 free, where Michael Andrew and Caeleb Dressel will race for the title.
Erika Brown, who had huge breakouts during the NCAA season, is already improving in the long course pool after her best time in the 100 fly this morning.
Roy demolished his own former 17-18 National Age Group Record in the event, blowing away the old mark of 2:10.77 by a full second as he touched in 2:09.73. In doing so, he beat Chase Kalisz, who also broke 2:10 for the first time ever.
“I will be heading to NYU next fall because the team and Trevor are super ambitious and hungry for success and I want to be a part of that.”
Olympic backstroker Olivia Smoliga put up a lifetime best in the 50 back shootouts at the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series stop in Mesa, and it was an American Record to boot.
The women’s 50 fly field included Olympic butterfliers Kelsi Dahlia, Farida Osman, and Louise Hansson.
The men’s 50 fly came down to World Junior Record holder Michael Andrew versus fellow U.S. National Teamer Tim Phillips.
The men’s 50 breast had a strong field that included Austin shootout champ Nic Fink, U.S. Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes, and American Record holder Ian Finnerty.
In the women’s 50 breast rounds, Austin champ Molly Hannis once again took the win. She put up yet another sub-30, touching in 29.97 while fellow Olympic breaststroker Breeja Larson was 2nd in 30.42.
Nathan Adrian and Michael Andrew made it to the final round of the 50 free shootouts for a rematch of their Austin race.
Comerford’s quarterfinal time was just 6 hundredths shy of her lifetime best, and that was coming off a post-NCAAs break.
Neidigh, the Winter Nationals mile champ, started to take off around the 500-meter mark and stretched out her lead to over 10 seconds as she won the race in 16:38.24.
After winning the 50 free shootouts in Austin, Margo Geer is looking to come out on top in another round of 50 frees.
Nathan Adrian will set himself up for a chance to win another round of 50 free shootouts tonight.