Matt Grevers will dive in for today’s 100 back prelims.
Andrew has scratched out of the 100 back, but will still swim in today’s 100 breast.
Chase Kalisz will go after his own Pro Swim Series Record in the 400 IM, while teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley will battle it out in the 200 back.
One of the things to look out for this morning is Olympic champion Allison Schmitt’s return to competition. She’ll be swimming in heat 9 of the 200 free.
Distance ace Ariarne Titmus will compete in tonight’s 400 free final.
The 200 fly was shaping up to be a close one, but NC State’s Andreas Vazaios remained on top as the only swimmer to break 1:39 in the final.
Finnerty was the top seed in the 200 breast after prelims, and he stayed on top tonight to win in 1:50.17. That moves him up to #5 all-time.
Florida’s Caeleb Dressel has been smashing barriers all week. Dressel, a senior, set out to make history individually one last time for the Gators in tonight’s 100 free final.
With a tight team battle in the works, Texas freshman Austin Katz came up clutch in tonight’s 200 back.
That was a lifetime best by Ipsen, blowing away his former best 14:31.21 from the 2018 ACC Championships.
Day 4 prelims of the Men’s NCAA Championships concluded with the 400 free relay, where sprint ace Caeleb Dressel of Florida was once again a crucial part of his squad.
Vazaios broke 1:40 for the first time this morning, clocking in at 1:39.68.
Cal’s Andrew Seliskar swam to a lifetime best in prelims of the 200 breast, qualifying 2nd only to Indiana’s Ian Finnerty.
Despite Injury, Ress Swims to #11 All-Time While Pieroni Moves to #7; Dressel Swims 4th Fastest Time in History
Despite having to scratch out of the 200 free on Friday due to an injury, NC State’s Justin Ress really stepped up for the Wolfpack this morning.
Cal and USC battled for the win, with USC narrowly pulling it out in 1:21.82 to Cal’s 1:21.88. The Bears, though they finished 2nd, set a new American Record.