The Biggest news coming into this morning is that Andrew Seliskar will not be swimming the 400 IM, and rather is opting for the 200 free today.
Smith is now on NAG record watch for finals tonight, as she currently sits just .26 seconds off Bray’s record.
Akron seems to be leading this charge of Mid-Major programs, having qualified 3 individual swimmers and 4 out of 5 relays to the meet.
The most interesting race of the day was final of the men’s 200 fly, where three swimmers, Andrew Koustik, Sam Pomajevich, and Daniil Antipov, were vying for times fast enough to earn them a ticket to the NCAAs.
Nick Vance, Liam Hutchinson, Rachel Stege, and Anna Peplowski each broke individual meet records.
Both records were held by Chinese teammate, Li Bingjie, who came in 3rd tonight with a 16:19.71.
The 2019 Pro Swim Series – Des Moines stop kicks off tonight with the women’s and men’s miles.
In addition to the 1-2-3-4 finish in the 200 back, Stanford also posted 1-2 finishes in the 400 IM and 500 free.
IU and Michigan appear to be gearing up for another thrilling team battle next year, as Michigan returns 1054 points, to IU’s 1008
They were able to win the meet by 261 points despite winning only 3 events, compared to 13 event wins last year.
Her time ties Lia Neal for 10th all-time fastest performer in the SCY 100 free, and ties Neal for 9th all-time in the NCAA.
What’s kind of incredible here is that we pretty much know this relay has the ability to be faster.
Defending NCAA Champion Austin Katz will swim the 200 back on Saturday evening at Big 12s.
In an action-packed final day of competition at C-USAs, FIU hung on to win the team title over Rice, thanks to 4 event wins on the day.
Additionally, Tolman’s time ties our estimated NCAA invite time for the 200 breast this year, giving him a real chance at earning an invite.