This week in Lanes 2, 3, and 4 on our subscription service you can witness in slow motion one of the most impressive starts you will ever see, that of Olympian Brad Tandy. It is a thing of beauty.
The ND women had an impressive team showing, claiming victory over Kentucky and Mizzou, which are 2 top 20 teams from last season’s NCAAs, and ending in a tie with IU, the 8th place team performer at last year’s NCAAs.
Northern Iowa’s Katie Taylor swam a quick 2:03.84 to win the 200 IM by nearly 4 seconds.
Christian Ferraro (Georgia Tech) won the men’s 100 fly with a 47.94, touching close to a second off his personal best of 46.65.
1-2-3 finishes in the 100 fly and 500 free, as well as a handful of 2-3-4 finishes were able to boost Houston over Tulane in a down-to-the-wire finish.
Ohio State’s freshmen breaststrokers threw down impressive times in the men’s 150 breast. Stefano Batista won the event with a 1:27.34, followed very closely by Jason Mathews, who finished in 1:27.46.
Gorbenko still has a pretty full schedule at the Youth Olympic Games, set to swim the 200 back, 200 breast, and 100 free. The versatility of that schedule shows off why she’s such a good 200 IM’er.
Kaylee McKeown will look to move up after an 8th place finish in this morning’s 200 IM, as well as defending her top-seeded time from this morning in the 100 back.
Team Elite’s Yan Zibei posted a pair of extremely quick breaststroke times today. Zibei won the 100 breast in the 1st session with a 51.45, outpacing runner-up Carsten Vissering (USC) by .37 seconds. Zibei was even faster in the 200 in the 2nd session, posting a 1:51.87 to claim victory by nearly 7 seconds.
Ruby Martin (ASU) won the 200 fly in her 1st regular season individual race of her collegiate career.
USC has shown off what may be this season’s powerhouse 500 free squad, which happens to also be made up entirely of freshmen.
On the men’s side of the meet, a pair of international freshmen took up the torch for Iowa.
The dates and locations for the U.S. Winter Jr. Nationals East and West meets have been decided by USA Swimming, with the East meet taking place December 11-14th at Georgia Tech, and the West meet taking place the same dates in Federal Way, Washington.
PROVO, Utah – Utah Swimming and Diving geared up for the regular season with a convincing display at the BYU Relays this evening. The Utes captured 12 of 15 events in their only exhibition meet.
San Diego’s Alex Hubel touched 1st in the 100 fly, winning with a time of 56.11.