Caeleb Dressel Rocks 45.01 100 Fly, 51.88 100 Breast At OSU Invite

Florida’s Caeleb Dressel continues to show off his versatality in Colombus at the Ohio State Inivite, posting two more nation leading times.

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Men’s Scores After Day 2:

  1. Ohio State – 855.5
  2. Florida – 837
  3. Kentucky – 361.5

Women’s Scores After Day 2:

  1. Florida – 727.5
  2. Ohio State – 607
  3. Kentucky – 404.5
  4. Washington State – 378
  5. Miami – 285

Ohio State started off tonight’s final session with a close win in the 200 medley relay. Li Zhesi, Taylor Vargo, Meg Bailey, and Annie Jongekrijg combined to win the relay with a 1:40.11, touching just ahead of Florida’s relay at 1:40.24. The Florida men had better luck, thanks in part to Caeleb Dressel‘s breaststroke leg. Dressel’s split 23.40 leading Florida to a 1:24.54 victor. Ohio State finished second in 1:26.47.

Lindsey Clary (OSU), Jessica Theilmann (UF), and Hannah Burns (UF) battled it out through the women’s 400 IM. Clary ultimately won for Ohio State with a time of 4:07.95, finishing ahead of Theilmann’s 4:08.88 and Burns’ 4:09.22. Mark Szaranek of Florida topped the field in the men’s 400 IM, leading himself and Kentucky’s Brandon Flynn under 4:50 to finish first and second at 3:44.31 and 3:47.70, respectively.

Florida’s sprinters put on a show during the 100 butterfly. Caeleb Dressel posted another nation leader in the men’s 100 butterfly, winning the event in 45.01. He has been on fire all weekend. Last night he won the 50 freestyle with a 18.77. Natalie Hinds also won the women’s 100 butterfly, winning with a 52.03.

Later in the session, Dressel jumped back on the blocks for the 100 breaststroke and posted another nation leader, finishing with a 51.88. That swim lowered Eduardo Solaeche-Gomez‘s school record of 52.05.

Florida continued to press on with another victory in the 200 freestyle. Amelia Maughan touched out Kentucky’s Geena Freriks to win the 200 freestyle. Maughan won with a 1:46.51 just ahead of Freriks’ 1:46.78. On the men’s side Pawel Werner, Mitch D’Arrigo, and Jan Switkowski swept the men’s 200 freestyle. Werner won with a 1:34.19 and D’Arrigo finished second at 1:34.95. Switkowski was just behind the with a 1:35.30.

Ohio State’s Taylor Vargo posted the top time in the women’s 100 breaststroke with a 1:01.63, just ahead of Kentucky’s Kendra Crew at 1:01.71.

Danielle Galyer won the final individual event for Kentucky’s women’s team with a 52.45. Her teammate, Bridgette Alexander, finished second at 53.30. Jack Blyzinskyj and Corey Main lead the way in the men’s 100 back for Florida. Blyzinskyj won with a huge 45.43 and Main finished second at 46.84.

Florida won the women’s 800 freestyle relay with a time of 7:06.55. Natalie Hinds got them off to a strong start with a 1:43.55 lead off split. The Florida men won the 800 freestyle relay with Corey Main, Pawel Werner, Mitch D’Arrigo, and Jan Switkowski. All four swimmers were 1:35.6 or better on the relay, finishing with a final time of 6:18.43.

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samuel huntington

Florida men look really good this year, wow


Is there anything that Dressel CANT do?!?!


Everyone disses Dressels breaststroke skills but at this point I think he could go a sub two minute 200m IM tapered due to his improvement in the stroke

samuel huntington

maybe, but a 200M event is very different than a 100 yard event

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