Cal Freshman Gabriel Jett Breaks Down 1:32 200 free


Reported by Robert Gibbs.


  • NCAA ‘A’ Cut – 1:32.05
  • 2021 NCAA Cutline – 1:34.04
  • Pool Record – 1:29.50
  1. Gabriel Jett (Cal) – 1:32.52
  2. Patrick Callan (Michigan) – 1:32.77
  3. Coby Carrozza (Texas) – 1:33.06

It looked like 4 or 5 swimmers could win this race heading into the last turn, but it was Cal freshman Gabriel Jett who rocketed off of the wall and into the finish, busting out a 1:32.52 that makes him the 2nd-fastest man in the NCAA this season. Jett’s been getting a lot of hype in our comment section, and deservingly so, it seems, as today he’s improved his lifetime best from 1:35.30 to 1:32.52.

Michigan’s Patrick Callan finished just behind Jett at 1:32.77, putting up at #5 in the nation this season. Texas’ Coby Carrozza took 3rd in 1:33.06, just ahead of his teammate Luke Hobson. The freshman Hobson was the breakout star of the first two days after splitting 1:31 on the Longhorns’ 800 free relay and breaking a Michael Phelps’ NAG record yesterday in the 500.

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8 months ago

We checked that, because we had the same thought, and there are quite a few.

Townley is fastest ever at 1:30.46.Cameron Craig’s best time of 1:31.71 came as a freshman. Auboeck, Magahey, Baturalp Unlu for GT last season, Luke Miller at NC State last season, and Brooks Curry have all been faster as freshmen. Dean Farris, Kibler, Rooney, were all faster as freshmen.

8 months ago

Smokin Jett! So great to see that kid’s smiling face. Never fails to impress me.

Island boy
8 months ago

Jake magahey, Drew kibler, Townley hass

Former ASU Swammer
Reply to  Island boy
8 months ago

Cameron Craig – ASU

8 months ago

Townley was faster. I think he was 1:30.4 or something like that.

Reply to  ArtVanDeLegh10
8 months ago

That was the swim that broke that legendary 1:31.1 record in 2016 too. Townley opened the floodgates in the 200 free

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