It was a strong first night of finals for the Florida freshman on the women’s side as they won 2 of the 3 individual events. Leah Braswell knocked over a second off her 500 free time, pulling ahead of Auburn freshman Emily Hetzer (4:39.18) on the back half to win in 4:37.83.
NC State’s Andreas Vazaios was the fastest on backstroke (24.93) and 2nd-fastest on breast (29.83) in the field to win the men’s 200 IM in 1:43.02
NC State’s Ky-lee Perry swam the fastest women’s 50 free in the NCAA so far this season in the prelims at the IU Invite, clocking 21.80.
The Virginia men’s and women’s diving teams closed the opening day of the Navy Diving Invite on Thursday at Lejeune Hall, with senior Kylie Towbin setting a school record in the 3m dive.
Pumputis’s 1:44.83 from last week’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge is no more.
Coleman Stewart was one of four NC State men to break 20.0 in the 50 free this morning.
Scroll down to see our list of swimmers and divers from the class of 2019 who have committed to college programs.
Mallory Comerford is notably swimming the 50 free instead of the 500 on Thursday.
Adam Kerr from Cosby High School and Poseidon Swimming plans to be a Tar Heel next fall.
It would seem that Harry Homans has switched his verbal commitment from North Carolina to Georgia for the fall of 2019.
The first set of invite meets are set to go off this weekend, and swimmers will be looking to lock up a qualifying time for the NCAA Championships.
Florida’s Maxime Rooney is one of the anticipated big guns to compete this week at the Georgia Tech Invite.
For seniors in the class of 2019, the NLI’s Early and Regular Signing Periods have been joined into one and now extend from November 14, 2018 until August 1, 2019 in most Division I and II sports.
Yeadon, who previously was ranked 3rd in the nation at 8:58.55, dropped down to 8:51.97 to take 2nd
Lilly King (57.85) and Lindsey Kozelsky (58.70) both hit NCAA ‘A’ cuts for the Big Ten as they swept the top-3 spots in the women’s 100 breast