Schooling made up a full second on the first 50 alone, taking his swim out in 19.83 and then brought it home in 23.51.
Licon, a junior, reeled in California’s Josh Prenot and Ryan Murphy to claim the NCAA title, breaking Ryan Lochte’s pool record.
Texas junior Clark Smith has scratched the 200 free as the 10th seed on Friday.
The team race intensifies as NC state slightly out swims Texas during the Thursday morning session of the 2016 NCAA DI Championships.
2016 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 23 – Saturday, March 26 McAuley Aquatic Center – Atlanta, GA Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM…
Texas freshman Townley Haas has already done something faster than anyone in history in his first-ever NCAA Championship swim.
Ryan Murphy and the Cal Bears always bring their A-game to NCAA’s. Will it be enough to upset Texas?
Caeleb Dressel has been on fire this year. You shouldn’t be surprised at where he falls on our list of most valuable swimmers at men’s NCAA’s
NC State will need to reverse history to be in contention
This season, Licon will return to the event without Kalisz, who is redshirting for the Olympic year. He will, however, have to face Cal’s Josh Prenot and Andrew Seliskar. This could turn out to be one of the best races of the meet.
Since finishing 12th last season, NC State has improved their 200 medley relay tremendously. The Wolfpack put up a 1:23.19 at ACCs, to take the top seed heading into NCAAs.
Texas junior Clark Smith will return to the 500 freestyle as the defending NCAA champion. Smith, who won the event in 4:09.72, is the heavy favorite to win the 500 again this year. He’s already been faster than that this season, posting a 4:08.82 at Texas Invite.
We’ve made some big changes to the 2016 NCAA Pick ‘Em Contest, including scoring for choosing the correct team champions.
23 American swimmers aged 17 and under, including Claire Adams (pictured above) would have scored points in the ‘A’ or ‘B’ finals at this weekend’s 2016 Women’s NCAA Division I Championships.