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.
We have an extremely close 3 team battle set up for the final night at the 2016 Women’s NCAA Championships. Cal, Stanford, and Georgia will fight to see who comes out on top.
Olivia Smoliga and the Georgia Bulldogs are in position to win tonight, but they’ll have a fight on their hands from Stanford
The backstrokers absence could really hurt the Longhorns in the team standings
Stanford was faced with a devastating 200 free relay DQ on the first night, but after a strong showing in tonight’s finals that included wins in the 400 IM and 200 medley relay, they’ve put themselves back into position to compete for the team title.
Georgia, Cal, and Stanford are locked in a team race that could come down to the 400 free relay tomorrow night.
Stanford leads the teams in number of A finalists. The Cardinal has 6 ups, 1 down, and they’re in the final of the 200 medley relay. They’re looking to bounce back after a tough DQ in the 200 free relay last night, and have set themselves up well to get back into the top 3.
Olivia Smoliga and the Georgia Bulldogs are rolling in Atlanta. How much ground are they in position to make up on Cal and Stanford?
This season, the Golden Bears have a good chance at repeating as champions in this event and making another run at the record. They’re the only team that’s been under 1:27 so far in 2016, entering the meet with their 1:26.77 from Pac-12s.
Stanford enters the 2016 NCAA Championships as the defending champions in the 400 freestyle relay and the top seed with a 3:11.44. If they want to defend that title, they’ll have to fend off some tough competition from Cal, USC, and NC State.
The Florida Gators, seen here celebrating their 800 free relay win at SEC’s last month, are one of several men’s teams with five automatic relay qualification times