Conger wasted no time establishing his lead tonight, blasting a 45.78 opening split en route to a 1:37.35 victory.
The Texas Longhorns are your 2016-17 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving champions, marking their 3rd-straight team title.
Licon, a senior, went out in style, taking one last NCAA victory with an American and NCAA Record time of 1:47.91.
Purdue swept the CSCAA diving awards at the 2017 NCAA Championships, with coach Adam Soldati winning the Diving Coach of the Year title.
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Swimming in the final at the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships, Murphy, the American Record holder, pulled off another sweep of the backstrokes with a 1:36.75.
Dylan Carter and Indiana’s Blake Pieroni ended the 200 with a tie for second. Both men were 1:31.16, tying for the 5th-fastest performance all-time.
While they try to chase down NC State for 4th, Indiana will also have to hold off USC, who is projected to come just 6 points behind, if they want to secure a top 5 finish.
Defending NCAA champion and record holder Schooling swam through the morning heats in 1:45.47, placing 37th overall.
2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…
Mulcare dropped almost a full second from his time, clocking in at 1:38.56 to tie NC State’s Hennessey Stuart as the 9th fastest performer ever in the event.
The final tallies are in: 38 different men broke 19 seconds at some point during the 2017 men’s Division I NCAA Champinships, together accounting for an incredible 81 swims of 18.99 or better.
In the NCAA final, Dressel blasted off the final wall to overtake Schooling, posting a new NCAA, U.S. Open, and American Record to win the race in 43.58 to Schooling’s 43.75.
9th-seeded Justin Ress has scratched the 200 backstroke in favor of the 100 freestyle at day 3 prelims, and he gets some instant help as 9-seed Matt McHugh has scratched the event.
The Longhorns have practically secured the team victory at this point, but the battle for runner-up is still relatively close between Cal and Florida.
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