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5 Big Things From Day 2 of 2017 Men’s NCAAs

By our count, 30 different men broke 19 at some point today, together accounting for 51 different sub-19 swims and led by Caeleb Dressel, who popped four swims under 19 and one under 18.

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2017 M. NCAAs: Cal Downs 400 Medley Relay American Record in 3:01.51

Though they finished 2nd to Texas, the Bears took down the American Record in a blistering 3:01.51. That took down the former American Record mark of 3:01.60 set by Cal at the 2015 NCAA Meet.

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2017 M. NCAAs: Florida’s Szaranek, Texas’ Licon Tie For 200 IM Victory

After a thrilling tie in the women’s 200 free at last week’s NCAA meet, we saw another tie for 1st place in today’s Men’s NCAA Championships, as Texas’ Will Licon and Florida’s Mark Szaranek tied for the 200 IM victory in 1:40.67.

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Indiana Puts Two Divers Into 1-Meter A Final, Texas One

Indiana will get its expected big points boost from diving tonight, with James Connor and Michael Hixon both qualifying for the A final in 3rd and 5th, respectively.

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2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

NC State will look to build off their momentum from last night’s fantastic relay performance.

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2017 M. NCAA Finals Preview: 5 Sub-4:10 Swimmers Battle in 500 Free

This morning, South Carolina’s Fynn Minuth, teammate Akaram Mahmoud, and Michigan’s Felix Auboeck all broke 4:10, but tonight they’ll be challenged by Townley Haas and Clark Smith, who have also been sub-4:10.

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2017 M. NCAA Up/Downs: Texas Will Rise on Day 2

Following day 1, the NC State Wolpack held an early lead over the defending champion Texas Longhorns, but the Longhorns are set to bounce back to the top of the standings in day 2 finals.

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Blake Pieroni: “My goal was to go 1:31 low” (Video)

Indiana’s Blake Pieroni started with a 1:30.87 on his leadoff leg to take over the #2 spot all-time

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Only One Scratch Out Of Circle Seeds At Day 2 Prelims

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

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Watch NC State Demolish US Open Record in 800 Free Relay

Watch NC State swim a 6:06.53 800 free relay, the swiftest time ever.

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New NCAA Event Order Paying Dividends With 7 Of 8 Fastest 800 Relays Ever

In just two years since the NCAA moved the 800 free relay to a stand-alone Wednesday night event, we’ve seen eight different relays surpass what was previously the fastest time in history.

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2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Texas will look to defend their title in tonight’s race, with 3 of Team USA’s Olympic gold medalists in the 800 free relay stepping up to the plate for the Longhorns: Townley Haas, Jack Conger, and Clark Smith.

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2017 M. NCAAs: NC State Leads Day 1 Scoring with 800 Free Relay Win

Following day 1 finals at the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships, the NC State Wolfpack leads the way after pulling off the upset in the 800 free relay.

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Pieroni, Carter Blast #2 and #3 200 Frees All-Time To Open NCAAs

The first event of the men’s NCAA Championships came with plenty of fireworks. Indiana’s Blake Pieroni and USC’s Dylan Carter put up the second- and third-fastest 200 freestyles of all-time leading off for their teams.

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All the Links You Need for the 2017 Men’s D1 NCAA Championships

You can find all the links you need to follow along right here on SwimSwam, as well as event-by-event previews and predictions.

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