After her breakout year both on the NCAA and the world stage last year, the sky is really the limit for Mallory Comerford, who will rematch some of the best swimmers in history in the freestyle events.
All-in-all, the Bulldogs have some weak spots, but their depth in the IMs and distance freestyles should help them significantly at SECs and NCAAs.
NC State is loaded in the freestyles, with distance specialist Hannah Moore coming off a big summer.
Though Indiana doesn’t have the relays or the incoming classes that other NCAA programs have, its brute individual-event strength will keep it relevant in 2018.
USC has only a small freshman class, but blue-chip breaststroker Margaret Aroesty has potential to become a bona fide star.
Michael Chadwick will be the biggest loss for Mizzou this season.
Luke Kaliszak is key to a lot of Alabama relays in 2018, coming off a season in which he rose into elite sprint backstroke company.
Mackenzie Padington could come up huge for Minnesota, as she comes down from British Columbia for her freshman year with the Gophers.
Head coach Arthur Albiero’s son Nick will be an essential newcomer for Louisville this seaosn.
Siobhan Haughey will be one of Michigan’s biggest scoring threats this season, with the potential to become a triple A finalist at NCAAs.
Zach Apple will be holding things down for Auburn’s sprint group next season.
Jennifer Marrkand is the lone individual NCAA scorer returning for a new-look Virginia squad – from the swimming roster to the coaching staff.
The 2017-18 NCAA schedule for the LSU Tigers has been released. Three new teams have been added to this season’s…
Caroline Baldwin is the top returner for a UNC team in rebuilding mode.
Brooke Forde headlines a scary good class at #1, the Stanford Cardinal.