Bethany Galat had a great 2015-16 season followed by an even better summer ’16– she’ll be dominant player in the IM’s at the conference and national level this year in her junior season.
Intrasquad & Alumni Meets dominate this weekend’s swimming schedule
Georgia boasts both of Team USA’s Olympic 400 IMers: Jay Litherland (left) and silver medalist Chase Kalisz (right), returning from a redshirt season.
Senior Leah Smith and the rest of the Cavaliers are aiming for their 10th-straight ACC title this season and their third consecutive 5th place finish at NCAA’s.
Alabama didn’t graduate any individual NCAA points – that is, until news broke that NCAA champ Kristian Gkolomeev was out of eligibility. Now it’s up to Connor Oslin and a scary backstroke crew to carry the Crimson Tide back towards the top 10.
The Trojans have brought in more than enough talent to keep their relays intact, and could easily find themselves matching or improving on their 6th place finish from last season.
NCAA runner-up Peter John Stevens leads one of the nation’s best breaststroke groups.
2014 NCAA Champion Brooklynn Snodgrass is back for IU after taking a redshirt year during the 2015-16 season.
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Mallory Comerford is a rangy freestyler who will lead the way for Louisville as a sophomore this year.
Olympian Blake Pieroni leads an IU sprint freestyle crew that is among the toughest in the NCAA.
With Alexia Zevnik, Hannah Moore, and Rachel Muller coming off a strong 2016 NCAAs, and Ky-Lee Perry bringing immediate individual scoring potential, NC State should be able to compete for another top 10 finish this season.
Auburn has won 11 straight SEC titles in the 400 free relay, but needs a better NCAA showing to improve on last year’s 10th-place finish.
The Michigan women head into 2016-17 with a good chance at repeating as Big Ten champions. Their freestyle group has plenty of scoring potential in both sprint and distance, which bodes well for their free relays as well as the individual points.
Kirsten Jacobsen is one of many reasons for Arizona fans to be excited for the next few years of Wildcat swimming