Courtesy of Stanley Wong. Thanks to Matt Traub for sending SwimSwam this swimming video.
The men’s invites were much more centralized in the 5 biggest conferences, with the SEC once again leading all conferences in invited swimmers.
Here’s a listing of award-winners from the conference championships that wrapped up around the country over the past three weeks.
This set of interactive graphs breaks down invites to the women’s NCAA Championships by conference. The powerful SEC nabbed over a quarter of all the NCAA swimming invites and 15 more than second-place Pac-12.
Check out the official psych sheets and invite lists for the 2014 Division I Women’s national championships here. Defending champs Georgia lead with 17 individual swimming qualifiers.
Later this week, official NCAA invites for the Division I women’s meet will be announced. Here’s refresher on how the selection process works.
With the NCAA not allowing swimmers to remove the kick-plates from the Spectrum blocks at the University of Minnesota, here are some visuals of what the starting platform will look like for relay swimmers at the women’s NCAA Championships later this month.
Dartmouth senior Nejc Zupan won the 200 breast and was named Career High-Point Swimmer at the 2014 Ivy League Championships.
Excitement is building for the last night of the 2014 Men’s Ivy League Championships at Blodgett Pool in Cambridge, Mass.
Brian Hogan of Yale set a new meet and pool record in the 1000 free at the 2014 Ivy League Championships in Cambridge.
Someone at Blodgett Pool will be busy at the conclusion of the 2014 Men’s Ivy League Championships; a whole lot of new names will have to go up on the records board. The preliminary session of Day Two saw new pool records established in four of five individual events, including the 100 breast by Nejc Zupan of Dartmouth (pictured above).
University of Pennsylvania sophomore Chris Swanson won the 500 free on the first night of the 2014 Men’s Ivy League Championship at Blodgett Pool in Cambridge, Mass.
Princeton sophomore Teo D’Alessandro (pictured above) is top seed in the 200 IM at the 2014 Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships at Blodgett Pool in Cambridge, Mass.
Will home pool advantage tip the balance Harvard’s way? Will Princeton upset the hosts and achieve a six-peat? Can Yale knock either P or H out of their ongoing 1-2 finish? Tune in beginning Thursday, February 27 to find out.
Brown University’s Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center is the site of the 2014 Women’s Ivy League Championships. As in past years, it has turned into a heated battle between Princeton and Harvard for the crown. The last session begins tonight at 6:00 p.m.