SCAD holds a 133.5-point lead over Keiser heading into Day 3 finals at 2020 NAIA National Championship in Knoxville, Tennessee.
A number of teams, including frontrunners SCAD and Keiser, outperformed their psych sheet seedings during prelims on Day 3.
SCAD (+14), Simpson (+13), Life (+11), and Keiser (+10) all had double-digit improvements over their psych sheet seedings on Day 3.
Keiser and SCAD both had strong mornings and are poised to maintain their positions at the top of the standings after the Day 3 prelims session.
Keiser had a strong morning on Day 3 but SCAD continued to perform well, leaving little room for the Seahawks to pull off an upset.
Keiser won both relays and 2 of the 3 individual swimming events to move past SCAD in the standings on Day 2.
SCAD increased their lead over Keiser, winning three of the five swimming events on Thursday night in Knoxville.
Marcel Nagy of Keiser tied the NAIA Championship Meet Record in the 50 free with 19.71.
SCAD’s Zoltan Monori, DJ Nowacki, Kristof Monori, and Joel Thatcher opened the 2020 NAIA National Championships with a new meet record in the 800 free relay.
SCAD women won the 800 free relay for the fifth year in a row on Wednesday at 2020 NAIA National Championships, setting a program record along the way.
The SCAD Bees look poised to claim the NAIA national women’s title for the third consecutive year. The meet starts on Wednesday in Knoxville.
Keiser brings a lot of depth to the 2020 NAIA National Championships and will look to hold off 2019 runner-up SCAD. The meet begins Wednesday in Knoxville.
Maria Steakley will jump from assistant at Cumberlands, the 8-time Mid-South Conference Champions in women’s swimming, to Midland, the newest Mid-South members.
Coghlan comes to St. Thomas after four years at Keiser University, which also competes in the NAIA’s Sun Coast Conference .
Kettering City Swim Team’s Braydon Kime has committed to swim at the University of Saint Mary, a newcomer to the NAIA, beginning next fall.