In a massive surge of IM performances, this year’s NCAA Championships produced 5 of the fastest 11 200 IMers in history.
Johns Hopkins sophomore Brandon Fabian broke the meet record in the 200 free this morning, he’ll take another shot at it tonight.
Tonight, it was Florida’s Jan Switkowski taking over, as he put up a 1:39.54 to become the 3rd fastest performer ever. Behind him, NC State’s Vazaios also broke 1:40 in 1:39.97 to become #4.
2018 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 21 – Saturday, March 24 Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center –…
Dressel lead off for the Gators in 17.81, blowing away the individual 50 free American Record and NCAA Record as he became the first man to ever break 18 seconds from a flat start.
MIT advanced both relays to A finals and had one up and one down, individually, on Day 2 at NCAA Division III Men’s Championships.
The way the morning began, with a relay DQ for Emory in the 4×50 freestyle, it looked like this might be the year that someone other than the Eagles would take the D3 overall crown, but the Eagles hung in there.
A pair of Florida Gators will look to defend their 2017 national titles. Caeleb Dressel is the headliner – the do-everything star will try to win his fourth-straight NCAA 50 free title and challenge his own American record of 18.20.
Indiana and Texas should roll in some big diving points tonight with 3 scorers each, and IU sits 1st and 2nd coming out of 1-meter diving prelims.
Freshman David Fitch of Kenyon did flip turns on his butterfly leg of the 400 medley relay in heats on Thursday morning at the highest-stakes meet of the year, the NCAA Division III Championships.
Cal could swap Justin Lynch to fly on the 400 medley relay, throwing in Ryan Hoffer or Michael Jensen as they seek to run down Indiana for the NCAA title.
Last year’s 500 freestyle showed considerably more depth than the prelims at the 2018 NCAA Championships did this morning.
Winners of the last three NCAA titles and NCAA record-holders in the 400 medley relay, the Texas Longhorns have missed the A final with a 9th-place finish at prelims of the 2018 NCAA meet.
Dressel got after it in prelims, taking down his own record with a quick 18.11.