On Friday, the Tide traveled to SEC and in-state rival Auburn for dual meet action. The women were victorious, giving them their first dual meet victory over Auburn since 1996. On the men’s side, however, Auburn prevailed.
Florida’s Jan Switkowski was instrumental to the win, finishing 1st in all 3 of his individual races. His time in the 200 fly is 3rd in the NCAA this year and the fastest done by an NCAA swimmer outside of the USA vs. College Challenge.
Tracy Menzel, a 2009 graduate and four-year member of the Ladies swimming and diving program, will return to Kenyon College as an assistant coach for both the men’s and women’s teams.
The Florida State swimming and diving teams will head out west to face a nationally respected (RV/8) Arizona State Sun Devils squad in Tempe, Ariz. On Saturday at 11 a.m.
The Arkansas swimming and diving team heads west this weekend to Los Angeles, as the Razorbacks compete in a quad-meet with host UCLA, Washington State and UC Davis on Saturday at 1 p.m. CT.
Jacob Schababerle, a two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and NISCA All-American who swims for James E. Taylor High School and Power For Life, has made a verbal commitment to the Aggies for 2018-19.
María Artigas of Madrid, Spain has given a verbal commitment to the University of Miami for 2018-19.
Ricardo Martinez, who swims for Osceola Fundamental High School and Tampa Bay Aquatics, has made a verbal commitment to the application process at Cornell.
Lauren Miller of Northridge High School and Northridge Area Swimming Association has made a verbal commitment to the in-state Indiana University Hoosiers for 2018-19.
Caroline Sargent from The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy Lauralton Hall and Westport/Weston Family Y Swim Team has verbally committed to swim for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County next fall.
Joshua Wuflestad from Chaska High School and West Express Swim Team has announced he is headed to South Dakota State University in the fall.
Fairport Area Swim Team’s (FAST) Becca Evans has announced her verbal commitment to swim for Rice University in the fall.
Cecilia Moore of Bishop Watterson High School and Ohio State Swim Club has announced her verbal commitment to Ball State University.
17-year-old World Junior relay champ and World Champs relay medalist Rebecca Smith will join the University of Toronto’s program next year, the school announced today.
Florida’s Ben Lawless, a 2016 NCAA scorer in the mile, led the way with 2 individual wins.