Florida won three medals – all from Caeleb Dressel – and California matched them to lead all NCAA programs on day 7 of the 2017 World Championships.
California alums Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley won silver and bronze medals, respectively, in the 200 back to launch Cal to the top of the NCAA medal table with 5 total medals.
Three Georgia Bulldogs won gold medals on day 5 of the 2017 World Championships, pushing UGA into a tie for 2nd among all schools in our NCAA medal table.
Bee Cave, Texas-native Brittany Thompson has given her verbal commitment to Louisiana State University’s class of 2022.
The NCAA places extra scoring emphasis on relays, and it shows internationally: 9 different NCAA programs put 11 athletes on medal-winning mixed medley relays, including all 8 Americans.
15 NCAA programs have had a current swimmer or alum win a medal within three days of Worlds, including Columbia’s Katie Meili and Northwestern’s Matt Grevers.
Katy, Texas-native Danielle Hepler has made a verbal commitment to swim for the University of Missouri in 2018-19.
Louisiana State University will be hiring an intriguing name as its new assistant coach: 2008 Olympic runner-up and former world record-holder Milorad Cavic.
Big performances in the 4×100 freestyle relays have Stanford and Auburn leading all NCAA programs with current collegiate swimmers and alums racking up 4 total swimming medals after two days of the 2017 World Championships.
The former American Record of 47.33 done by Dave Walters in 2009 finally went down, as Dressel flipped in a scorching 22.2 en route to a record-breaking 47.26 on the 400 free relay leadoff.
Jack Dahlgren from Victoria, Minnesota has verbally committed to the University of Missouri, where he will join his sister, rising junior Kylie Dahlgren.
Dressel popped off the start to take the lead over Great Britain’s Ben Proud, holding him off in the final few meters to take top seed for finals in 22.76.
Longtime University of Georgia Bulldogs coach Jack Bauerle is set to receive his first pay increase since 2012.
Missouri post–grad Katharine Ross won the women’s 100 breaststroke by almost 3 seconds.
USA Swimming Worlds Team Member Sarah Gibson has been named the top student-athlete in the country by CoSIDA.