Kentucky’s Chase Lane and Georgia’s Courtney Harnish have been named the 2021 SEC Swimming & Diving Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
The trio of swimmers all scratched out of the 100 breast, where they were all seeded in the top 16, for the 400 IM, where all finished in the top 6 last year.
Courtney Harnish clocked her third-straight conference title in the 500 free tonight, hitting a lifetime best 4:35.33.
Harnish is the only UGA swimmer to win more than one 500 free in consecutive years, and the UGA women have taken the 500 free title 12 of the last 16 years.
Courtney Harnish led Georgia’s charge on Day 2 of the SEC Women’s Championships, leading a group of three swimmers advancing to the ‘A’ final of the 500 free.
Sarah Thompson, who had a field-best 22.42 fly leg in the medley relay last night, is the 50 free top seed this morning for Mizzou.
This includes being aware of his body language, letting athletes decide what success means to them, and straying away from anger as a coaching method.
Ironically, the Rice Owls, the only D1 state in the team that regularly trains outdoors, have only missed 2 days of training because of the weather.
The NCAA Division I Council has committed to have a plan to transition back to in-person recruiting after the current dead period expires on June 1.
Baylor Nelson, the #2 recruit in the class of 2022, had announced his intention to swim at Texas A&M in the class of 2026.
Kentucky’s Riley Gaines is out of the 50 free, where she was the ninth seed, but she’s expected to do the same 100 free/200 free/200 fly lineup as last year.
Courtney Harnish had the best lead-off in the 800 free relay field, going 1:42.96 to hit a lifetime best for the Bulldogs.
We’ve made it to the post-season after an entire NCAA season amidst the pandemic, and tonight marks the first finals session of the 2021 Women’s SEC Champs.
Only Michigan junior Maggie MacNeil has been faster than White in history (23.05), as the Alabama junior surpasses Rachel Bootsma’s 23.36.
The NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships have been confirmed with the usual field size, though we could see other changes coming to the event.