2015 Men’s NCAA Championships Day 3 SEC Roundup: Gkolomeev Becomes First ‘Bama Swimmer To Win 100 Free Since 1975
Tons of history was made tonight in Iowa City at the 2015 Men’s Divison 1 NCAA Championships, and a little piece of it came in the 100 freestyle final as Kristian Gkolomeev became the first 100 free champion in the 100 free since 1975.
Tonight marks the first time in history that two swimmers went under 1:50 in the same 200 breaststroke race.
Ranford finished with a final time of 14:34.22, breaking Jeff Kostoff’s 31 year old record of 14:38.22 from 1984.
The NCAA record holder and American record holder are set to face off in the 200 butterfly.
While Texas is practically guaranteed to win heading into the final night of the 2015 NCAA Championships, their lead will be further…
Eddie Reese’s Texas Longhorns are in control going into the final session of the 2015 NCAA Championships on Saturday, but there are still some good team battles going on.
After the first two days of competition, Texas, California, and Michigan are locked in as the top 3 teams this year.
“It’s pretty exciting, I really needed that. I was able to move on after the first swim, the 500 wasn’t so good for me, but I was able to pass it on, move on, and came really strong with that 200 free. “
At the wall it was Cordes first in 50.25 and Fink second in 51.08. That time for Fink was a best time as well, and marked one of the most impressive improvement patterns in the NCAA.
This honor is given at each of the NCAA’s 89 championships to the student-athlete competing at the final championship site who has the highest GPA.
The 400 IM will be a fun battle between the defending champion and American record holder, Chase Kalisz, and Texas star Will Licon.
Day 1 finals left us with a tight race between the top 5-10 teams, with a few trailing closely behind…
The Longhorns will earn more points in the 100 butterfly than most other team will score in all of their events today…
The Texas Longhorns cemented themselves in first place after the first day of competition with 171 points. With two relay…