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Adding a fourth day to the meet will help spread out the events, but it could make the final day more challenging.
Tennessee hit some major adversity at the 2015 NCAA Championships, but a small graduating class and a big-time incoming transfer provide high hopes for 2016.
Texas A&M will host the annual Art Adamson Invitational on Nov. 19-21, with a bit of a twist this year. Prelims will be held in long course meters, with finals in short course yards.
Michael Chadwick’s huge summer gives #11 Mizzou optimism that 2016 could top even a 2015 season that was the best in program history.
In addition to his primary events last year, he also has potential for the Aggies in the 100 breast. His 54.55 from a time trial at Pac 12s would’ve scored at last year’s SEC championships and landed him in 18th overall.
Notably, they’ll face Texas A&M in a dual meet, whose women finished as the runner-up to Georgia in the SEC. The teams also square off with Texas, where the men will rematch with the NCAA champion Longhorns.
One of the most interesting showdowns here could be the race between Brock Bonetti and UGA’s Tynan Stewart in the backstrokes.
After cracking the top 5 at NCAAs for the 3rd straight year in 2014-15, Texas A&M has released a schedule with a few exciting rivalries in the 2015-16 season.
The University of Missouri has released its 2015-16 schedule. Absent this year from the schedule are Auburn, South Carolina, and the Mizzou invitational in November.
U.S. Olympian Kathleen Hersey is one of five figures inducted into the Georgia Aquatic Hall of Fame over the weekend.
“Jos has experience swimming and coaching at the highest levels of the sport. I look forward to his passion and enthusiasm immediately paying off in coaching and recruiting.”
Jack Conger and the rest of the NCAA will be aiming for the 2016 NCAA qualifying time standards all season.