Here what the stars, both athletes and coaches, had to say about a whirlwind week of college swimming in Indianapolis
2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…
Dressel shot off the blocks en route to the fastest performance ever, touching in 40.00 to dominate a loaded field that included Olympic relay teammates Ryan Held and Blake Pieroni.
Auboeck, Mahmoud, and Wilimovsky were all under the previous mark of 14:23.52, which was set by Connor Jaeger at the 2014 USA Winter National Championships.
Michael Chadwick’s 40.95 now makes him the 4th-fastest ever in the event and was the 6th-fastest performance ever
Conger wasted no time establishing his lead tonight, blasting a 45.78 opening split en route to a 1:37.35 victory.
Murphy’s swim made him only the 4th man in NCAA history go eight-for-eight in NCAA victories across the 100 and 200 of any one stroke
The Texas Longhorns are your 2016-17 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving champions, marking their 3rd-straight team title.
Licon, a senior, went out in style, taking one last NCAA victory with an American and NCAA Record time of 1:47.91.
Florida junior Caeleb Dressel has been named 2017’s CSCAA Swimmer of the Year in the NCAA, his second year winning at least a share of the award.
Texas Head Coach Eddie Reese was named the 2017 CSCAA Coach of the Year after coaching the Longhorns to their 3rd-straight NCAA championship title this week.
Swimming in the final at the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships, Murphy, the American Record holder, pulled off another sweep of the backstrokes with a 1:36.75.
It’s been a banner meet for Florida’s Caeleb Dressel, and he capped it off with the third-fastest 100 freestyle in history at 40.48 leading off Florida’s 400 free relay.
While they try to chase down NC State for 4th, Indiana will also have to hold off USC, who is projected to come just 6 points behind, if they want to secure a top 5 finish.
Defending NCAA champion and record holder Schooling swam through the morning heats in 1:45.47, placing 37th overall.