Texas A&M’s Benjamin Walker and Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin were named Male and Female Swimmers of the Week. LSU also picked up three of the weekly SEC awards.
ACC Champion Caio Pumputis was nearly 3 seconds ahead of the field in the 200 free, setting the pace early on en route to a 1:36.85.
Ben Walker swept the breaststrokes, setting a new Pool Record in the 100 breast. He made it a winning triple as he went on to win the 400 IM as well.
SEC Network will travel to the O’Connell Center Natatorium on Jan. 25 to telecast Florida’s final home meet of the season against conference foe Auburn.
Winning the 50 free in a new pool record and lifetime best was Tennessee senior Erika Brown at 24.57, who gives her commentary on the race in the same time
The Auburn Tigers won every event on both the men’s and women’s sides in their senior day meet against Gardner-Webb on Friday.
FSU and LSU split on Friday as the LSU women and FSU men earned victories. Peter Varjasi led the way for the Noles with 3 wins and a new Pool Record.
Brown got her hand to the wall ahead by 6 hundredths, posting a 24.57 for the win. Manuel followed in 24.63. That clipped Brown’s former best by a hundredth.
Billy Jones of the Bolles School Sharks has chosen to stay local, joining the University of Florida Gators for this coming fall.
Florida sophomore Trey Freeman will redshirt the current NCAA season after undergoing knee surgery, he announced Wednesday.
Distance freestyler Trey Dickey has verbally committed to Texas A&M as part of the high school class of 2021.
His biggest impact came in the 200 free relay, where he split 19.08 on the third leg as Alabama won the 2019 SEC title in 1:15.43.
Georgia’s Camden Murphy was named SEC Male Swimmer of the Week, while fellow Bulldog Courtney Harnish and Alabama’s Kensey McMahon share the women’s honors.
Oliver has dropped almost 10 seconds in the 200 LCM bacsktroke since 2017, which puts him within one second of the Olympic Trials cut in the event.
Norton’s sprinting prowess is bound to make an immediate impact right away when he arrives in Athens in 2021.