Antani Ivanov of Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria has announced his verbal commitment to Auburn University for 2018-19.
One of the highlight swims of the session came in the 400 IM, where Ledecky battled reigning NCAA champ and teammate Ella Eastin.
Freestyle standout Blake Pieroni had one of the top swims of the night for the Hoosiers with his performance in the 200 free.
Alabama’s Luke Kaliszak threw down a 45.85 100 back at the Georgia Tech Invite.
Using an incredible underwater to gain momentum off the last turn, the Aggie was able to reel in and pass the Cardinal in the last few strokes to take the win
Pickrem was gracious enough to speak with SwimSwam while on the massage table, and she discussed how integral the team energy is at a meet like this
While Dressel didn’t swim his individual races today, there’s still the possibility that he’ll swim on Florida’s 200 medley relay and 800 free relay in tonight’s finals.
With Dressel making his way onto the list, half of the all-time top 10 are current or former Gators.
Bonetti spoke with SwimSwam from his “garage” (post race ice bath) and described the friendly rivalry he and co-captain Mauro Castillo have in the 200 IM
Day One of the Mizzou Invite saw several school records fall as nearly twenty teams converged to compete in Columbia, Missouri.
Dressel’s 1:40.61 is 6 hundredths faster than what it took to win NCAAs last season and narrowly shy of the SEC record.
Pickrem took off on the breaststroke leg and continued to push ahead as she finished in 1:53.38. That was just 8 hundredths shy of her lifetime best.
South Carolina’s Fynn Minuth was victorious in the 500 free on day 1 of the Georgia Tech Invite.
Purdue’s Kaersten Meitz took almost a full second off her best in the 500 free today with a big performance in front of the home crowd.
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