Laur won the USA Swimming Junior National Championship in the long course 200 fly over the summer in Irvine after entering the meet as the 31st seed.
Gators’ Smith and Dressel were named SEC Swimmers of the Week, while Ian Grum, Danny Zhang, Brooke Madden and Caitlin Brooks also earned honors.
Houston’s team win was fueled by a couple key events where they swept Arkansas.
A handful of Gamecock standouts highlighted the meet with wins. Lewis Burras earned a sprint sweep for the men. Both the men and women beat Queens and UNCW.
The Gator men were dominant against SEC rival Auburn in their dual meet on Saturday. The women’s meet was a much closer contest, but the Gators won handily.
The Tennessee women defeated Georgia in the Gabrielsen Natatorium for the first time. The Georgia men handed Tennessee their first loss of the season.
Reigning SEC breaststroke champion Anna Belousova was one of the top performers for the Aggies. Belousova swept the breaststroke events.
Dain Ripol of NOVA of Virginia Aquatics has announced his intention to swim at the University of Tennessee beginning in the 2020-21 season.
Myers recently put up two new career best long course times in her premier events while competing at her future home pool at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet.
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.