Clare Vetkoetter’s best time in the 1000 free is already 2 seconds better than Vanderbilt’s school record in the event.
The Wildcats got the ball rolling right off the bat, taking the 200 medley relay by .40 seconds over Tennessee.
Last summer, at the 2019 Middle Atlantic LSC Championships in LCM, Kohm swam to an eighth-place finish in the 1500 free (16:35.81).
Black is one of the top 400 IMers in the class of 2022, and she’s also a strong endurance freestyler and butterflier.
The Gators will open the season against Georgia at 10:00 a.m.
Florida opens season in a top-10 battle with the No. 8 Bulldogs at 2:00 p.m. in Athens.
Christian Booth, a senior at Calvary Baptist Academy in Shreveport, has committed to LSU as a member of the class of 2021.
At the 2019 ISCA TYR Summer Senior Championships in St. Petersburg, Fla., Gormley won the 100m fly in the 16 & under division (1:02.38).
The Gators will open their season Oct.30 in Athens, and will also dual with SEC rivals Texas A&M and Auburn later in the season.
Spectators will not be allowed inside the natatorium for duals against Florida (Oct.30) and Auburn (Nov.6), as well as the Georgia Invitational (Nov. 8-20).
Aleksey Tarasenko was an Iowa school record-holder as part of the 4×100 free and 4×200 free relays, #2 all-time in the 100 free, and #3 in the 50/200 free.
Freshman Chloe Stepanek, part of a 14-member class, won 3 freestyle events for the Aggies. The sprint frees were the team’s biggest weakness last season.
A number of National Team and Junior National Team swimmers made their debut on Friday, though it was South Carolina rookie Sammie Ai who outshone them all with a new lifetime best swim.
Olympians Haley Anderson and Jordan Wilimovsky won the 10k events at the West Coast Open Water Championships, the country’s largest open water meet.