Georgia Men and the Tennessee Women lead the pack going into the final night of the 2019 Tennessee Invite in Knoxville.
Texas A&M sophomore Shaine Casas crushed the school record in the men’s 100 backstroke, posting a 44.48 in the men’s 100 back
Louise Hansson, the defending NCAA Champion in the 100 and 200 yard butterflies, is the top seed in the 100 fly on Friday evening in College Station, Texas
Only Ryan Murphy, the current World Record holder in the 100 back in long course meters, has ever been faster than Shaine Casas as a sophomore.
Erika Brown swam a best time in the 100 fly on Friday, as did Virginia freshman Kate Douglass – now the 10th-best performer in history.
Sarah Thompson (Mizzou) continued to have the meet of her life, shredding her previous best time on the way to winning the women’s 200 back.
After two days of competition at the 2019 NC State GAC Invitation, Duke has held its own against some of the strongest programs in the NCAA.
Auburn University Assistant Coach Gideon Louw is a two-time Olympian who now, as a coach, trains and mentors other Olympic hopefuls.
Anchored by a 21.88 split from freshman Talia Bates (above), the Florida women hit the NCAA automatic invite time in the women’s 200 free relay on Friday.
Duke’s Alyssa Marsh dominated the women’s 100 fly Friday night in Greensboro, winning in 51.25, over a second ahead of the rest of the field.
Georgia freshman Zoie Hartman is now the 5th-fastest freshman in the history of the women’s 100 yard breaststroke and 2nd-fastest 17-18 ever.
The excitement from last night continued this morning in Knoxville, with Erika Brown showing up and showing out again this morning.
A pair of big 100-meter fly swims highlighted this morning’s Art Adamson prelims: USC senior Louise Hansson went 58.14 and A&M sophomore Shaine Casas 52.34.
Trevor McGovern of Gainesville, Florida has signed an NLI with the home team, the University of Florida Gators, for 2020-21.
Texas A&M swimmer Shaine Casas is now the 10th-fastest 200 yard IMer in history, and is the fastest swimmer who has not yet reached his 20th birthday.