Previews & Recaps
Townley Haas knocked out the 2nd fastest 200 free of all time to defend his NCAA title on night three of the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.
With all the insanely fast swimming that occurred this weekend at Men’s NCAAs, SwimSwam carried out it’s own version of an Easter egg hunt yesterday. Below is a list of all the NCAA, American, U.S. Open, Championship, McAuley Aquatic Center, and school records broken in Atlanta, GA.
Will Licon was key for Texas this week, finishing 1st and 2nd in two events he was seeded 6th and 13th in coming into the meet.
At the meet’s conclusion, the Texas men walked away with 9 event titles out of 21 events, scoring 541.5 points total. The only team in history with more event titles were the 2001 Longhorns.
The Texas men are in position to defend their NCAA title, but the battle for the rest of the top 5 spots could get interesting. Cal and Florida are separated by 16 points right now, with the Golden Bears sitting in 2nd.
The University of Texas ‘Lit the Tower” on Sunday night in honor of the men’s swimming & diving teams’ 12th national championship.
The 2016 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships are a wrap from Atlanta, Georgia, and in totality, the meet will…
it was Alabama that threw down for the 200 medley title, going 1:22.28 to come within .01 of the NCAA and U.S. Open records
freshman Townley Haas belted a 1:30.46 to shatter American, U.S. Open and NCAA records in the 200 free.
Charles Hartley expresses that we should go back to the American pride we had just a week ago, and stop talking about Ryan Lochte.
You won’t hear any I-told-you-so’s from our Pick ‘Em entrants about Chris Swanson’s 1650 free title. That’s because not a soul predicted the Penn senior to win the mile at NCAAs. The full winner pick stats are here.
Check out the full results of our 2016 Men’s NCAA Championships Pick ‘Em Contest here.
The NCAA Champions from the University of Texas outscored the 8 scoring teams from the Big Ten at the men’s NCAA Championship meet.