2017 NCAA D1 Men's Championships

2017 M. NCAA Analysis: Texas Losing Most Points, Still Returning Most

The Texas Longhorns project to return the most individual points, but are likely to face a stiffer contest in their quest next year for a fourth-straight NCAA title.

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TritonWear Analysis: Jack Conger 200 Butterfly NCAA Record 1:37.3

Jack Conger made history breaking the NCAA Record in the men’s 200 butterfly. Let’s breakdown the race…

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TritonWear Analysis: Will Licon 200 Breast NCAA Record 1:47.9

Texas’ Will Licon became the first 200 breaststroker in history to break the 1:48 barrier. Let’s breakdown his record breaking swim…

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Measuring Parity at the NCAA D1 Championships

Both the Stanford women and the Texas men won their respective championships by dominating margins. In contrast, the places behind…

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WATCH: Clark Smith & 3 Others Break NCAA 1650 Record In Thrilling Race

As reported by Robert Gibbs: 1650 YARD FREESTYLE NCAA record: 14:24.08, Martin Grodzki, Georgia, 2012 American record: 14:23.52, Connor Jaeger, Club Wolverine,…

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Previews & Recaps

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Texas senior Jack Conger closed out his NCAA career with his first individual title, a record-setting 200 fly.

Clark Smith Smashes American Record to Win NCAA 1650 Free in 14:22.41

Texas’ Clark Smith made his way to the wall ahead of Michigan’s Felix Auboeck, South Carolina’s Akaram Mahmoud, and Northwestern’s Jordan Wilimovsky, as they became the 4 fastest 1650 freestylers in history.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Photo Vault

Take a look at some of the key moments of the final day of the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.

Texas Stampede Finishes By Trampling 400 Free Relay Record with a 2:45

The Texas Longhorns blasted the fastest 400 free relay ever to close out the 2017 NCAA swimming championships.

Matt Hutchins Faster Than Last Year’s NCAA Champ In Early Mile Heats

Wisconsin’s Matt Hutchins uncorked a 14:31 to lead the afternoon heats of the mile, while top-10 running teams Florida, NC State and Stanford each put swimmers into guaranteed scoring position.

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2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Texas senior Jack Conger closed out his NCAA career with his first individual title, a record-setting 200 fly.

Clark Smith Smashes American Record to Win NCAA 1650 Free in 14:22.41

Texas’ Clark Smith made his way to the wall ahead of Michigan’s Felix Auboeck, South Carolina’s Akaram Mahmoud, and Northwestern’s Jordan Wilimovsky, as they became the 4 fastest 1650 freestylers in history.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Photo Vault

Take a look at some of the key moments of the final day of the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.

Texas Stampede Finishes By Trampling 400 Free Relay Record with a 2:45

The Texas Longhorns blasted the fastest 400 free relay ever to close out the 2017 NCAA swimming championships.

Matt Hutchins Faster Than Last Year’s NCAA Champ In Early Mile Heats

Wisconsin’s Matt Hutchins uncorked a 14:31 to lead the afternoon heats of the mile, while top-10 running teams Florida, NC State and Stanford each put swimmers into guaranteed scoring position.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

The final morning of the 2017 men’s NCAA championships features the fastest men ever in each of the four individual events.

Watch: 2017 Men’s NCAA Day Three Race Videos

Race video from day 3 of the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

Chase Kalisz and the Georgia Bulldogs hold three of the top four 400 IM seeds heading into tonight’s final, with Kalisz looking to challenge his own American record and reclaim the NCAA throne.

Ress Picks 100 Free, #9 McHugh Scratches 100 Free For Day 4 Heats

9th-seeded Justin Ress has scratched the 200 backstroke in favor of the 100 freestyle at day 3 prelims, and he gets some instant help as 9-seed Matt McHugh has scratched the event.

Chase Kalisz Swims 3:33.42, Breaks Own U.S. Open Record in 400 IM

Chase Kalisz broke his own US Open record in the 400 IM tonight at the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.

2017 M. NCAAs: Longhorns Exceed 100 Point Lead on Day 3

The Longhorns have practically secured the team victory at this point, but the battle for runner-up is still relatively close between Cal and Florida.

Texas Slams Down 1:21.54 in the 200 Medley Relay, Bama Also Under 1:22

Texas and Alabama broke the 1:22 barrier en route to the fastest two 200 medley relays ever tonight at the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.

2017 M. NCAA Day 3 Photo Vault

Check out just a few of the pictures we’ve gotten from Day 3 of the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.

Licon’s 50.68, Schwingenschlogl’s 50.77 Move To #2, #3 All-Time

Texas’s Will Licon and Missouri’s Fabian Schwingenschlogl moved to #2 and #3 all-time in the 100 breaststroke in the same race Friday, taking gold and silver in the men’s NCAA final.

Townley Haas Swims 2nd Fastest 200 Free Ever To Defend NCAA Title

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.

Cal’s Matt Josa DQ’d in 100 Fly, His 2nd DQ of the Week

Cal junior Matt Josa drew his second DQ of the week, this time in the 100 fly.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Defending champ Townley Haas of Texas takes on a 200 free field that includes 500 free champ Clark Smith and freshman sensations Dean Farris and Cameron Craig.

Dressel Throws Down 17.71, Fastest 50 Free Split Ever

Caeleb Dressel dropped a 17.71, the fastest relay split ever, this morning to anchor Florida’s 200 medley relay.

2017 M. NCAA Up/Downs: Texas Puts 6 Up to Extend Lead on Day 3

After day 3 prelims, the Longhorns are projected to extend their lead to over 100 points.

Shane Ryan Wins Swim-Off, Advances to 100 Back Championship Final

Penn State senior Shane Ryan will make his third appearance in the 100 back A-final after touching out Taylor Dale of Georgia in a swim-off this afternoon.

2017 M. NCAA Analysis: Comparing Day 2 Prelims Times to 2016

Cal sophomore Andrew Seliskar will be swimming in tonight’s 400 IM A-final after finishing 8th in prelims with a 3:40.64.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

Tonight brings competition in the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 1-meter diving, and 400 medley relay.

Taylor Dale and Shane Ryan to Swim Off to Make 100 Back A-Final

Taylor Dale and Shane Ryan will face each other in a swim-off to determine who will advance to the championship final of the 100 backstroke this evening.

2017 M. NCAAs: Texas Breaks Ahead; The Battle for 2nd Heats Up

Cal currently holds the runner up position, but Florida is just 4.5 points back. The NC State Wolfpack and Indiana Hoosiers round out the top 5 on today’s scoreboard, and aren’t out of reach of a top 3 spot by any means.

5 Big Things From Day 2 of 2017 Men’s NCAAs

By our count, 30 different men broke 19 at some point today, together accounting for 51 different sub-19 swims and led by Caeleb Dressel, who popped four swims under 19 and one under 18.

Condorelli Scratches 100 Fly, Harvard 200 Medley Relay On NCAA Day 3

USC’s Santo Condorelli scratched out of the individual 100 fly as the #28 seed for Friday’s prelims.

Zach Apple Becomes First American Under 19 Seconds In Auburn’s History

With his 18.93 morning 50 freestyle swim, sophomore Zach Apple became the first American to clock a sub-19-second time in Auburn University program history.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

NC State will look to build off their momentum from last night’s fantastic relay performance.

Matt Josa DQ’d After 1:41.50 200 IM At NCAA Prelims

A big blow to Cal: Matt Josa was disqualified out of prelims of the 200 IM after going a 1:41.50 that would have qualified him 6th for tonight’s final.

2017 M. NCAA Finals Preview: 5 Sub-4:10 Swimmers Battle in 500 Free

This morning, South Carolina’s Fynn Minuth, teammate Akaram Mahmoud, and Michigan’s Felix Auboeck all broke 4:10, but tonight they’ll be challenged by Townley Haas and Clark Smith, who have also been sub-4:10.

Dressel Splits 40.56 Amidst Historically Fast 400 MR Prelims

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Relay Speculation

The 400 medleys could see a few major lineup shakeups among the top teams after a wild prelims session. Most notably, Cal could swap out as many as three of four legs after barely squeaking into tonight’s final after Alabama DQ’d.

2017 M. NCAAs: Day 1 Prelim Times Much Faster in 2017 Than in 2016

Swimmers smoked the pool this morning at the 2017 NCAA championships, making previously eye-popping times start looking pedestrian.

Minuth, Mahmoud Jump Into All-Time Top 10 In 500 Free Prelims

South Carolina duo Fynn Minuth and Akaram Mahmoud became the 8th and 9th fastest performers in history in prelims of the 500 free at NCAAs.

Texas’ John Shebat Becomes Longhorns’ Fastest 100 Backstroker

Sophomore John Shebat just became the Texas Longhorns’ fastest 100 yard backstroker in history by way of his scorching lead-off on his squad’s 400 medley relay this morning in Indianapolis.

2017 M. NCAA Up/Downs: Texas Will Rise on Day 2

Following day 1, the NC State Wolpack held an early lead over the defending champion Texas Longhorns, but the Longhorns are set to bounce back to the top of the standings in day 2 finals.

Southern California DQ Costs Them Spot in 200 Free Relay A-Final

The USC Trojans will miss out on the championship final after being disqualified in the 200 free relay this morning.

Only One Scratch Out Of Circle Seeds At Day 2 Prelims

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Watch NC State Demolish US Open Record in 800 Free Relay

Watch NC State swim a 6:06.53 800 free relay, the swiftest time ever.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Texas will look to defend their title in tonight’s race, with 3 of Team USA’s Olympic gold medalists in the 800 free relay stepping up to the plate for the Longhorns: Townley Haas, Jack Conger, and Clark Smith.

Townley Haas Again Splits Fastest 200 Free Ever

In the middle of a lot of crazy 200s, Townley Haas split 1:30.42, the fastest time ever.

2017 M. NCAAs: NC State Leads Day 1 Scoring with 800 Free Relay Win

Following day 1 finals at the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships, the NC State Wolfpack leads the way after pulling off the upset in the 800 free relay.

Texas Drops American Record from 2009 in 800 Free Relay

The Texas Longhorns set a new American Record en route to a 2nd place finishing in the 800 free relay to open the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 1 Finals Preview

The 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving championships kicks off tonight with three heats of the 800 free relay.

Dressel Says He Will Lead Off Gators’ 800 Free Relay

Caeleb Dressel is slated to lead off the Gators’ 800 Free Relay tonight at the NCAA championships.

2017 M. NCAA Picks: U.S. Olympians Dressel, Held to Battle in 100 Free

U.S. Olympians Caeleb Dressel, Ryan Held, and Blake Pieroni (41.44) are the headliners of the 100 free at this season’s NCAA Championships.

2017 M. NCAA Picks: Get Ready for Déjà Vu All Over Again in the 400 MR

It’s looking like it could be a 1-2 finish in the 400 medley relay for Texas and California for the 3rd straight year.

Final Team Predictions For The 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships

Here’s our predictions for the top 25 teams at this week’s event.

2017 M. NCAA Picks: Smith Looks To Redeem Himself In 1650

After coming in as the top seed last year, Texas senior Clark Smith will look to redeem himself and land on top of the podium this time around in the men’s 1650 free.

2017 M. NCAA Picks: Schooling Looks to Crash 44-Barrier in 100 Fly

Texas junior Joseph Schooling, the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 meter fly, returns after coming within hundredths of a 43-second swim last season.

2017 M. NCAA Picks: 200 BK Will Be Murphy’s Individual NCAA Swan Song

Cal’s Ryan Murphy will chase his own NCAA and American Record in the 200 back after dominating the field with a 1:35.73 last season. Now a 2-time Olympic backstroke champion, Murphy will be swimming in his last ever NCAA Meet, and this could be the last time we see him focus on yards. If successful in defending his backstroke titles, Murphy will have 4-peated in both.

2017 M. NCAA 100 Breast Preview: Will Licon Beat Out Schwingenschlogl?

Defending champion Fabian Schwingenschlogl, the first swimmer out of Mizzou to ever win an NCAA title, will have to hold off Texas breaststroke star Will Licon to defend his 100 breaststroke title.

2017 M. NCAA 400 IM Preview: Kalisz Looking for Title Redemption

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 M. NCAA Picks: Wild Animal Party in the 400 Free Relay

The Florida Gators come in to NCAAs with the top time this season in the 400 free relay and will be looking to hold off talented NC State and Texas squads.

2017 M. NCAA 200 Breast Preview: Licon Might Be Alone Under 1:50

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 M. NCAA Picks: 9 of Top 25 Fastest Performers to Race in 100 Back

Cal’s Ryan Murphy headlines a loaded 100 back field that includes 9 of the top 25 fastest performers of all time.

2017 M. NCAA Picks: Sub-18s No Guarantee for Victory in 200 Free Relay

Fans should be in for an exciting race Thursday night, as the 200 free relay is looking faster than ever.

2017 M. NCAA Picks: Want to Make 200 IM A-Final? Better Go 1:41

Texas senior Will Licon leads a historically deep and talented field in the men’s 200 IM.

2017 M. NCAA Picks: Historic 17 Second Swim Not Out of the Question

An unshaved Dressel cranked out an 18.46 to win the SEC Championship title, and put up blistering relays splits of 17.86 and 17.90 to lead the Gators to victory.

2017 M. NCAA Diving Preview: Redshirts Return In Brutal Men’s Field

The men’s NCAA Championships are upon us with a week that promises to feature some of the best swimming and diving in the world. Here’s a look at what to watch for in each of the three diving contests:

2017 M. NCAA Picks: Longhorns Look for 800 Free Repeat

Florida and NC State should provide a push, but the Longhorns have to be the favorite to repeat at champions in the 800 free relay.

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WATCH: Clark Smith & 3 Others Break NCAA 1650 Record In Thrilling Race

As reported by Robert Gibbs: 1650 YARD FREESTYLE NCAA record: 14:24.08, Martin Grodzki, Georgia, 2012 American record: 14:23.52, Connor Jaeger, Club Wolverine,…

NCAA Wrap up: Grant Shoults recaps freshman year (Video)

Battling injury since his first week on Stanford’s campus, Grant Shoults persevered to a very successful freshman campaign

Top 20 Quotes from Men’s NCAA Championships (Video)

Here what the stars, both athletes and coaches, had to say about a whirlwind week of college swimming in Indianapolis

NCAA Wrap Up: John Shebat “It still feels very surreal” (Video)

Ryan Murphy got his eight-peat, but John Shebat made Cal fans sweat

WATCH: Caeleb Dressel Swim 40.00 in 100 Yard Free

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

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WATCH: Clark Smith & 3 Others Break NCAA 1650 Record In Thrilling Race

As reported by Robert Gibbs: 1650 YARD FREESTYLE NCAA record: 14:24.08, Martin Grodzki, Georgia, 2012 American record: 14:23.52, Connor Jaeger, Club Wolverine,…

NCAA Wrap up: Grant Shoults recaps freshman year (Video)

Battling injury since his first week on Stanford’s campus, Grant Shoults persevered to a very successful freshman campaign

Top 20 Quotes from Men’s NCAA Championships (Video)

Here what the stars, both athletes and coaches, had to say about a whirlwind week of college swimming in Indianapolis

NCAA Wrap Up: John Shebat “It still feels very surreal” (Video)

Ryan Murphy got his eight-peat, but John Shebat made Cal fans sweat

WATCH: Caeleb Dressel Swim 40.00 in 100 Yard Free

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

NCAA Wrap up: Seliskar “Yuri is more than just a coach to me” (Video)

Andrew Seliskar went a 3:36.18 in the 400 IM this weekend, moving him up to 4th all time fastest performer, moving Michael Phelps to 5th on that list

NCAA Wrap up: Akaram Mahmoud “That was a great race” (Video)

Auboeck, Mahmoud, and Wilimovsky were all under the previous mark of 14:23.52, which was set by Connor Jaeger at the 2014 USA Winter National Championships.

Schooling and Conger are still very hungry for more (Video)

After lackluster performances by both of their standards, Joe Schooling and Jack Conger will take no breaks in the pool to keep chasing their goals heading into this summer

Ryan Held compares his individual performances to Dressel’s (Video)

NC State junior Ryan Held touched in 41.21 in the 100 free on the last night of competition, moving up him to 7th-fastest ever in the event.

Zheng Quah: “This meet was a huge confidence booster” (Video)

Zheng Quah, after only swimming in a last chance meet all season to make it into NCAA’s, finished 2nd in the 200 fly in a 1:38.83

Eddie Reese: “We never come here to win” (Video)

Texas won 11 events throughout the meet, tying their record-high 11 wins in a single NCAA meet, which they set at the 2001 Men’s NCAA Championships.

Clark Smith: “I had to let my ego finish that race” (Video)

Clark Smith took the lead with about a 100 to go, and held on to the lead, touching in 14:22.41 and setting a new US Open, American, and NCAA record

Will Licon: “I didn’t want to be ‘just another Texas swimmer'” (Video)

Another race, another record. Like we said, Will Licon appeared to be on cruise control this morning and primed for a record tonight

Joe Schooling: “I had a stomach virus since thursday” (Video)

Joe Schooling reveals why he swam poorly in the prelim 200 fly. Senior Jack Conger earned his first individual title in the last individual race of his NCAA career, and he did it in record fashion, setting the fourth US Open and American Record of the evening.

Ryan Murphy: “This was the best 4 years of my life” (Video)

Murphy’s swim made him only the 4th man in NCAA history go eight-for-eight in NCAA victories across the 100 and 200 of any one stroke

Blake Pieroni: “I could just see Townley’s waist” (Video)

Dylan Carter and Indiana’s Blake Pieroni ended the 200 with a tie for second. Both men were 1:31.16, tying for the 5th-fastest performance all-time.

Will Licon: “We’ve had a little chip on our shoulder” (Video)

star 200 breaststroker Will Licon showed his endurance with a 26.80 back-half to pick up the win

Townley Haas: “When I went out, they came with me this time” (Video)

Haas swam a tactically sound race, taking over the lead through the middle of the race and pushing in to a 1:30.65 win.

Ryan Murphy: “You almost become a victim of your own success” (Video)

Cal’s Ryan Murphy completed his first four-peat, winning his fourth-straight NCAA title in the event with a 43.99.

Caeleb Dressel on 100 fly: “I don’t breathe on the last 25” (Video)

Dressel went 43.58, becoming the second man ever under 44 seconds

Chase Kalisz: “I was really proud of how I put that together” (Video)

Georgia’s Chase Kalisz emphatically announced his return to the NCAA, jumping back to the top of the 400 IM with a new American, NCAA and U.S. Open record of 3:33.42

Mark Szaranek: “I thought Will had won” (Video)

At the touch, Licon and Szaranek tied for gold in 1:40.67, moving Szaranek up to #9 on the all-time top performers list.

Caeleb Dressel on new 50: “I take 1 less stroke now” (Video)

Florida’s Caeleb Dressel pulled off the threepeat tonight, touching in 18.23 to tie for the 2nd fastest performance of all time

Eddie Reese gives kudos to Longhorn stars on Night 2 (Video)

Following day 2 finals of the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships, the defending champion Texas longhorns have burst into the lead

Schooling on Post-Olympics: “I didn’t swim first semester” (Video)

The Gators led until the final 50 in the 200 free relay, but Texas’ Joseph Schooling busted out an 18.34 to win it for the Longhorns

Clark Smith: “After last year I was pissed off” (Video)

If there was any doubt about it, the doubt is now gone. Clark Smith is back.

Dean Farris: “I had a virus last Monday” (Video)

Harvard freshman Dean Farris, after having a sensational Ivy League Championships, has once again got the ball rolling at this weeks NCAA’s

NC State Coaches: “Ryan wanted that lead off position” (Video)

NC State exceeded all expectations tonight, pulling off the upset by a landslide with a new NCAA and U.S. Open Record of 6:06.53

Blake Pieroni: “My goal was to go 1:31 low” (Video)

Indiana’s Blake Pieroni started with a 1:30.87 on his leadoff leg to take over the #2 spot all-time

Ryan Held: “This will catapult us to one of those top teams” (Video)

Held, the team’s sprint superstar, had a massive 1:31.37 leadoff leg. That would have ranked #4 all-time prior to tonight, though two other swimmers pushed into the top 3

Dylan Carter on 1:30: “My first 2 years I wasn’t very serious” (Video)

The senior was 1:30.95, staking the Trojans to a huge lead and becoming the second man ever to break 1:31 in the event

Michigan Men and Women Get Ready for NCAAs (Hype Video)

The University of Michigan Swimming and Diving Programs, coming off strong performances at the Big Ten Championships, are looking for big things at the NCAA championships

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2017 M. NCAA Analysis: Texas Losing Most Points, Still Returning Most

The Texas Longhorns project to return the most individual points, but are likely to face a stiffer contest in their quest next year for a fourth-straight NCAA title.

TritonWear Analysis: Jack Conger 200 Butterfly NCAA Record 1:37.3

Jack Conger made history breaking the NCAA Record in the men’s 200 butterfly. Let’s breakdown the race…

TritonWear Analysis: Will Licon 200 Breast NCAA Record 1:47.9

Texas’ Will Licon became the first 200 breaststroker in history to break the 1:48 barrier. Let’s breakdown his record breaking swim…

Measuring Parity at the NCAA D1 Championships

Both the Stanford women and the Texas men won their respective championships by dominating margins. In contrast, the places behind…

NCAA D1 Men Performance vs Seed Time at Nationals

There was a lot of talk this last week about how fast the NCAA D1 men’s championships were. Times that…

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2017 M. NCAA Analysis: Texas Losing Most Points, Still Returning Most

The Texas Longhorns project to return the most individual points, but are likely to face a stiffer contest in their quest next year for a fourth-straight NCAA title.

TritonWear Analysis: Jack Conger 200 Butterfly NCAA Record 1:37.3

Jack Conger made history breaking the NCAA Record in the men’s 200 butterfly. Let’s breakdown the race…

TritonWear Analysis: Will Licon 200 Breast NCAA Record 1:47.9

Texas’ Will Licon became the first 200 breaststroker in history to break the 1:48 barrier. Let’s breakdown his record breaking swim…

Measuring Parity at the NCAA D1 Championships

Both the Stanford women and the Texas men won their respective championships by dominating margins. In contrast, the places behind…

NCAA D1 Men Performance vs Seed Time at Nationals

There was a lot of talk this last week about how fast the NCAA D1 men’s championships were. Times that…

Purdue Men Make Biggest Leap From SwimSwam Predictions At NCAAs

With both NCAA Championships now in the rearview mirror, it’s time for everyone’s favorite game of “hindsight is 20/20.” We look back at our final team predictions to see who over- and underperformed our expectations.

Caeleb Dressel Annihilates American Record with 40.00 100 Free

Dressel shot off the blocks en route to the fastest performance ever, touching in 40.00 to dominate a loaded field that included Olympic relay teammates Ryan Held and Blake Pieroni.

Stanford Men Back in the Game with 5th Place Finish at NCAAs

After finishing 14th with 112.5 points in 2016, the Cardinal turned it around to take 5th at the 2017 NCAA meet, more than doubling their previous score with 242 points.

Conger Wins 1st Title in Last Race with Record-Breaking 1:37.3 200 Fly

Conger wasted no time establishing his lead tonight, blasting a 45.78 opening split en route to a 1:37.35 victory.

NCAA Men Pick’em Contest Final Results

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Championship Central Psych Sheet Event Previews…

Texas Men Make it 3 Straight with 2016-17 NCAA Championship Title

The Texas Longhorns are your 2016-17 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving champions, marking their 3rd-straight team title.

Will Licon Goes out in Style; Secures 200 Breast 3-Peat in 1:47.9

Licon, a senior, went out in style, taking one last NCAA victory with an American and NCAA Record time of 1:47.91.

NCAA Men Scoring Changes vs Psych Sheet Day 4

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Championship Central Psych Sheet Event Previews…

Caeleb Dressel Named 2017 CSCAA Swimmer of the Year

Florida junior Caeleb Dressel has been named 2017’s CSCAA Swimmer of the Year in the NCAA, his second year winning at least a share of the award.

Eddie Reese Named CSCAA Men’s Coach of the Year

Texas Head Coach Eddie Reese was named the 2017 CSCAA Coach of the Year after coaching the Longhorns to their 3rd-straight NCAA championship title this week.

Purdue’s Adam Soldati Wins CSCAA Diving Coach of the Year

Purdue swept the CSCAA diving awards at the 2017 NCAA Championships, with coach Adam Soldati winning the Diving Coach of the Year title.

Murphy Rocks 2nd Fastest 200 Back Ever; Swims 1:36.7 for the 4-Peat

Swimming in the final at the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships, Murphy, the American Record holder, pulled off another sweep of the backstrokes with a 1:36.75.

Dressel Hits 3rd-Fastest 100 Free All-Time With Leadoff 40.48

It’s been a banner meet for Florida’s Caeleb Dressel, and he capped it off with the third-fastest 100 freestyle in history at 40.48 leading off Florida’s 400 free relay.

Stanford, USC Put Divers Into A Final For Saturday Night

Locked into a battle for 6th place as a team, USC and Stanford each put a diver into the top 8 for Saturday night’s platform event.

2017 M. NCAA Up/Downs: Indiana, USC Locked in Battle for 5th

While they try to chase down NC State for 4th, Indiana will also have to hold off USC, who is projected to come just 6 points behind, if they want to secure a top 5 finish.

2017 M. NCAA Analysis: Comparing Day 4 Prelim Times to 2016

The USC men were part of a scorching fast 400 free relay prelims session this morning.

Defending Champ Joseph Schooling Misses 200 Fly Final

Defending NCAA champion and record holder Schooling swam through the morning heats in 1:45.47, placing 37th overall.

Hoppe DQ Makes 3 Scoring DQs For Cal At NCAAs

It’s been a nightmare of a week for California. Junior Connor Hoppe was disqualified out of heats of the 200 breaststroke Saturday morning, marking a third DQ of a scoring swimmer for Cal in this meet.

Ryan Held Becomes 7th Fastest 100 Freestyler Ever with 41.34

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Patrick Mulcare Pops Off 1:38.5 to Become #9 All-Time 200 Backstroker

Mulcare dropped almost a full second from his time, clocking in at 1:38.56 to tie NC State’s Hennessey Stuart as the 9th fastest performer ever in the event.

38 Swimmers Crack 19 Over 81 Swims At 2017 DI NCAAs

The final tallies are in: 38 different men broke 19 seconds at some point during the 2017 men’s Division I NCAA Champinships, together accounting for an incredible 81 swims of 18.99 or better.

Dressel Upsets Schooling; Sets New NCAA Record in 43.58

In the NCAA final, Dressel blasted off the final wall to overtake Schooling, posting a new NCAA, U.S. Open, and American Record to win the race in 43.58 to Schooling’s 43.75.

17.93 on Dressel, 18.13 on Held To Cap 200 Medley Relays

Caeleb Dressel dipped under 18 seconds yet again in the 200 medley relay final, splitting 17.93, while Ryan Held came up with his lifetime-best split at 18.13.

Ryan Murphy Posts 3rd Fastest 100 Back Ever to 4-Peat in 43.99

Cal’s Ryan Murphy successfully completed the 4-peat, winning the 100 back with the 3rd fastest performance of all time in 43.99

NCAA Men Scoring Change vs Psych Sheet Day 3

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Michigan’s PJ Ranford Wins Men’s Division I Elite 90 Award

University of Michigan junior PJ Ransford has been named the Elite 90 Award winner for men’s swimming & diving. This means…

Indiana Notches 2 A Final Divers On 3-Meter, Texas 1

Indiana will once again have two divers in the A final tonight after James Connor and Michael Hixon took 2nd and 3rd in prelims, respectively, on 3-meter.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships: Day 2 Finals Photo Vault

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Day 3 Relay Speculation: Fast 200 MR Leaves Few Changes For Final

This morning’s 200 medley relay was fast enough that very few teams will have alternate lineup options tonight, perhaps in response to a few high-profile miscues in prelims of the 400 medley.

The Complete Database of Sub-19s At 2017 Men’s DI NCAAs

You can check out that entire crowd of 18-second men here, organized in a spreadsheet. You can view by event, name, team and type of start (relay or flat), complete with some totaled numbers at the top.

Connor Oslin Surpasses Lochte as 5th Fastest 100 Backstroker Ever

Alabama’s Connor Oslin popped off the 11th fastest performance ever in the 100 back this morning at the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships.

Watch: Race Videos From Day 2 of the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships

Watch race videos from the second day of the 2017 Men’s NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, including the fastest 500 freestyle and 400 medley relay ever.

NCAA Men’s Day 1/2 Pick’em Contest Update

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

NCAA Men’s Championships Day 2 Scoring Change vs Psych Sheet

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 M. NCAAs: Cal Downs 400 Medley Relay American Record in 3:01.51

Though they finished 2nd to Texas, the Bears took down the American Record in a blistering 3:01.51. That took down the former American Record mark of 3:01.60 set by Cal at the 2015 NCAA Meet.

Licon Becomes Second Man Under 50 In BR Split, Schooling 43.60

Will Licon of Texas became the second man ever to split under 50 seconds in a 100 breaststroke, while teammate Joseph Schooling was 43.60 for one of the fastest fly legs on record and John Shebat moved to #4 all-time in the 100 back in the same relay.

Longhorns Crush Three Minute Barrier, Go Fastest 400 Medley Relay Ever

Will Licon’s 49.75 breast split helped propel the Texas Longhorns to become the first relay to ever break 3:00 in the 400 medley relay.

Mr. Consistency: Caeleb Dressel Goes 18.23 For A Third Time

For the second time tonight, Caeleb Dressel tied the 2nd-fastest 50 free ever swum, going 18.23 to win a third-straight NCAA title.

2017 M. NCAAs: Florida’s Szaranek, Texas’ Licon Tie For 200 IM Victory

After a thrilling tie in the women’s 200 free at last week’s NCAA meet, we saw another tie for 1st place in today’s Men’s NCAA Championships, as Texas’ Will Licon and Florida’s Mark Szaranek tied for the 200 IM victory in 1:40.67.

Redemption: Clark Smith Breaks 500 Free American Record With 4:08.42

It’s been a wild ride for Texas’s Clark Smith. But he ends his collegiate 500 free career with the sweetest redemption story imaginable: returning to the top of the NCAA with the fastest swim in history.

Caeleb Dressel Ties #2 50 In History With 18.23 Leadoff At NCAA Finals

Caeleb Dressel tied for the second-fastest 50 freestyle swim in history leading off Florida’s 200 free relay in 18.23. He now owns the 9 fastest swims in history.

Indiana Puts Two Divers Into 1-Meter A Final, Texas One

Indiana will get its expected big points boost from diving tonight, with James Connor and Michael Hixon both qualifying for the A final in 3rd and 5th, respectively.

NC State Misses A Final 400 Medley Relay With Alternate Lineup

NC State missed the A final of the 400 medley relay while swimming an alternate lineup and gaining almost two seconds. Cal very nearly missed the final as well while swimming without Olympic champ Ryan Murphy.

Dressel Splits 17.99, Held Leads Off In 18.58 In 200 Free Relay Prelim

Caeleb Dressel hit the 4th-fastest 50 free split in history and Ryan Held moved to #4 all-time in the 50 with his leadoff leg in prelims of the 200 free relay at men’s NCAAs.

Dressel Hits #6 50 Free All-Time With 18.38 At NCAA Heats

Caeleb Dressel blasted the 4th-fastest relay split all-time to open the session, then hit the #6 50 free all-time late in the morning session Thursday at NCAAs.

Alabama DQ Gets Cal’s 400 Medley Relay Into A Final

A disqualification to Alabama bumped California’s 400 medley relay into the A final after the Golden Bears swam an alternate lineup in prelims.

PHOTO VAULT: Men’s NCAA Championships, Day 1 800 Free Relay

NC State exceeded all expectations tonight, pulling off the upset by a landslide with a new NCAA and U.S. Open Record of 6:06.53.

New NCAA Event Order Paying Dividends With 7 Of 8 Fastest 800 Relays Ever

In just two years since the NCAA moved the 800 free relay to a stand-alone Wednesday night event, we’ve seen eight different relays surpass what was previously the fastest time in history.

NC State Smashes U.S. Open 800 Free Relay Record With 6:06.53

If there was any doubt that NC State has evolved beyond just a talented sprint school, tonight eviscerated it. That’s because the Wolfpack themselves eviscerated the fastest time ever done in the 800 free relay to take an early team lead at NCAAs.

Pieroni, Carter Blast #2 and #3 200 Frees All-Time To Open NCAAs

The first event of the men’s NCAA Championships came with plenty of fireworks. Indiana’s Blake Pieroni and USC’s Dylan Carter put up the second- and third-fastest 200 freestyles of all-time leading off for their teams.

SwimSwam Readers Predict Nationals: Pick’em Analysis Team Competition

View your entries here The pick’em contest is an excellent way to gauge the consensus of opinions on what the…

SwimSwam Readers Predict Nationals: Pick’em Analysis Individual Events

View your entries here There is a theory in economics that under certain circumstances combining the opinions of a large…

All the Links You Need for the 2017 Men’s D1 NCAA Championships

You can find all the links you need to follow along right here on SwimSwam, as well as event-by-event previews and predictions.

2017 M. NCAA 500 Free Preview: Insane Depth to Give Haas a Challenge

2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

2017 M. NCAA 200 Fly Preview: A Conger-Schooling Battle for the Ages

Can Jack Conger finally beat Joseph Schooling on the big stage?

2017 M. NCAA 200 Free Preview: Who Are Cameron Craig and Dean Farris?

Cameron Craig is the #2 seed this year for the 200 free, an event which is currently dominated by the youth ranks in the NCAA.

2017 Men’s NCAA Championships Pick ‘Em Contest, Presented By FINIS

Ryan Murphy is the defending NCAA Champion int he 100 and 200 yard backstrokes.

Greg Meehan Named 2017 CSCAA Division I Women’s Coach of the Year

Stanford’s Greg Meehan was named the CSCAA’s Division I Coach of the Year after Stanford won their first NCAA title since 1998.

Lilly King Breaks NCAA Championship Record in 100 Breast Final

2017 WOMEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 15 – Saturday, March 18 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…

Baker: “I was more nervous for the relay than my own swim” (Video)

Kathleen Baker built on Cal’s momentum from the 200 free relay, taking down Stanford’s defending champ Ella Eastin in the 200 IM

Measuring Elite Programs By NCAA Relay Qualifying (Men)

Caeleb Dressel will be a key member of Florida’s relays in a few weeks as they look to improve on their third place finish from 2016.

NCAA D1 Men Performance at Nationals vs Seed Time

The NCAA released the official psych sheet for this year’s national meet yesterday. Scoring out the psych sheet (without diving) shows…

235: Where do the 2017 Men’s NCAA Qualifiers Come From?

California, with swimmers like Stanford’s Grant Shoults, qualified 30 individual male swimmers – more than any other state – to NCAAs.

Official 2017 NCAA Men’s Championship Psych Sheets Released

Texas senior Jack Conger, the top seed in the 200 fly, will be looking for his first individual national title in Indy.

NCAA Decision Overturned, ECAC Results Reinstated for NCAA Qualifying

Update: new pre-selection psych sheets have been posted. Still no response from the NCAA. The head coach of a team…

Chase Kalisz Chooses 200 Fly to Go With IMs at Men’s NCAAs.

Georgia redshirt senior Chase Kalisz has chosen the 200 IM, 400 IM, and 200 fly as his 3 individual events for…

NC State Leads the Scored NCAA Pre Selection Psych Sheet

The NCAA released the pre selection psych sheet last night (cut line analysis). We can get a first look at the…

Will Licon to Shoot for 100 Breast Title Instead of the 400 IM at NC’s

Texas senior Will Licon has entered the 200 IM, 100 breast, and 200 breast for the 2017 NCAA Men’s Championships later this month.

Pre-Selection Entry Lists for 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships Revealed

Ryan Murphy and the Cal Golden Bears have the most individual swimmers of any team invited this year with 17.

Projecting the Field: 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships

Update: The NCAA changed the pre selection psych sheet (it’s unofficial, that can happen). Jack Saunderson of Towson dropped from…