Gregg Troy gives insight to Florida’s taper on Day 1 of SEC’s (Video)

Produced by Coleman Hodges.

Reported by Braden Keith. 

MEN’S 800 FREE RELAY

  1. Florida, 6:13.64
  2. Auburn, 6:15.59
  3. Georgia, 6:17.40

While not quite as long as Georgia’s streak, the Florida men did run their SEC Championship streak in the 800 free relay to 4 years on Tuesday – though there were no swimmers who were on all 4 relay teams.

Leadoff Pawel Werner, a senior who was on the last 3 winning groups, split 1:33.82, and was followed by Mark Szaranek (1:33.13), Mitch D’Arrigo (1:33.96), and Jan Switkowski (2:32.73) combined for a 6:13.64 which broke Texas’ 2009 Pool Record in the event.

Two seconds back were the Auburn Tigers in 6:15.59 including 1:33 splits from Hugo MorrisArthur Mendes, and Kyle, while Georgia finished 3rd in 6:17.40.

Missouri, who finished 4th in 6:19.17, was the only other relay to achieve an NCAA Qualification Time.

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All-American!

Werner, Szaranek, D’Arrigo, Switkowski – Now that’s an All-American Relay!!!

swimdoc

An underrated coach who seems to always get results.

Andrew Majeske

Ok– lets get a last look at that mustache Coach Troy, it’s coming off!!

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