We’ll go over who we’ll see racing on the women’s side, and break down our predictions for each round.
The men’s 50 breast had a strong field that included Austin shootout champ Nic Fink, U.S. Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes, and American Record holder Ian Finnerty.
In the women’s 50 breast rounds, Austin champ Molly Hannis once again took the win. She put up yet another sub-30, touching in 29.97 while fellow Olympic breaststroker Breeja Larson was 2nd in 30.42.
The 2018 TYR Pro Derby will be held at the University of Louisville on April 28th, featuring a shootout style set of heats of 50 freestyle.
Nathan Adrian and Michael Andrew made it to the final round of the 50 free shootouts for a rematch of their Austin race.
Comerford’s quarterfinal time was just 6 hundredths shy of her lifetime best, and that was coming off a post-NCAAs break.
In light of her recent return to competition, SwimSwam got in the car with Olympic champion and current Tempe, Arizona local, Allison Schmitt.
NC Swimming Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Inductees (left to right): Eugene Godsoe, Jilen Siroky Bouwer, Chip Peterson, Frank Comfort, and Hill Carrow.