Swimmers and divers from 23 different schools are set to compete in Athens, Georgia, at the 2017 Bulldog Invitation, in an effort to achieve or lower their NCAA qualifying times.
On the final night of competition at the 2017 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships, Texas’ Jack Conger defended his 200 fly title in Meet Record fashion.
Texas’ Joseph Schooling, the NCAA Record holder, may have scratched tonight’s 200 fly final, but we’ll get to see him go for the Big 12 100 free record on the leadoff leg of the 400 free relay.
While Caeleb Dressel didn’t need to swim for an NCAA qualification, he did so anyway to test a time in the 200 free.
Penn Charter junior Reece Whitley put together another monster swim in the 100 breast, breaking the National Independent High School and overall High School Records with a 51.84.
Presenting the MP Weekly Wonders for the weekend of February 17-19, 2017.
Simone Manuel rattled her own American record and came up with the third-fastest 100 free ever swum at the Pac-12 Championships, going 46.36. That time is a new Pac-12 Championships meet record.
Cal’s Kathleen Baker shredded her way to the 3rd fastest performance in history, clocking a 1:48.33 to clip Elizabeth Pelton’s Meet Record from 2013.
Licon threw down a 1:49.89 in front of the home crowd, successfully defending his Big 12 title and topping the field by 5 seconds with a new Big 12 Meet Record.
Notre Dame’s Catherine Mulquin swam to 28th in the country in the 100 back at Purdue’s last chance meet.
The William & Mary men and women swept the CAA championships for the second year in a row this week in Christiansburg, VA.
Just hours after breaking the national high school record in the 100 yard breaststroke, Penn Charter’s Reece Whitley lowered his new marks by another half-second in finals to 51.84.
The Indiana Hoosiers look like locks to win their first B1G Championships since 2006 in tonight’s final session of the 2017 B1G Championships.
One race after another every one of these athletes gives their all. It is inspirational watching all of them – and to see the sportsmanship and camaraderie between teammates and between teams is just awe inspiring. During preliminaries you could see every kid digging a little deeper to do their best.
Blake Pieroni is one of only a handful of men to break 42 seconds in the 100 freestyle so far this season.
Texas’ Tasija Karosas completed a successful sweep of the backstroke titles at the 2017 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships, winning gold in a Big 12 Meet Record time of 1:51.11.
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