Day 2 and 3 of the 2017 Dolfin ISCA Junior Championship Cup Day
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.
The Virginia Gators breaks another National Age Group Record.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy successfully completed the 4-peat, winning the 100 back with the 3rd fastest performance of all time in 43.99
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After day 3 prelims, the Longhorns are projected to extend their lead to over 100 points.
Tonight brings competition in the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 1-meter diving, and 400 medley relay.
Alabama’s Connor Oslin popped off the 11th fastest performance ever in the 100 back this morning at the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships.
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.
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.
USC’s Santo Condorelli scratched out of the individual 100 fly as the #28 seed for Friday’s prelims.
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.
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