The Spartans Aquatic Club have used 6 swimmers to break 3 National Age Group Relay Records this weekend in Atlanta, Georgia.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas and Cal’s Destin Lasco finished 1-2 in the 200 back, moving them to #2 and #3 all-time in the event.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
The Cal Bears returned 8 up and 2 down swims Saturday morning, yet the Texas Longhorns look strong to hold onto their lead from yesterday.
14-year-old Sidney Arcella claimed the top spot in the 50 free, on the first night of the Eastern Zone Sectional Championships, finishing in a time of 23.33.
After tying for 8th in prelims of the 200 back, Florida’s Clark Beach topped Virginia’s Justin Grender in a swim-off for a spot in the A-final.
The 200 breast was the only event in this morning’s prelims where it took faster times to score than it has in previous years.
Louisville senior Evgenii Somov will be leading NCAAs early to head home to Russia to prepare for next week’s Olympic Trials.
The Louisville men out touched Florida on Friday by one-third of a second to win the 200 medley relay, their 1st NCAA relay title and 5th NCAA title overall.
One day after becoming the Pitt men’s first First Team All-American in 41 years, Blaise Vera dropped a 19.50 fly split on the 200 medley relay,
Egypt’s Farida Osman won the 100 meter fly at the ISCA Championships with a time of 57.84, .01 off her lifetime best which placed 12th at the 2016 Olympics.
The Longhorns’ key to success so far this meet has been getting all 16 swimmers to score, something they have not accomplished in recent years.
Re-watch all the races from night three of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Championships, featuring the 400 IM, 100 FL, 200 FR, 100 BR, 100 BK, and 200 medley relay.
Their time tonight takes eight-tenths off of the old record, which was a 2:56.15 done in 2013 by SwimMAC Carolina.
Northwestern’s Kevin Houseman has scratched out of the 100 breast after making the B-final in this morning’s prelims, bumping Ben Patton into the race.