It’s been a nightmare of a week for California. Junior Connor Hoppe was disqualified out of heats of the 200 breaststroke Saturday morning, marking a third DQ of a scoring swimmer for Cal in this meet.
Haas swam a tactically sound race, taking over the lead through the middle of the race and pushing in to a 1:30.65 win.
2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…
Cal’s Ryan Murphy completed his first four-peat, winning his fourth-straight NCAA title in the event with a 43.99.
Mulcare dropped almost a full second from his time, clocking in at 1:38.56 to tie NC State’s Hennessey Stuart as the 9th fastest performer ever in the event.
The final tallies are in: 38 different men broke 19 seconds at some point during the 2017 men’s Division I NCAA Champinships, together accounting for an incredible 81 swims of 18.99 or better.
Race video from day 3 of the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.
Chase Kalisz and the Georgia Bulldogs hold three of the top four 400 IM seeds heading into tonight’s final, with Kalisz looking to challenge his own American record and reclaim the NCAA throne.
In the NCAA final, Dressel blasted off the final wall to overtake Schooling, posting a new NCAA, U.S. Open, and American Record to win the race in 43.58 to Schooling’s 43.75.
9th-seeded Justin Ress has scratched the 200 backstroke in favor of the 100 freestyle at day 3 prelims, and he gets some instant help as 9-seed Matt McHugh has scratched the event.
Chase Kalisz broke his own US Open record in the 400 IM tonight at the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.
Joseph Schooling, 100m fly 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist was a shoe-in for a big performance, but he had to contend with Longhorns teammate Jack Conger and Florida Gator Caeleb Dressel.
Dressel went 43.58, becoming the second man ever under 44 seconds
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.