Photovault: 2015 NCAA Championships Day Two Prelims

2015 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS

Day two finals kick off in Iowa City at 7 p.m central time. Texas is going into day two with a huge lead and is projected to extend that lead over Cal.

Some of the big headlines for day two finals

  • Can Cal better their 200 medley relay American record that they set in prelims?
  • Will Chase Kalisz be able to repeat as the 400m IM champ?
  • Can the Texas squad muster the maximum 95 points in the 100 fly?
  • Can Chuck Katis take down three time defending champion Kevin Cordes in the 100 breast?
  • Murphy or Nolan in the 100 back?
Kris Kubik, photo of Texas with 6 of 8 100 fly A finalists, Texas_TBX_9136

Texas head coach Eddie Reese

Kris Kubik, photo of Texas with 6 of 8 100 fly A finalists, Texas_TBX_9122

Texas coach Kris Kubik photographing the scoreboard which shows six Texas swimmers making the ‘A’ final in the 100 fly.

_Schooling_ Joseph, FR, Joseph Schooling, Schooling, Texas_TBX_9049

Joseph Schooling took the top seed in the 100 fly this morning with a 45.04.

_Cordes_ Kevin, Arizona, Cordes, Kevin Cordes, SR_TBX_9380

Kevin Cordes is the three time defending champion in the 100 breast. He’s going into the 100 breast final seeded second tonight behind Cal’s Chuck Katis.

_Conger_ John, Conger, John Conger, SO, Texas_TBX_9104

Jack Conger is seeded second in the 100 fly behind Schooling. He’ll also be swimming the 100 back final tonight.

_Youngquist_ Clay, Clay Youngquist, SR, Texas, Youngquist_TBX_9216

Clay Youngquist took the third seed in the 200 freestyle with a 1:32.85. He’ll be in lane three beside Cristian Quintero tonight.

_Prenot_ Joshua, California, Joshua Prenot, JR, Prenot_TBX_8875

Cal JR Josh Prenot is one of the top seeds in the 400 IM.

_Murray_ John, John Murray, JR, Murray, Texas_TBX_9003

John Murray is one of the six Texas men that will be featured in the 100 fly final tonight.

_Messerschmidt_ Tyler, California, JR, Messerschmidt, Tyler Messerschmidt_TBX_8732

Tyler Messerschmidt cele

_Hinshaw_ Adam, Adam Hinshaw, California, Hinshaw, SR_TBX_8808

Adam Hinshaw made the finals of the 400 IM today.

_Carroll_ Trevor, Carroll, Louisville, SO, Trevor Carroll_TBX_8672

Louisville’s Trevor Carroll anchored their 200 medley relay this morning and will do so again tonight. He’ll also be on the 800 free relay.

bench, Ohio St_TBX_9162

Ohio State bench

bench, coach, Michigan_TBX_9246

Michigan bench.

 

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Mitch Bowmile

Mitch Bowmile is a former Canadian age group swimmer who was forced to end his career early due to a labrum tear in his hip and a torn rotator cuff after being recognized as one of the top 50 breaststrokers his age in Canada. He competed successfully at both age …

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