Day 3 of Winter Nationals kicks off with the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back.
Powerhouses Cal, Michigan, and Georgia begin 3-day battle at the UGA Invite.
Louisville standout Mallory Comerford will show off her range tonight in both the 50 free and 500 free. Comerford’s challengers in the 50 include fellow Louisville-based star Kelsi Worrell and former U.S. National teamer Margo Geer, who both broke 22 this morning.
Mark Szaranek won’t swim the 400 IM at Winter Nationals this morning in Columbus.
Texas freshman standout Austin Katz was a key player in helping the Horns secure their NCAA spot. Despite their A relay being disqualified, Katz came up big with a 45.34 backstroke split to help the B relay to victory.
In the first night of competition at the 2017 Tennessee Invite, Denver’s Bailey Andison (pictured), North Carolina’s Caroline Baldwin, and Tennessee’s Erika Brown each put up swims that would have placed them in the top 8 at last year’s NCAA Championships.
Andrew Seliskar is racing the 100 and 200 breast, but no 200 fly this weekend.
In prelims, Andrew took 3rd in the event with his 1:44.27, which would have pitted him against fellow junior star Reece Whitley in the final.
The TISCA North Zone Meet in Texas saw fast times across the board.
Chase Kalisz will headline the men’s 200 IM on day 2 of U.S. Winter Nats.
The Texas A team won it in 6:14.62, with Jonathan Roberts leading off in 1:35.29. Teammates Jeff Newkirk (1:33.60), Joseph Schooling (1:33.17), and Townley Haas (1:32.56) finished the job as they won in 6:14.62.
U.S. Winter Nats kicks off tonight with the men’s and women’s 200 medley and 800 free relays.
2017 TENNESSEE INVITATIONAL Thursday, November 30th – Saturday, December 2nd Allan Jones Aquatic Center Knoxville, Tennessee Prelims 10 am CT…
Olivia Smoliga is scheduled to swim her first races of the 2017-2018 season at this weekend’s Winter National Championships.
Watch the award presentations from last weeks Golden Goggle Awards.