Reported by Lauren Neidigh.
MEN’S 200 FREE RELAY
- NCAA record: Auburn (2009)- 1:14.08
- American record: Stanford (2011)- 1:15.26
- U.S. Open record: Auburn (2009)- 1:14.08
- 2016 NCAA Champion: Texas- 1:14.88
- Texas- 1:14.59
- Florida- 1:14.88
- Cal- 1:15.29
Caeleb Dressel got the Gators off to a brilliant start in 18.23, tying the 2nd fastest 50 free performance of all time. The Gators led until the final 50, but Texas’ Joseph Schooling busted out an 18.34 to win it for the Longhorns. Schooling teamed up with Brett Ringgold (leadoff- 18.96), Jack Conger (18.37), and Tate Jackson (18.92) as they finished in 1:14.59. That was Ringgold’s first time under 19 from a flat start, as his previous best was a 19.07.
NC State got a blistering 18.63 leadoff from Ryan Held, but Cal was able to run them down , as Matt Josa anchored in 18.92 to Scott Johnson‘s 19.57.