Ryan Lochte will take on the 200 back on day 2 in Santa Clara.
Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Lochte will be among the swimmers make their TYR Pro Series debuts in Santa Clara.
Pac-12 announces men’s post-season awards.
Blasting to the front of the pack during the breaststroke leg and surging home with a killer instinct on free, Devine’s 3:35.29 ultimately obliterated the field by three seconds.
Indiana leads a brutally-close team battle, and also has several event title contenders tonight: among them Ian Finnerty (pictured) in the 100 breast and Blake Pieroni in the 200 free.
Tonight, it was DeVine on top as he became the 2nd fastest 400 IMer in history.
Andrew Seliskar leads the way in the fastest 400 IM preliminary in history.
It’s been a night of Florida domination, with 50 frees of 17.81 and 17.63 from Caeleb Dressel, a 200 IM win from Jan Switkowski and a national title in the 200 free relay.
In a massive surge of IM performances, this year’s NCAA Championships produced 5 of the fastest 11 200 IMers in history.
Tonight, it was Florida’s Jan Switkowski taking over, as he put up a 1:39.54 to become the 3rd fastest performer ever. Behind him, NC State’s Vazaios also broke 1:40 in 1:39.97 to become #4.
Cal’s Seliskar and Stanford’s DeVine both broke 1:41 for the first time this morning.
NC State’s dominant victory tonight, coupled with numerous fast splits, continued the 200 yard freestyle progression we’ve seen over the couple of years.
While NC State and Texas are 2 of the top teams battling for the title tonight, the Florida Gators are bringing in a team that could be hard to beat.
There are several men in contention for the title. Four of them are Longhorns. Austin Katz is the top seed, but Harvard’s Dean Farris has also been sub-1:39 this season.
Florida senior Mark Szaranek will be looking to win the 200 IM title outright after winning tying for the victory last year, but he’ll have to deal with Auburn’s Hugo Gonzalez and the rest of a very strong field.