The Arizona Swimming and Diving team took care of business this weekend while both the men and women swept Denver and Hawaii.
University of Arizona’s Christian Imbus dropped nearly 21 seconds in the 1500 to qualify for the 2020 US Olympic Trials in the event.
Hannah Cox won three events as the Arizona women opened their season with a win at Grand Canyon.
Peruvian National Record-holder Jose Neumann will suit up for the University of Arizona in 2018-19.
Colin Gwiazdowski of Schuylkill Valley High School and Reading and Berks County YMCA has given a verbal commitment to the University of Arizona for 2018-19.
Cody Bybee was stellar in his three individual swims, earning wins in all of them.
Sacred Heart and St. Xavier both extended their mega-state-title winning streaks, although there were head-turning performances across the board, including a 19-point men’s 50 freestyle.
Ty Wells of Ripon, California (pictured above) and Ty Coen of Golden, Colorado have verbally committed to swim for the University of Arizona in the fall.
Joshua Withers of Eden Prairie High School and Edina Swim Club has made a verbal commitment to the University of Arizona for 2018-19.
Lakeside’s Aldan Johnston became the first verbal commit to the Arizona men’s team in the Augie Busch era on Monday.
Tristen Ulett had an impressive double on day 4 of Athens Sectionals with two runner-up finishes.
Megan Kingsley made a return to the pool on day 3 of Athens Sectionals.
The big news for the morning is that Canadian Olympian and age group wonder Taylor Ruck is slated to swim the 100 back, after sitting out the last two days of the meet. Meanwhile, 2nd-seed Conor Dwyer has scratched the 200 IM, after swimming on Thursday and missing yesterday.
14-year-old Ulett swam a personal best 1:56.07, just out-touching Brooke Forde (1:56.30) and taking over 7 tenths off her former best time. With that, she was just .06 shy of Bayer’s record, which stands at a 1:56.01 from 2013.
The St. Xavier Tigers (Louisville) men just earned their 29th consecutive Kentucky state title.