Alfonso Mestre

Florida Men Beat SEC Record by Over a Second in 800 Free Relay

Kieran Smith posted the fastest split of the event, 1:30.42, which helped the team to an SEC record. Their time also would’ve earned them 2nd at NCAAs.


NC State and Florida Men Swim Meet Records in 800 Freestyle Relay

Kieran Smith led off the Florida relay in a 1:30.42, the fastest time in the NCAA this season as Florida broke the overall SEC and meet record.

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2022 SEC Championships Fan Guide: Florida Men Chasing 10th-Straight Title

Double Olympic gold medalist Bobby Finke leads the Florida Gators toward a 10th-straight SEC Championship this week in Knoxville.


Dressel and Ledecky Highlight University of Florida Intrasquad

The University of Florida held an intrasquad in place of their dual meet against Texas A&M that was canceled due to COVID-19.


2021 SC World Championships: Day 1 Heats Live Recap

The women’s 200 free will give us our first look at Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey, who has been tearing up the swimming world all year.


Florida Junior Alfonso Mestre Cracks Venezuelan Record with 3:39.52 400 Free

Mestre also holds the Venezuelan Records in the LCM 400 free and 800 free, with times he swam over the summer. 

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Luke Hobson Breaks Michael Phelps’ 17-Year-Old 500 Free NAG In 4:12.12

University of Texas freshman Luke Hobson dropped more than four seconds in the 500 free to break Michael Phelps’ 17-18 NAG Record set in 2004.


2021 US Open: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

Follow along for the short but star-studded distance session featuring 800 freestyle Olympic champions Katie Ledecky and Bobby Finke.


Four Races To Keep An Eye On At The 2021 US Open

Katie Ledecky and Leah Smith will open the 2021 US Open on Wednesday night in the women’s 800 freestyle.


Men’s Week 1 Invite Mashup: Who Stood Out?

The Arizona State men wowed everyone over the weekend, emerging as the top-scoring team in a hypothetical meet from the first round of invitationals.


Georgia Tech Invite: Day 2 Finals Live Recap

The second night of racing at the Georgia Tech invite should feature plenty of great races, including Luca Urlando’s finals debut after missing yesterday.


Kieran Smith Goes 4-4; UGA Women Also Dominant, at Georgia Tech Invite Day 1

Kieran Smith won two individual events and two relays, and the Bulldog women won four out of five events, on the first night of the 2021 GT Invite.


2021 GT Invite Day 1 Prelims: Kieran Smith Hits 4:17/1:45 in 500/200 IM Double

UGA freshman Abigail McCulloh was among the other top swimmers of the morning session, going 4:41.72 in the 500 free.


College Swimming Previews: #3 Florida Men Look Steady After Golden Summer

The University of Florida men remain one of the strongest teams in the nation and returns all but one of its 2021 NCAA scorers.


Olympic Semifinalist Alberto Mestre Will Transfer to Florida

Alberto Mestre’s younger brother Alfonso is a junior at Florida. Their dad, also named Alberto, was a 17-time All-American for the Gators in the 1980s.