Highlighting the 2021 Longhorn Elite Invite this weekend include Olympic hopeful Carson Foster and Olympic champions Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky.
California pulled 5 of our top 20 recruits. All five scored in each of their 3 NCAA meets. None scored less than 70 points. And the class scored 529.5 total.
Eddie Reese won his 15th NCAA title with all 20 members of the Texas roster scoring at the 2021 Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
There have now been 28 sub-45 second performances in the men’s 100 fly during the 2020-2021 NCAA season.
Shaine Casas won Texas A&M’s first NCAA title in program history yesterday in the 200 IM. Tonight, Casas will have a shot at the 100 back title.
The Texas Longhorns have set themselves up for an explosive Friday night finals session in Greensboro, snagging 10 up and 4 down swims, four in the 4IM alone.
ICYMI: The race videos from night two of the 2021 Men’s NCAAs are here. Catch up on the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay here.
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
On paper, it’ll be Cal and Texas dueling it out in the 400 free relay while simultaneously aiming to wrap up a team title.
The Wolverines put on a show in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Champs, breaking the meet record and swimming the fastest time in the NCAA this season.
18-year-old Youssef Ramadan of Virginia became the 5th-fastest 100 fly performer in history at the 2021 ACCs, improving from 47.85 to 44.32 in four months.
The Louisville Cardinals have a strong quartet that should be in the mix with recent 400 medley champs Cal, Indiana, and Texas.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas is almost a full second faster than anyone else this season in the 100 back after becoming just the fourth man sub-44 in November.
Drew Kibler is one of the few men who has NCAA scoring ability in both the 50 free and the 500 free and will focus on the latter event at NCAAs.