After coming in 10th last year, Tennessee has managed to keep a handful of swimmers as 5th years, pick up 3 key transfers, and bring in a giant freshmen class
2016 Olympian Olivia Smoliga holds the fastest seed time in the 100 back this morning (58.73), and she is ranked 4th in the 50 free (24.83).
Caeleb Dressel’s 8 LCM swims for the 2021 Atlanta Classic: 50 FR, 100 FL, 100 FR (all #1), 200 FR (#5), 200 FL (#6), 200 IM (#6), 100 BR (#9), 100 BK (#17).
Virginia’s Paige Madden is already the most favored to win the 200/500 FR, yet can she pull another win in the 1650 free to hit a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep?
While the Florida Gators are officially in the lead, the Kentucky Wildcats are in the driver’s seat after swimming lights-out in this morning’s prelims.
Stege crushed the previous program record by 5 seconds, winning at the SEC Championships. This is just the third official 1650 free swim of her life.
The Tennessee women avenged their October dual meet loss against the Kentucky women on Thursday as the Volunteers defeated the Wildcats 178.5-121.5.
SEC foes Alabama and Tennessee join with the ACC’s Virginia for a three day invite-style double dual in Knoxville this week.
The Wildcats got the ball rolling right off the bat, taking the 200 medley relay by .40 seconds over Tennessee.
Tennessee head coach Matt Kredich saw from the beginning of the season that the Lady Vols had their sights firmly set on winning the school’s first SEC title.
Florida’s Bobby Finke, the 500 free and 400 IM bronze medalist, set the SEC Record in the mile last season and narrowly missed the NCAA Record.
Shaine Casas will race for the SEC title in the 200 IM final as the Texas A&M men fight to stay on top of the day 2 rankings.
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
The Tennessee men and women swept Florida for the first time ever. Amanda Nunan set a new school record for the Volunteers.
The Tennessee women defeated Georgia in the Gabrielsen Natatorium for the first time. The Georgia men handed Tennessee their first loss of the season.