Kelsi Worrell scorched a 48.22 split in the final 400y freestyle relay event to help give the Louisville women a final push in their win over in-state rival Kentucky.
The second session of long course time trials following the U.S. Winter Nationals saw several nice swims, headed by a 200 back from Western Kentucky’s Nadine Laemmler and a 200 fly from Schroeder YMCA’s Hannah Saiz.
The Louisville men hit two NCAA Qualifying Standards on opening night, including the nation’s best 800 free relay time.
Joao de Lucca was dominant in his signature race, while the Louisville men were suffocating, sweeping the top 4 spots in two different events.
Tanja Kylliainen broke another pool record and leads the 400 IM. Her teammate Andee Cottrell went 59.35 to take the top 100 breast seed.
Caryle Blondell is the new NCAA leader in the 100 yard freestyle.
After losing by 37 last year, Louisville won by nearly the same margin this year against Tennessee.