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Seliskar turned heads as he missed Caeleb Dressel’s American Record by just a hundredth.
The Cal bears look to bounce back from their 3rd place finish in the 800 free relay, with Andrew Seliskar and Ryan Hoffer leading the charge with top seeds.
Fresh off the fastest relay-start 200 free in history, Townley Haas will look to defend his NCAA title in the 500 free, battling top-seeded Felix Auboeck for position this morning. The two should swim in the same prelims heat.
In prelims on Thursday morning, Seliskar dropped half a second to take top seed for finals in the 200 IM.
Townley Haas’s 1:29.66 anchor was the first time in history anyone has gone under 1:30 with a relay start.
The reigning 100 backstroke champion returns as NC State’s Coleman Stewart is the top seed heading into NCAAs.
Three of the top-5 performers all-time in the men’s 200 yard butterfly are returning to the NCAA Championship this year, not one of them American.
As we tick down the days to the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.
NC State senior Andreas Vazaios is the fastest returner in the men’s 200 IM field – the only competitor with a lifetime best under 1:40.
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
Over the last two years, Texas has brought in the #2 and #1-ranked recruiting classes, both centered around one event: the 200 free.
Ress has been swimming the 200 free of late, but this year, he has opted to trade out the 200 free for the 100 back.
NC State has locked up their 5th-straight team title, but Louisville and Virginia face a tight race for 2nd tonight on the final day of the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, NC.
Andreas Vazaois and Nick Albiero are set for a rematch in the 200 fly, where Albiero just won last year.