Rafael Domeyko is hitting the road this NCAA swimming season to photograph school’s around the country. First off in the “Rafael Hits the Road” series is Arizona State.
After making a successful appeal to the NCAA, Arizona State’s Andrew Porter and Reid Elliott have been granted another year of eligibility and will compete for the Sun Devils for the 2017-18 season.
Texas junior Joseph Schooling, the 2016 Olympic champion in the 100 meter fly, returns after coming within hundredths of a 43-second swim last season.
Arizona State only earned 2 medals in 2016: A bronze from the 400 free relay and a bronze from Christian Lorenz in the 200 breast. In 2017, they quadrupled that with 8 total medals.
The Stanford men, led in part by freshman Grant Shoults (pictured), took the Pac-12 team title tonight.
One of the top races to watch this morning will be the men’s 100 free, as USC’S Dylan Carter and ASU’s Cameron Craig will go head-to-head in heat 6.
Olympic gold medalist and World Record holder Ryan Murphy will take on the 100 back tonight.
Cal’s Andrew Seliskar will look to set up a sweep of the IM events, while teammates Ryan Murphy (100 back) and Justin Lynch (100 fly) seek their first individual titles of the meet.
In the 200 IM, Arizona State’s Cameron Craig made a big statement to take the top seed, but he’ll be challenged by Cal’s Ryan Murphy and Andrew Seliskar tonight.
USC’s defending champ Reed Malone will take on the 500 free this morning, but he’ll be up against a loaded Stanford distance group that includes Liam Egan, True Sweetser, and Grant Shoults.
It’s still a dogfight at the top, with defending champs Texas playing their cards closer to the vest, California exploding at the Georgia Invite and NC State continuing to swim good opponents very tough.
Texas A&M women dominate Day One of the Art Adamson Invitational, while the men’s meet is looking like a toss up between A&M, LSU, and Arizona State.
Santo Condorelli had a win in the 50 free for USC, as the men battled to what was initially a tie with ASU on Friday. A later re-score gave the meet to Bob Bowman’s crew. The Trojan women were victorious over the Sun Devils.
Tennessee fans have plenty to be excited about with their incoming men’s class
Andrew Porter, formerly a swimmer at the University of Arizona, will make the move to Tempe.