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.
NC State, Texas and Cal have almost endless options for 400 medley relay lineups tonight. We try to puzzle out the options between sessions.
Quite a few pool records went down this morning, but times to make finals for today’s events were typically slower this year than last year.
In prelims on Thursday morning, Seliskar dropped half a second to take top seed for finals in the 200 IM.
Dean Farris swam the fastest 200 free in history on the lead-off of Harvard’s 800 free relay on day 1 of the men’s NCAA Championships.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Wednesday night atmosphere.
The Texas Longhorns came out strong tonight, but they weren’t the only ones.
After last year’s thrilling five-team battle for the team title, things somehow look even closer this season. Catch the start of what should be a thrilling national title chase with our live recap tonight.
Tonight’s explosive relay session yielded some big results. But it also gives us a hint at what we can expect for other relay lineups moving forward.
There’s only one event tonight – the 800 free relay – and NC State’s relay will likely feature three of the four men who won this event last year.
The NC State Wolfpack are on the prowl for their third 400 free relay title in the last four years.
In their last collegiate races, senior studs Andrew Seliskar and Ian Finnerty will duke it out for the second time in the 200 breast.
Texas senior Townley Haas is on a quest to make history this week in Austin by becoming the first man ever to win four NCAA Division I 200 free titles.
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.