Georgia’s Melanie Margalis showed another spark in Saturday’s preliminary session at the 2013 Auburn Invitational.
With Megan Romano and Allison Schmitt gone, Shannon Vreeland will look to lead Georgia to another NCAA title. (Photo credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures.com)
The Georgia women and the Florida men both won the meet, as all four squads put up nationally-ranked times on Friday.
The front half of Chase Kalisz’ 400 IM should continue to improve this year, especially after he won the 200 fly on Friday in a lifetime best.
35-time World Champion, and 5-time Olympic Champion, Ryan Lochte headlines 111 swimmers on the 2013-2014 USA Swimming National Team. (Photo: Victor Puig/victorpuig.com)
Conor Dwyer (right) has been on fire since he began training with Bob Bowman (glasses). He comes into the 200 free final on Wednesday evening as the top seed. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Ryan Lochte has a big day on Wednesday in Indy, with the 200 backstroke and the 200 free on his schedule. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Laura Sogar is the hottest name in women’s breaststroking in the U.S. after winning the NCAA 200 breaststroke Championship ahead of two former collegiate champions and an American Record holder. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Conor Dwyer has been on a roll so far at the Santa Clara Grand Prix, and will hope to stay hot in the last finals session in the 200 IM. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Mike Alexandrov has been on fire this year, but he’ll face his biggest challenge yet in the young Kevin Cordes in Sunday’s 100 breaststroke. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Every race should have great head-to-head battles, though a big showdown looms to end Saturday’s finals with a showdown between top-seeded Nathan Adrian (above), Anthony Ervin, Cesar Cielo, and Cullen Jones in the men’s 50 free. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Ryan Lochte swam two events that he hasn’t (Photo: Bill Collins)
Ryan Lochte won his first Grand Prix race in almost three months, and the American men put on quite a display on night 2 of the 2013 Santa Clara Grand Prix. (Photo: Bill Collins)
Conor Dwyer swam a lifetime sprint best and Ryan Lochte (above) looked sharp early at the Santa Clara International Grand Prix. (File Photo: Bill Collins)
Texas A&M’s Breeja Larson won the 100 breaststroke at last year’s Olympic Trials. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)