Welcome to The Week That Was In College Swimming, where we’re recapping the madness that came out of the first weekend of midseason invites.
Nelson became the seventh-fastest under-20 swimmer ever in the NCAA after clocking 3:38.39 at the Art Adamson Invite on Thursday.
Texas A&M junior Chloe Stepanek logged a time of 1:44.41 in the women’s 200 free to overtake Texas’ Kelly Pash (1:44.78) for the top time in the NCAA.
Texas A&M hosted in-state TCU for a combined dual meet on Friday, emerging victorious in convincing fashion in both the men’s and women’s meets.
Olivia Theall tallied two individual wins to go along with her effort on the victorious 200 free relay team that clinched Texas A&M’s victory over Kentucky.
Texas swept Indiana and Texas A&M, despite the best efforts of swimmers like Brendan Burns, who came out ahead of Carson Foster in two individual events.
After resetting her best time from 2013 in the semis, Ruta Meilutyte has the chance to reclaim the European title in the women’s 50 breaststroke.
Gregorio Paltrinieri aims to reclaim the European title in the men’s 1500 freestyle after winning three straight gold medals from 2012 to 2016.
This morning’s prelims session features heats of the men’s 50 free, women’s 200 fly, men’s 100 back, women’s 50 breast, men’s 200 IM, and mixed 4×200 relay.
LSU Olympian Brooks Curry broke his own pool record in the 50 free, but Texas A&M won both the men’s and women’s meet in Baton Rouge.
USC redshirt senior Nikola Miljenic hit a lifetime best time of 42.25 in the men’s 100 free prelims to take over the top spot in the 2021-22 NCAA rankings.
USC is dominating the invitational overall, with Trent Pellini’s 51.63 100 breast among the school’s top swims so far.
LSU’s Brooks Curry blasted a 19.14 in the men’s 50 free prelims to take over the top spot in the NCAA rankings this season.
Cuevas, who has represented Mexico in international competition, will bring his IM talent to College Station in the fall of 2022.
Senior Koko Bratanov will be heavily relied upon this season by the Aggies after the abrupt departure of Shaine Casas one month ago.