Smoliga shined for the Bulldogs, but her team came up just short against a rock-solid Texas A&M team.
The men’s 200 breast is one of the top races to watch, with Auburn’s defending SEC champ Michael Duderstadt, Missouri’s Fabian Schwingenschlogl, Alabama’s Anton McKee, and South Carolina’s Nils Wich-Glasen contending.
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz will line up as the top seed in the 200 IM, but Florida All-American Mark Szaranek and Auburn’s defending SEC champion Joe Patching will be on either side to challenge him.
Texas A&M holds the lead on both the men’s and women’s sides as we head into day 2 prelims of the 2017 SEC Championships.
The 2016-17 NCAA postseason is slated to kick off next week with the 2017 SEC Championships at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center on the University of Tennessee’s campus.
American Record holder Caeleb Dressel swept the men’s sprints, putting up a blistering 19.21 in the 50 free and a 42.64 in the 100 free to outswim Auburn’s Peter Holoda, who took 2nd in both events.
It will be a battle of two SEC powerhouse programs when Auburn and Florida meet in the final swimming and…
Senior Will Licon won all 3 of his individual events to help power the Longhorns to victory.
Male Swimmer of the Week Michael Chadwick • Missouri Senior • Charlotte, N.C. Chadwick won three individual events and helped…
SEC champ Michael Duderstadt threw down a pair of clutch breaststroke swims to help the Auburn Tigers to victory.
On the men’s side, SEC champ Joe Patching won all 3 of his individual events for the second meet in a row.
The Auburn men and women opened the 2016-17 season with a victory on the road, as the Tigers were victorious over the Wisconsin Badgers in Madison on Saturday.
Perhaps the most impactful transfer heading into this NCAA season was former NCAA record-holder Cierra Runge heading from Cal to Wisconsin (by way of Tempe after an Olympic redshirt year at ASU). But Auburn’s Ashley Neidigh spoiled Runge’s big Badger debut with a pair of distance wins on the road.
Cummings was the team captain for the NCSA’s All-Star squad that traveled to compete at the 2015 Irish Open Championships.