Asia Seidt (above) leads a lethal Kentucky women’s backstroke group that holds 3 of the top 4 seeds in the 200 yard race.
The Tennessee women look very tough to beat as the Volunteers, led by SEC Record holder Erika Brown, chase their first SEC women’s title in program history.
The Wednesday morning after the University of Kentucky got in some quality 200 pace work, they opted for Max VO2: 30×50 @ 1:30, best average.
Though she didn’t swim her signature backstrokes individually, she lead off the medley relay with a 53.34 from the B relay, the fastest split of the field
ACC Champ Nick Albiero smashed his own 200 fly Pool Record by nearly 2 seconds as the Louisville men and Kentucky women earned wins.
World Record holder Regan Smith will take on the 200 back today, putting the PSS Record on watch. Smith took down the 100 back PSS Record last night.
Andrew Seliskar is slated to swim the 200 fly. Last night, Seliskar had the fastest swim of anyone in the 100 fly, but he put up that time in the B final.
The tides are turning, and we have a new #1 in our NCAA swimming & diving rankings, updated after mid-season invites across the nation.
Notre Dame junior Zach Yeadon blasted a lifetime best 14:32 in the mile to start things off on the final day of the Ohio State Invite.
Senior Asia Seidt was a big part of the Wildcats’ big night, helping the team to dominant performances in the 800 free relay and 100 back.
Pash got the ball rolling early, speeding to a 1:46.42 in the 200 free.
The red-hot Kentucky Wildcat women have beaten Indiana & three other teams in the past two weeks. Now they head to Texas for a battle of top-10 programs.
Three Kentucky women earned two victories each, and Glen Brown won three events, as the Wildcat men and women defeated Ohio and South Carolina at home.
Kentucky freshman Caitlin Brooks won the 100 back, placed second in the 200 back, and led off Kentucky’s winning 200 medley relay as they beat IU and ND.
Allison Reed, who has served as an assistant coach with Kentucky since 2016, has been promoted to associate head coach of the men’s and women’s teams.