Sydney Pickrem will look to pick up her first indiviudal title of the meet in the 400 IM, but she’ll be met by fierce competition Tess Cieplucha and a tough Florida IM group, led by freshman Vanessa Pearl.
The SEC sponsors Community Service Teams for all 21 league sponsored sports. Twenty-one swimmers and divers were honored at the SEC Championships on Tuesday.
The Auburn swimming and diving teams will play host to Florida in a pair of dual meets on Saturday at the Martin Aquatics Center.
The Alabama men beat Auburn in a dual meet for the first time since the 2010-2011 season.
The Auburn swimming and diving teams will compete in their final dual meet of the fall on Friday when they travel to Tuscaloosa to face Alabama at the Alabama Aquatics Center.
It was a strong first night of finals for the Florida freshman on the women’s side as they won 2 of the 3 individual events. Leah Braswell knocked over a second off her 500 free time, pulling ahead of Auburn freshman Emily Hetzer (4:39.18) on the back half to win in 4:37.83.
Pumputis’s 1:44.83 from last week’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge is no more.
The Tennessee men split their meet with Texas and Auburn on Saturday, dropping a close meet to the defending national champion Longhorns and coming out with a win over the SEC rival Tigers. On the women’s side, Tennessee beat Auburn as well.
Auburn’s swimming and diving teams will be in Knoxville, Tenn., for a dual meet with SEC foe Tennessee on Friday at 11 am CT at the Jones Aquatics Center.
Auburn and Virginia split in a dual meet that saw some fast in-season times despite the event order being determined on the go.
The Auburn swimming and diving teams will take on Virginia in a split-session dual meet on Friday in Charlottesville, Va.
Kelsi Dahlia headlines the women’s 200 fly on the final day in Columbus.
After winning the 200 fly in a quick 1:58.55 against a stacked Texas women’s team, Auburn’s Bailey Nero explained to SwimSwam what the toughest challenge had been over Winter Break
Texas standout Joseph Schooling picked up a sweep of his specialty butterfly events.
Alabama’s Robert Howard became the first man to go sub-42 in the 100 free this season at the Georgia Tech Invite.