After cracking the top 5 at NCAAs for the 3rd straight year in 2014-15, Texas A&M has released a schedule with a few exciting rivalries in the 2015-16 season.
Missy Franklin will be chasing the gold medal in the women’s 100m backstroke on Day Two of the Paris-Chartres stop of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015.
Béryl Gastaldello lowered her own French National Record in the women’s 50 meter backstroke to 28.01 on Saturday at the Paris-Chartres stop of the FINA/airweave Swimming World Cup 2015.
Sarah Sjostrom looks like a slam dunk to take home the women’s 50 fly title in Kazan.
Texas A&M will be well-represented at multiple upcoming swimming and diving competitions with nearly 30 former, future or current Aggies competing in the FINA World Championships, the Speedo Junior National Championships or the Phillips 66 National Championships.
Former college standouts Laura Sogar and Megan Romano each won a title on Saturday night of the Speedo Sectional in Austin, Texas.
Joe Schooling won the men’s 100 butterfly by 3 seconds, posting a time just outside of the world’s top 25.
Alabama’s Kristian Gkolomeev was named the Male Swimmer of the Year by the SEC on Wednesday. Gkolomeev, the NCAA 100 free champion, won the 50 and 100 sprints at SECs, and was instrumental in Alabama’s relays.
Jérémy Stravius will represent France in Kazan this summer, along with 14 other men and 14 women. It is the largest female contingent France has had in recent years.
Florent Manaudou punched his ticket to Kazan at the 2015 Elite Championships in Limoges, France, as did 12 other men and 9 women.
2015 French Long Course Nationals in Limoges: Day Six Finals – French Record for Grangeon; Manaudou Swims World’s Top 2 50 Frees in One Day
Marseille’s Mehdy Metella won the men’s 100 fly at the 2015 French Nationals in Limoges.
2015 French Long Course Nationals in Limoges: Day Four – Top 4 Men’s 100 Free Among World’s Fastest; Gastaldello Breaks Record
Jérémy Stravius of Amiens won the 100 free, the most anticipated -and exciting- race of the day, with 48.50 to qualify for Kazan.
Yannick Agnel won the men’s 200 free on Day Two of the French Long Course Nationals in Limoges, wearing his “Camille Muffat” cap.
French butterflier Marie Wattel, from Olympic Nice Natation, won the 100 fly with 58.35.
The brand new Aquapolis complex in Limoges will host the 2015 French Long Course National Championships.