Lia Neal, a 2012 Olympian, led off Stanford’s NCAA-leading 400 free relay in a 47.55, which is close to her life time best of 47.16 from the individual 100 free.
The young star Manuel (above) has catapulted herself on the international scene– can she back that up with NCAA greatness?
Louisville’s Kelsi Worrell has already come dangerously close to surpassing legendary Natalie Coughlin’s U.S. Open, American and NCAA 100 butterfly record; will the NCAA Championships be the meet where the Louisville Cardinal makes it happen?
Courtney Bartholomew was all smiles at the ACC Championships, but that smile could be making American history in a few weeks given her conference performances.
Molly Hannis is looking to continue her 100 breaststroke domination by earning the top spot from her prelims swim, but she will face some fierce competition along the way.
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Last night’s 50 freestyle runner-up, Caeleb Dressel, is seeded first in this morning’s 100 fly battle.
Tynan Stewart had a breakout win in the 200 IM, and his Georgia Bulldogs lead the SEC on both the men’s and women’s sides.
Steve Bultman has coached some fast swimmers down in College Station. One of them–freshman Beryl Gastaldello–may have made history last night.
Texas A&M’s big dual meet win over LSU produced three of the SEC’s weekly award-winners.
Georgia’s Male Swimmer of the Week Nic Fink was the lone non-Aggie to be honored, while A&M’s Sarah Henry is his counterpart as Female Swimmer of the Week.
With three individual event wins, Sarah Henry led the Aggies’ charge in their team victories over SEC rival Tennessee and the SMU Mustangs.
The Aggies, who compiled 5-0 in fall dual meets, take on the No. 11 Lady Volunteers and SMU in a 2 p.m. “double-dual” on Thursday and the Crimson Tide at 1 p.m. on Friday.
Simone Manuel stole the show, but the A&M women took the title at the 2014 Art Adamson Invitational.
Sarah Henry is a returning All-American in three individual races for the Aggies, who look to overcome the graduations of three different NCAA champions this season.