Cal’s Andrew Seliskar has always been a versatile force to be reckoned with, but until 2 days ago, he had never won an individual NCAA title.
Dean Farris posted a time of 41.00 in the 100 free prelims to become the fifth fastest performer in history.
Cal had a huge morning, with top qualifying spots in 3 of 5 swimming events. That includes Andrew Seliskar, searching for his first-ever individual NCAA title after becoming the fifth man ever under 1:40 in the 200 IM this morning.
The Cal bears look to bounce back from their 3rd place finish in the 800 free relay, with Andrew Seliskar and Ryan Hoffer leading the charge with top seeds.
On the heels of the Indiana women’s first B1G title since 2011, it’s time for the men’s conference champs.
Zach Apple is a huge presence for the Hoosiers, who have a slight edge in what will be a great battle with Michigan for the 2019 B1G crown.
Bowe Becker swept the sprint freestyle races, including a 43.07 relay lead-off to close out the meet.
Vissering also went 52.29, just ahead of Minnesota freshman Max McHugh’s 52.62, in an incredibly fast 100 breaststroke race today.
Tevyn Waddell was instrumental in Minnesota’s victory over Hawaii on the women’s side.
Minnesota’s Bowe Becker, Northwestern’s Ryan Gridley and Penn State’s Hector Garcia Boissier earned the Big Ten’s weekly swimming and diving awards.
Alabama got a pair of 18-second relay legs from star sprinter Robert Howard, who currently leads the NCAA in the 50 free.
It’s been a night of Florida domination, with 50 frees of 17.81 and 17.63 from Caeleb Dressel, a 200 IM win from Jan Switkowski and a national title in the 200 free relay.
It’s a dead heat at the top of our men’s rankings. Ryan Hoffer and Cal hold top time in the nation in 4 relays. But after a stellar Texas Invite, did the three-time defending champs run them down for the top spot?
The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) publishes a list of all athletes drug tested in each quarter of each year. The numbers for the fourth quarter of 2016 have been published, with multi-time Olympians Katie Ledecky and Ryan Lochte each leading the way with three tests.
Big Ten medalist Danielle Nack won 3 events throughout the weekend, including a sweep of the butterfly races.