Tess Cieplucha had a big swim in the 400 IM to achieve her NCAA ‘A’ cut for Tennessee. She came into the meet with a best time of 4:05.43 from last season, but blew that away tonight with a 4:03.81.
After two years without breaking 1:00, Popov smashed through the 59.0 barrier for the first time in her life with a huge swim this morning in the 100 breast.
Mallory Comerford won two individual events as the Louisville Cardinals topped Tennesee on the road.
Colin Zeng was the highest-scoring diver in the NCAA last year, and Tennessee returns the bulk of its relays, which combined for 52 points in 2018.
Caeleb Dressel and the Florida Gators come in as the top seed in the 200 medley relay.
Ryan Coetzee was one of nine Tennessee men to pickup an individual win against UNC-Wilmington.
The countdown has begun; just three and a half weeks until National Letter of Intent Signing Period. Here are the verbal commitments we wrote about this week.
“I’m incredibly excited to join Tennessee. With its great combination of athletics and studies I believe it’s a place where I can reach my goals. It has fantastic facilities and an awesome coaching team. Go Vols!” -Australian sprinter Braga Verhage
Swimming Australia’s State Team Championships began with several Meet Records on Friday.