Both Claire Rasmus and Sydney Pickrem come in as #1 seeds on night 3 of the 2018 SEC Championships.
Look out for Florida’s Caeleb Dressel in the 200 IM and Tennessee’s fast-rising Erika Brown in the 50 free.
Our top spot has gone back and forth between Cal and Texas all year, and this edition is no exception as the two trade their ranks from our most recent rankings.
Wu recorded three B-cut times at the Auburn Invitational. He won both the 100 breaststroke (53.67) and 200 breaststroke (1:58.07) with season-best times.
Brazilian superstar Brandonn Almeida will finally make his much-awaited NCAA debut this weekend, swimming for South Carolina at the Virginia Tech College Invite.
Star international recruit Brandonn Almeida has been cleared by the NCAA to compete this season, according to Brazil’s Globo.com, and could make his debut as early as this weekend’s dual with Georgia Tech.
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?
A representative from South Carolina’s athletics department says the school is confident Brazilian star Brandonn Almeida will be eligible to compete during the spring semester.
Conceição, along with André Souza and World Champion Etiene Medieros, posted strong times at the Brazil Julio Delamare Trophy.
About 40% of voters picked Stanford’s Olympic and world champ sprinter Simone Manuel as the most concerning NCAA swimmer MIA this fall.
A change at the top?
The NCAA season this fall has been almost as focused on who’s not swimming as on who is. That’s because a number of key contributors have been absent, some mysteriously, for the bulk of their team’s fall dual meets.
The Brazilian Youth Summer Championships wrapped up on Saturday and saw a number of Brazilian youth records fall.
As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….
Junior world record-breaking IMer Brandonn Almeida is a big international pickup for South Carolina, highlighting a tightly-bunched group of teams ranked 9-12.