The Virginia Cavaliers have assembled a loaded roster that leads the NCAA ranks. The top threats to their title run, though, remain hard to predict.
Kentucky’s Riley Gaines won the 100 free and the 200 fly on the final night of the Mizzou Invite, helping the Kentucky women to a decisive victory.
Missouri men maintain their lead going into the final session while the Kentucky women have broadened their lead insurmountably over Arkansas and Mizzou.
Ben Patton and Danny Kovac, both of whom hit new PBs in morning prelims, knocked even more from their fresh best times tonight at the Mizzou Invite.
The junior eclipses his old best of 45.29, the time he swam at the 2020 SEC Championships to take the conference title.
The Missouri men produced a 3:06.35 in the 400 medley relay, among the fastest times in the country this season, on day 2 of the Mizzou Invite.
Mizzou was dominant in the first session of racing at the 2020 Mizzou Invite, and junior Danny Kovac was only 0.06 off his lifetime best in the 200 IM.
Kentucky sophomore Caitlin Brooks was named the conference’s women’s Swimmer of the Week, while Jake Magahey and Shaine Casas split the men’s award.
The Wildcats got the ball rolling right off the bat, taking the 200 medley relay by .40 seconds over Tennessee.
16-year-old Jordan Agliano of Highlander Aquatics has announced her intention to swim for Kentucky beginning in 2022-23.
Beata Nelson stormed to the win in this event last year, erasing every record to become the fastest female 100-yard backstroker in history.
Florida’s Bobby Finke, the 500 free and 400 IM bronze medalist, set the SEC Record in the mile last season and narrowly missed the NCAA Record.
The Florida men, led by Head Coach Anthony Nesty, look to cement their 8th-straight victory on the final day of the 2020 SEC Championships.
Florida’s Sherridon Dressel, the 2019 bronze medalist, will battle with Asia Seidt (Kentucky) and Meet Record holder Rhyan White (Alabama) in the 100 back.