The second night of racing at the Georgia Tech invite should feature plenty of great races, including Luca Urlando’s finals debut after missing yesterday.
While bringing in 16 newcomers, the Georgia women will have to rely on a small group of key upperclassmen to take over the majority of NCAA scoring.
2016 Olympian Olivia Smoliga holds the fastest seed time in the 100 back this morning (58.73), and she is ranked 4th in the 50 free (24.83).
Rio Olympian Melanie Margalis leads both the 200 free (1:56.58 seed) and 100 breast (1:07.20 seed) women’s prelims events here in Atlanta.
Georgia’s Zoie Hartman, already winner of the 200 IM and 100 breast, will seek her 3rd SEC title of the meet on Saturday in the 200 breast.
Dickinson has been involved in a variety of community service activities during her time at Georgia.
Georgia senior Danielle Della Torre is the top-ranked 200 breaststroker in the NCAA this season after the Bulldogs’ dual meet against Auburn.
Senior Harnish took the 200 free (1:47.04) and 500 free (4:47.51), while the first-year Parker got it done in the 50 free (22.80) and 100 free (49.86).
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.
Tennessee’s Meghan Small, the #2 seed, has opted out of the 400 IM. Small will instead swim the 200 free, where she’s the 8th seed.
Last year was Georgia’s worst NCAA finish since 1983. But with no graduated scorers and a great freshman class coming in, UGA is poised to bounce back.
Prelims of the men’s and women’s 400 IM, men’s and women’s 100 fly. Only 44 heats total this morning for what will likely be the shortest session of the meet
As leadoff in the 800 free relay at the Virginia Senior Long Course Championships, Elle Caldow, swam a 2:01.49, qualifying for the 2020 Olympic Trials.
Caeleb Dressel will not be swimming the 50 free, and will instead be in the 200 fly.
Tide Swimming in Virginia has established itself as one of the premiere teams in nation at both the age group and senior levels of competition.
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