Jordan Crooks (above) is one of 6 men who have been sub-19 seconds in the 50 free already in the fall semester of NCAA swimming.
Tennessee sophomore Jordan Crooks reached the wall in 18.68, just .02 seconds behind the fastest mid-season time ever clocked by Caeleb Dressel in 2017.
Last season we saw the most men break 19 seconds ever, with 16 swimmers going 18-point in the 50 free during the 2021-22 campaign.
Foster’s time is faster than the automatic qualifying standard of 3:39.16 for NCAAs, making Foster the first swimmer to hit such a cut in the 2022-23 season.
The Texas stars shone brightly over the summer, but the rest of the cast, especially the sprint freestylers, need to deliver for Texas to regain the crown.
Just four months after winning the NCAA title in the 400 free relay, the Texas sprint cupboard could be on the cusp of being the barest it’s been in years.
A full recap of the results, records and top point scorers from the 2022 Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships.
After two great NCAA Championships, we wanted to highlight some of our favorite moments that came out of both the men’s and women’s meets.
Bjorn Seeliger, runner-up in the 100 free, led off Cal’s 400 free relay in 40.92, the only sub-41 flat-start time in the field.
The 2022 Men’s NCAA Division I Championship wraps up tonight with the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly and 400 free relay.
Minnesota’s Max McHugh has a great shot at Ian Finnerty’s all-time record in the 100 breast tonight at the Men’s NCAA Championships.
Projected to outscore Texas by 21.5 points tonight, the Cal Golden Bears are now within striking distance of the team lead by night’s end at NCAAs.
Texas’ Eddie Reese has opted to scratch Alvin Jiang from the 100 back B final tonight, likely saving him to be fresh for the 400 medley relay.
After the first full day of competition at the 2022 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships, Texas sits in 1st place.
Bjorn Seeliger led off the Cal 200 free relay in 18.27, the fastest 50 free in the meet (including the individual event).