The third of six stops on the 2017 Arena Pro Swim Series begins today in Mesa, Arizona. Melanie Margalis and Daiya Seto lead the points, but the tour is as close as it’s been in recent memory as it churns toward the halfway point.
Defending champion Fabian Schwingenschlogl, the first swimmer out of Mizzou to ever win an NCAA title, will have to hold off Texas breaststroke star Will Licon to defend his 100 breaststroke title.
2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…
Tonight’s action will feature a battle between ACC Record holder Hennessey Stuart and Championship Record holder Grigory Tarasevich in the 200 back, but Robert Owen may also challenge for the title in that event.
NC State and Louisville battled for the gold, with just .12 separating them at the finish. During the entire duration of the race, they were never separated by more than 3 tenths of a second.
NC State will be looking to build its lead tonight after putting 11 swimmers into A-finals this morning.
Louisville’s Grigory Tarasevich and Carlos Claverie will try to snap the NC State Wolfpack’s event-winning streak in Atlanta.
After a monster 18.15 anchor last night on NC State’s 200 medley relay, 2016 Olympic gold medalist Ryan Held enters day 2 as the top seed in the individual 50 freestyle event.
The 2017 Men’s ACC Championships kick off today at the McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta, GA. Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.
The biggest difference maker came on the backstroke leg, as freshman Coleman Stewart blazed his way to a 20.97 to give them the early lead.
Blake Pieroni had a pair of wins as the Indiana Hoosier men continued their unbeaten streak in dual meets this season with a decisive win over Louisville.
On the women’s side, breaststroker Andee Cottrell took on an individual triple, collecting a pair of wins and a 2nd place finish.
It’s still a dogfight at the top, with defending champs Texas playing their cards closer to the vest, California exploding at the Georgia Invite and NC State continuing to swim good opponents very tough.
Breaststroker Carlos Claverie was a key player for the Cardinals on the men’s side, sweeping his specialty breaststroke races against Missouri All-American Fabian Schwingenschloegl.
Andreas Vazaios cracked his own 200 IM national record on day 1 of SC Worlds.