Day 2 prelims featured the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.
The fastest splits in each of the strokes on night 1 of the first week of Division 1 conference meets.
With NC State likely missing Ky-lee Perry and Courtney Caldwell, their chances look slim to repeat as ACC champions.
Simone Manuel is back in action for Stanford. But can they keep their hold on the #1 rank? Yes. The answer is obviously yes. Were you seriously wondering?
NC State All-American Justin Ress battled closely with teammates Coleman Stewart (1:36.75) and Jacob Molacek (1:36.89) in the 200 free, coming from behind with a 24.66 on the final split to win it in 1:36.61.
Maddie Hess won both backstrokes as the Duke women prevailed over in-state rivals UNC.
Baldwin, who has been dependable all season for her team, came through for wins in the 100 back (53.89) and the 100 free (49.87)
Katie Ledecky and Mallory Comerford are tied for most NCAA ‘A’ cuts with 4 each.
Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.
We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point.
Caroline Baldwin went 47.14 yesterday in the 100 free at the Tennessee Invite, ranking her second in the NCAA behind only Mallory Comerford.
2017 TENNESSEE INVITATIONAL Thursday, November 30th – Saturday, December 2nd Allan Jones Aquatic Center Knoxville, Tennessee Prelims 10 am CT…
In the first night of competition at the 2017 Tennessee Invite, Denver’s Bailey Andison (pictured), North Carolina’s Caroline Baldwin, and Tennessee’s Erika Brown each put up swims that would have placed them in the top 8 at last year’s NCAA Championships.
Brett Ringgold and Jonathan Roberts each rallied for a winning double in the Horns’ victory of the season on the men’s side.
Siobhan Haughey’s Michigan Wolverines are one of two teams making big leaps into our top 5.