With 10 recruiting classes ranked since SwimSwam’s inception, we’re looking back at the top overall NCAA swimming recruits since the class of 2013.
Whitley, a sophomore, was dominant in the 100 breast final, beating any other swimmer by 1.5 seconds. He swam to a 50.85 as he broke 51 for the first time.
With two more ISL team rosters yet to be announced, we’ve taken a look at the top international and U.S. names we’d expect to be up for grabs.
Our recruiting class ranks for the current crop of graduating seniors, all the way back in 2015: #1 Texas, #2 Cal, #3 USC. How did those classes (and the rest of our top 12) turn out after four years? And what would a revised top 12 list look like? We have the answers – and the data – here.
NC State’s Coleman Stewart is in the hunt for two NCAA titles tonight, though the marquee matchup is a heavyweight title bout between Townley Haas and Andrew Seliskar for the 200 free title, perhaps the team title and perhaps even Swimmer of the Meet honors.
IU Hoosier Ian Finnerty successfully defended his 2018 title in the 100 breast, swimming the 2nd sub-50 swim in history.
2019 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 27 – Saturday, March 30 Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming…
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Friday morning fun.
We could have four of five repeat winners from 2018 in individual events today… but not many of them look like sure things. Indiana’s Ian Finnerty is probably the best bet, after going 49.60 on his 100 breast split last night.
Tonight’s 100 back final could see the 2nd man to ever break 44 seconds, as Dean Farris, Coleman Stewart, and John Shebat all prepare to race for the title.
Coleman Stewart and Mark Nikolaev led off their medley relays in big-time swims of 44.32 and 44.49, respectively, in this morning’s prelims.
Ian Finnerty already broke the 50-second barrier in the 100 breast, and is the clear favorite, but Carsten Vissering will face four freshman in the battle for second place.
Indiana looks just as strong as last year in this event, and they will be gunning for their 2nd-straight win.
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
16-year-old swimmers Anthony Grimm and Anna Keating posted top-five times for the 15-16 age group all-time rankings.