Tonight’s competition includes the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships continue this morning with prelims of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 400 medley relay, and 1-meter diving.
If Stanford aims to complete a sweep of all five relays at NCAAs, the 200 free relay might be their toughest test. In a way, that’s good for the Cardinal, as it comes at the beginning of day 2, just the second swimming event of the meet. On the other hand, it could mean a big momentum swing that affects the remainder of the meet for every team in contention for the title.
Simone Manuel will look to lead Stanford back to the top of the podium in the 400 free relay.
The women’s splash-and-dash at the 2017 NCAA Championships brings a highly anticipated battle between Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, and Olivia Smoliga.
The Georgia swimming and diving teams will make their final appearance at Gabrielsen Natatorium this season as they host their…
Smoliga shined for the Bulldogs, but her team came up just short against a rock-solid Texas A&M team.
The men’s 200 breast is one of the top races to watch, with Auburn’s defending SEC champ Michael Duderstadt, Missouri’s Fabian Schwingenschlogl, Alabama’s Anton McKee, and South Carolina’s Nils Wich-Glasen contending.
Florida standouts Caeleb Dressel and Maxime Rooney will take on the 100 free alongside Missouri’s Michael Chadwick, as will Georgia’s defending NCAA champ Olivia Smoliga in the women’s race.
Missouri’s Hannah Stevens and Georgia’s Olivia Smoliga are closely matched in the 100 back, but Tennessee All-American Kira Toussaint will also be in the mix.
Texas A&M holds the lead on both the men’s and women’s sides as we head into day 2 prelims of the 2017 SEC Championships.
Swimmers are set to compete in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay, while divers will compete in the men’s 1-meter and women’s 3-meter.
The 2016-17 NCAA postseason is slated to kick off next week with the 2017 SEC Championships at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center on the University of Tennessee’s campus.
The Georgia Bulldogs get back to their winning ways, besting the Tennessee Volunteer men’s and women’s teams on the road in Knoxville.