Gretchen Walsh leads all swimmers with five NCAA ‘A’ cuts through the midseason invite portion of the 2023-24 campaign.
Ryan Held (pictured) comes into Saturday night’s men’s 100 freestyle final as the top overall seed with his prelims time of 48.47.
The final prelim session of the 2023 U.S. open will feature the 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, and 200 butterfly.
Claire Curzan will make her long course debut for the Cavaliers this week, as she is entered in five individual events at this year’s U.S. Open.
Walsh had a stunning performance for Virginia at the Tennessee Invite, including setting new all-time records in the 50 free and 100 fly (unofficially).
NCAA 100 backstroke champion Brendan Burns will compete in the 200 backstroke this morning. He won the 100 backstroke last night in a time of 45.29.
Hannah Bach and Josie Panitz went 1-2 in the 100 breaststroke prelims this morning, and will look to do the same tonight.
The Ohio State team opened up their invitational this morning by claiming three top seeds heading into tonight’s finals session.
Notre Dame junior Chris Guiliano, who already split an 18 on a relay in a dual meet this year, will swim his first taper meet since a surprise World Championships.
Sophomore Jonny Kulow has been one of many reasons for optimism surrounding the ASU men and their chances at an NCAA title this season.
The Notre Dame men emerged victorious over ACC rival Louisville for the first time since 2017, while the Louisville women were dominant in their match-up.
UofL has been idle since Oct. 12 when the Cardinals split with the University of Tennessee in a tightly contested meet in Knoxville.
Chris Landauer continues to assemble a staff of Louisville alumni by adding de Lucca, who was a three-time NCAA champion during his time with the Cardinals.
Worlds medalist Chris Guiliano won the 50, 100 and 200 free en route to Notre Dame’s sweep in a tri-meet with Pitt and Penn Sttae.
Tommy Janton (pictured) and Notre Dame fit two of our themes for the week: close meets and the backstrokers showing up big time.