NC State will likely move in Coleman Stewart on their 400 free relay after going the fastest time in history in the prelims.
There are several men in contention for the title. Four of them are Longhorns. Austin Katz is the top seed, but Harvard’s Dean Farris has also been sub-1:39 this season.
The final preliminary session of the 2018 SEC Championships will feature the men’s and women’s 200 back, 100 free and 200 breast.
“I’ll even go as far to say I’ll raise the money‚ I’ll pay for them to come‚” said Chad Le Clos of his unselected South African countrymen regarding the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
After a fast fall, the Alabama swimming and diving teams will hold its second Crimson and White Intrasquad of the semester Saturday morning starting at 8 a.m. in the Alabama Aquatic Center.
Alabama’s Robert Howard became the first man to go sub-42 in the 100 free this season at the Georgia Tech Invite.
Alabama’s Luke Kaliszak threw down a 45.85 100 back at the Georgia Tech Invite.
On Friday, the Tide traveled to SEC and in-state rival Auburn for dual meet action. The women were victorious, giving them their first dual meet victory over Auburn since 1996. On the men’s side, however, Auburn prevailed.
Florida’s Ben Lawless, a 2016 NCAA scorer in the mile, led the way with 2 individual wins.
Alabama swimming and diving travels to Auburn to take on the Tigers Friday, marking the Crimson Tide’s second meet in three days.
Olympic champion Ryan Lochte will swim in his first final of a USA Swimming meet since the Rio incident.
Gabby DeLoof is one of the top seeds in the 200 free on Day 5 of the 2017 U.S. Open.
Matt Hutchins of Wisconsin Aquatics is top seed in the men’s 400 free on Day Two of the 2017 U.S. Open.
Gunnar Bentz, 15th in the men’s 400 free, is the only top-16 qualifier to scratch the final on Day Two of the 2017 U.S. Open.