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.
Arkady Vyatchanin of New York Athletic Club is top seed in the men’s 200 backstroke on Thursday.
Hali Flickinger headlines the women’s 200 fly on day 1 of the U.S. Open.
Probably the biggest story that swim fans are expecting is a first look at Ryan Lochte racing since his Rio suspension.
Though he didn’t end up making his comeback earlier this month at the L.A. Invite, Ryan Lochte is slated to swim the U.S. Open next week. You can see full psych sheets here.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy will chase his own NCAA and American Record in the 200 back after dominating the field with a 1:35.73 last season. Now a 2-time Olympic backstroke champion, Murphy will be swimming in his last ever NCAA Meet, and this could be the last time we see him focus on yards. If successful in defending his backstroke titles, Murphy will have 4-peated in both.