For the title of sprint queen in the 50 free, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Tennessee’s Erika Brown look to have a battle like none other for the American record.
The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.
Tonight sets the stage for the final session of the 2019 SEC Championships in Athens, Georgia, where swimmers will compete in the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 400 free relay.
Sydney Pickrem of Texas A&M will be looking to win her second consecutive SEC title in the women’s 200 IM tonight.
The 2019 SEC Championships are shaping up to be quite the battle in both men’s and women’s competition, and the Texas A&M men appear to have a good chance to join their women as team championships this year.
Aly Tetzloff came up big for Auburn, winning the 50 free and 100 fly, as well as providing a quick split on the 400 fre relay.
The Alabama men beat Auburn in a dual meet for the first time since the 2010-2011 season.
The Auburn swimming and diving teams will compete in their final dual meet of the fall on Friday when they travel to Tuscaloosa to face Alabama at the Alabama Aquatics Center.
Alabama senior Robert Howard ripped a 41.9 in the 100 free, but the Florida men and women were the team winners for the 2018 Georgia Tech Invite.
It was a strong first night of finals for the Florida freshman on the women’s side as they won 2 of the 3 individual events. Leah Braswell knocked over a second off her 500 free time, pulling ahead of Auburn freshman Emily Hetzer (4:39.18) on the back half to win in 4:37.83.
Pumputis’s 1:44.83 from last week’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge is no more.
As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….
Fresh off swimming on four winning relays, winning the 50 free and taking second in the 100 free, junior Claire Fisch has been named the SEC’s Women’s Co-Swimmer of the Week.
Auburn and Virginia split in a dual meet that saw some fast in-season times despite the event order being determined on the go.
Claire Fisch, Chloe Isleta, and Marlies Ross each rallied for a winning double individually in the women’s team’s big win. Cameron Craig put up a highlight swim in the men’s win with his 42.5 100 free victory.