NCAA champion Mallory Comerford of Louisville and All-American Coleman Stewart of NC State headline the Atlantic Coast Conference’s yearly award winners for the 2018-19 Swimming and Diving season.
Night 4 at defied expectations. There was only one place in the top 4 in any of the 5 individual events that was picked correctly by more than 50% of entries
Was it risky to choose the 100 back over the 200 free individually? Well, Harvard’s Dean Farris is the fastest in the NCAA in both.
NC State’s Coleman Stewart is in the hunt for two NCAA titles tonight, though the marquee matchup is a heavyweight title bout between Townley Haas and Andrew Seliskar for the 200 free title, perhaps the team title and perhaps even Swimmer of the Meet honors.
2019 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 27 – Saturday, March 30 Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming…
Vini Lanza, fresh off of last night’s 400 medley relay title, came back to win the 100 butterfly for the Indiana Hoosiers
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Friday morning fun.
We could have four of five repeat winners from 2018 in individual events today… but not many of them look like sure things. Indiana’s Ian Finnerty is probably the best bet, after going 49.60 on his 100 breast split last night.
Tonight’s 100 back final could see the 2nd man to ever break 44 seconds, as Dean Farris, Coleman Stewart, and John Shebat all prepare to race for the title.
Coleman Stewart and Dean Farris blasted two of the fastest 100 back swims ever in this morning’s prelims.
The first two days of the 2019 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships have seen an assault on the Texas Swim Center pool records, with several of those broken records been American or U.S. Open Records at the time they were set.
The Cal bears look to bounce back from their 3rd place finish in the 800 free relay, with Andrew Seliskar and Ryan Hoffer leading the charge with top seeds.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Thursday morning action.
NC State, Texas and Cal have almost endless options for 400 medley relay lineups tonight. We try to puzzle out the options between sessions.
Coleman Stewart and Mark Nikolaev led off their medley relays in big-time swims of 44.32 and 44.49, respectively, in this morning’s prelims.