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.
The Texas Longhorns came out strong tonight, but they weren’t the only ones.
After last year’s thrilling five-team battle for the team title, things somehow look even closer this season. Catch the start of what should be a thrilling national title chase with our live recap tonight.
Tonight’s explosive relay session yielded some big results. But it also gives us a hint at what we can expect for other relay lineups moving forward.
The reigning 100 backstroke champion returns as NC State’s Coleman Stewart is the top seed heading into NCAAs.
The NC State Wolfpack are on the prowl for their third 400 free relay title in the last four years.