The Louisville women went undefeated in the pool, while Purdue’s Trent Pellini rocked a sub-52 breaststroke leg, on the second da of the Purdue Invite.
Alec Connolly’s relay heroics proved decisive, as the Tennessee men edged Louisville Thursday afternoon in a meet that came down to the final relay.
While the Cardinals lose the spark plug that was Zach Harting, they return most of the core that propelled them to a program-best 5th place NCAA in 2019.
Nick Vance, Liam Hutchinson, Rachel Stege, and Anna Peplowski each broke individual meet records.
The first night of the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships will feature the 200 medley and 800 free relay, as the NC State Wolfpack will be looking to make it five straight conference titles.
Griffin Manning of Lakota West High School and Mason Manta Rays announced his intention to swim for the University of Louisville in 2018-19.
Mitchell Whyte swims of North St. Paul High School and Mako Aquatics (formerly Hudson Area Swim Association) has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Louisville for the fall.
RACE Aquatics Swim Club’s Tanner Cummings has signed an NLI to swim for Louisville in the fall.
New Trier and Lyons battled through the final event in the team standings.
Spencer Walker blasted a 47.22 in the 100 back, while Charlie Scheinfeld threw down a 53.60 in the 100 breast to break the IHSA records.
Like his two older sisters before him, Kyle Worrell will take his swimming to the NCAA. Worrell gave a verbal commitment to the University of Louisville for the 2018-19 school year.
Hayden Curley of Lake Highland Preparatory School and Highlander Aquatic Club has made a verbal commitment to the University of Louisville.
Colton Paulson of Peoria Notre Dame High School and Redbird Swim Club has verbally committed to swim for the University of Louisville starting in the fall of 2018.
Bacon is now the third-best performer in U.S. 13-14 history, behind only Regan Smith and Missy Franklin.
The Arizona commit was the runner-up in the 200 IM and 500 free last year, and will swim both this weekend with his eyes set on the 200 IM state record.