An unshaved Dressel cranked out an 18.46 to win the SEC Championship title, and put up blistering relays splits of 17.86 and 17.90 to lead the Gators to victory.
Florida standouts Caeleb Dressel and Maxime Rooney will take on the 100 free alongside Missouri’s Michael Chadwick, as will Georgia’s defending NCAA champ Olivia Smoliga in the women’s race.
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz will line up as the top seed in the 200 IM, but Florida All-American Mark Szaranek and Auburn’s defending SEC champion Joe Patching will be on either side to challenge him.
Texas A&M holds the lead on both the men’s and women’s sides as we head into day 2 prelims of the 2017 SEC Championships.
2017 SEC SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS मंगलवार, फ़रवरी 14 – शनिवार, फ़रवरी 18 Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center, Knoxville, TN…
The Gators sat in 7th place when he entered the pool, but Dressel couldn’t be stopped. He tore through the water to bring the Gators back into the race, clocking a 17.90 split to become just the 2nd man to ever split under 18 seconds.
Swimmers are set to compete in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay, while divers will compete in the men’s 1-meter and women’s 3-meter.
Sprinter Cory Bolleter put up another strong performance, winning the individual 50 free in 19.98.
Bolleter swam to a 19.08 free split as the 200 medley relay anchor at the beginning of the meet. He got faster as the meet went on, rolling to an 18.94 anchor split on the 200 free relay at the end of the session.
It’s still a dogfight at the top, with defending champs Texas playing their cards closer to the vest, California exploding at the Georgia Invite and NC State continuing to swim good opponents very tough.
Texas A&M finished second in the team standings with 917.5 points, which was just behind the pace set by team…
Texas A&M women won the meet comfortably, but the Arizona State men came from behind on Day Three to claim the title from LSU and Texas A&M.
The Aggies continued to duke it out with longtime rival LSU for the top spot in the team standings. Texas…
The Aggie women stretched their lead after Day Two of the Adamson Invitational, while the LSU men took a slim lead in front of the Aggie men and Arizona State.