Louisville had probably their strongest showing of the night in the women’s 100 fly final, where the Cardinals had the top four finishers.
The Cardinals got out to a fast start, breaking the pool record in the women’s 200 free relay, and clearing the NCAA ‘A’ standard by a wide margin.
Jordan Crooks (above) swam 19.3 in the 50 yard free for the third time in three meets this season for the Tennessee Volunteers.
Louisville freshmen racked up the victories as the Cardinal men and women both defeated the Xavier Musketeers in the season opener.
The Cardinals had their lowest NCAA finish since 2015 and lose some big names, but a new core could coalesce this year and return Louisville to the top ten.
Burns produced a PB of 2:02.37 in the men’s 200 backstroke, getting under his previous mark of 2:02.44 set at the Speedo Summer Championships last August.
Caeleb Dressel is the favorite in the men’s 100 fly, though he has been beaten twice this year in the race: once by Michael Andrew and once by Shaine Casas.
Tennessee freshman Jordan Crooks had the fastest anchor freestyle of the night with 40.52 at the end of the Vols’ relay.
Arizona State’s Grant House leads the Sun Devils into NCAAs this week, where they hold the top seed in tonight’s 800 free relay.
Eric Friese popped a 19.36 50 fly on Florida’s record-setting 200 medley relay on Wednesday night and now joins Joseph Schooling as the fastest in history.
We’ve got an exciting brand-new event schedule to kick off the 2022 Men’s NCAAs, with timed finals of both the 200 medley and 800 free relays.
As the Division I Men’s NCAA Championship approaches we are on record watch! Join us as we dissect the most and least likely records to fall this weekend.
Louisville made program history last year, winning their first ever NCAA relay title by taking this race with a 1:22.11.
Stanford’s Andrei Minakov comes into NCAAs as the fourth fastest man of all time in the 100 fly and the only swimmer in the field under 44 seconds.
After scoring 0 points in the diving events last week, the Cal men will be on the hunt in the relay events as they attempt to defend their Pac-12 title.