The men’s 100 back continues to be one of the most competitive events in the U.S.
With a healthy mix of veterans and newcomers, the 50 back is still Justin Ress’ to lose.
In the pool, new assistant Chase Kreitler led the sprint and mid groups through a resistance set of 25’s
Simone Manuel will swim the 50 free on day 4 in Santa Clara.
Chase Kalisz will take on the 200 fly/200 IM double on day 3 of the TYR Pro Swim Series in Santa Clara.
Calum Lehman, a senior at Cheyenne Mountain High School in Colorado Springs, recently committed to Villanova University for 2018-19.
Austin Katz became the first high school Class of 2017 grad to win an individual NCAA title, and more than half of our top-20-ranked recruits scored significant points at the 2018 NCAA Championships as freshmen.
Cal and USC battled for the win, with USC narrowly pulling it out in 1:21.82 to Cal’s 1:21.88. The Bears, though they finished 2nd, set a new American Record.
Cal could swap Justin Lynch to fly on the 400 medley relay, throwing in Ryan Hoffer or Michael Jensen as they seek to run down Indiana for the NCAA title.
6 different programs have season-best composite times that add up within a second of one another in an event that could turn the tides of the entire meet.
There are several men in contention for the title. Four of them are Longhorns. Austin Katz is the top seed, but Harvard’s Dean Farris has also been sub-1:39 this season.
Caeleb Dressel and the Florida Gators come in as the top seed in the 200 medley relay.
Yesterday, I scored out the D1 men’s pre selection psych sheet. This exercise gives us some idea of how teams…
Cal’s Andrew Seliskar, who won the 200 fly last season, is changing things up this time around as he’ll battle for a title in the 200 breast.
The 4th day of the meet includes the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 1650, and 400 free relay.