Eddie Reese won his 15th NCAA title with all 20 members of the Texas roster scoring at the 2021 Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
The Cal Bears returned 8 up and 2 down swims Saturday morning, yet the Texas Longhorns look strong to hold onto their lead from yesterday.
ICYMI: The race videos from night two of the 2021 Men’s NCAAs are here. Catch up on the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay here.
While it was easier to make the finals of the 50 free this morning than it had been in year, Cal and Florida rocked it and the 200 free relay tonight,.
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
On the slate tonight will be the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay. Cal holds the top seeds in two events.
On paper, it’ll be Cal and Texas dueling it out in the 400 free relay while simultaneously aiming to wrap up a team title.
As we tick down the days to the 2021 Men’s NCAA Championships, keep track of all our event-by-event previews and winner picks here.
Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas is the biggest favorite to win at the 2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships, per Pick ‘Em entries.
The Wolverines put on a show in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Champs, breaking the meet record and swimming the fastest time in the NCAA this season.
Defending champion Ryan Hoffer faces the deepest 50 free field in history this week, with seven men having broken 19 seconds heading into NCAAs.
The Louisville Cardinals have a strong quartet that should be in the mix with recent 400 medley champs Cal, Indiana, and Texas.
This has been a good year for the 50 free, especially in the freshman class. Three teams have a leg up on the competition in the 200 free relay, though.
At SECs, Kieran Smith swam the lead-off leg of Florida’s 800 free relay in a new school record of 1:29.48, becoming the fourth man ever to break 1:30.