While the Florida Gators are officially in the lead, the Kentucky Wildcats are in the driver’s seat after swimming lights-out in this morning’s prelims.
Courtney Harnish clocked her third-straight conference title in the 500 free tonight, hitting a lifetime best 4:35.33.
With just a few weeks of dual meets left, things should start to get clearer in some corners of the country coming up, while other corners become murkier.
The Texas men lead all teams with six swimmers hitting automatic qualifying times so far this year, and the Texas women have four swimmers locked in.
Magahey’s time would’ve gotten him second at the 2020 SEC Championships and fourth at the 2019 NCAA Championships.
This weekend, Dunham has achieved lifetime bests in the 50 back (22.11), 100 back (46.59), 200 free (1:34.90) and now the 200 back.
This swim is a triumphant sign that UGA sprinting is now a force to be reckoned with after years of struggling with their sprints.
The UGA Fall Invite, the first of the scaled-back fall invitational-style meets we’ll see this week, got underway this morning in Athens.
Senior Harnish took the 200 free (1:47.04) and 500 free (4:47.51), while the first-year Parker got it done in the 50 free (22.80) and 100 free (49.86).
Florida’s Bobby Finke, the 500 free and 400 IM bronze medalist, set the SEC Record in the mile last season and narrowly missed the NCAA Record.
The Florida men, led by Head Coach Anthony Nesty, look to cement their 8th-straight victory on the final day of the 2020 SEC Championships.
Texas A&M’s Anna Belousova was the 2019 champion in both SEC breaststrokes and took bronze in the 100 breast last night.
Florida’s Sherridon Dressel, the 2019 bronze medalist, will battle with Asia Seidt (Kentucky) and Meet Record holder Rhyan White (Alabama) in the 100 back.
Texas A&M’s Anna Belousova will race to defend her 100 breast title on day 4 of the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.