Rising junior Luca Urlando (above) dominated butterfly and IM events for Georgia last season. He also crushed the NCAA 100 back record on a relay lead-off.
Bjorn Seeliger has taken over the mantle from Ryan Hoffer as Cal’s go-to sprinter, and the Bears are looking primed for a repeat win in the 400 free relay.
Tennessee’s Jordan Crooks will have all eyes on him in the men’s 100 freestyle after becoming the fastest freshman in the 50 free earlier in the meet.
Florida’ Trey Freeman (pictured) helped give the Gators men five into the 500 free ‘A’ final and eight overall during the first prelim session from Knoxville.
Double Olympic gold medalist Bobby Finke leads the Florida Gators toward a 10th-straight SEC Championship this week in Knoxville.
Ferraro’s swim was a best time and the top mark in the nation so far this season, bettering Danny Kovac’s 1:40.78 from Friday night.
Kieran Smith won two individual events and two relays, and the Bulldog women won four out of five events, on the first night of the 2021 GT Invite.
Auburn hosted SEC opponent Georgia for a men’s and women’s dual meet this past Friday, dropping both meets to the Bulldogs.
Neither Bobby Finke nor Kieran Smith swam at Friday’s meet, but another Gator Olympian, volunteer assistant Katie Ledecky, swam the men’s 500 frees in their absence.
Georgia sophomore Luca Urlando (above) posted the nation-leading time in the 100 back on Saturday against South Carolina.
Both the Georgia men and women opened their 2022-23 campaign in dominant fashion over UNC on Saturday afternoon in Athens.
The Georgia Bulldogs had their second-highest finish in program history at last year’s NCAA Championship meet, but the graduation of two key pieces will force some creativity to maintain that spot this year.
After winning last night’s 100 free, Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil comes into today’s 50 riding a ton of momentum.
The last AM men’s prelims session will feature the 200 IM (top seed Caio Pumputis), 200 back (top seed Ryan Murphy), and 100 free (top seed Caeleb Dressel).
NCAA Champions Kieran Smith (3:48.78 season best) and Jake Magahey (3:49.16 season best) will put up their morning bids for the 400 FR final here in Atlanta.