One way we at SwimSwam are dealing with our pain is taking a look back at what ended up being the last taper meets of the NCAA season
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.
Shaine Casas will race for the SEC title in the 200 IM final as the Texas A&M men fight to stay on top of the day 2 rankings.
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
After a first half of a season where Douglass was among the nation’s leaders in a bevy of events, the freshmen picked up right where she left off.
Auburn swept Alabama in an in-state SEC rivalry meet at Auburn.
Auburn’s Emily Hetzer took 2nd in 4:38.97 in the women’s 500 freestyle at the 2019 NC State Invite, setting a new personal best by 0.31s.
Hopkin also won the 50 free (22.28), 100 free (48.96), and 100 fly (55.06), while Auburn had two women split 22-lows on 200 medley relay anchor legs.
Auburn senior Santiago Grassi currently has the top 50 free in the NCAA so far in the season after going 19.86 at the Auburn-LSU dual meet this weekend.
A big sprint weekend from senior Julie Meynen at the SMU Classic has the Auburn Tigers looking like a team on the rise in the NCAA.
One of the most dominant wins of the day came from Louisville fly star Grace Oglesby, who swam a 1:55.09 to win the 200 fly.
Auburn continues to pick up commitments from high school juniors, as in-state freestyler Rebekah Hamilton announced she’ll be joining the Tigers in 2021.
Auburn junior Santiago Grassi posted a 51.88 this weekend to lower his former Argentina national record of 52.02 from last July.
Caeleb Dressel will not be swimming the 50 free, and will instead be in the 200 fly.