Gabi Fa’Aumausili from Georgia will scratch the 100 free on Saturday to focus on Georgia’s 400 free relay on Saturday evening.
Arkansas’ Peyton Palsha has scratched out of the 400 IM after coming into the meet seeded 15th overall.
Last chance meets are opportunities for swimmers to race again before the NCAA Championships, effectively ‘last chances’ for them to qualify for the meet.
Asia Minnes, the #11 recruit from the high school class of 2021, has announced her verbal commitment to Tennessee for 2021-22.
Lauren Barakey of TIDE Swimming has announced her intention to attend the University of Tennessee next fall.
The Tennessee swimming and diving program opens the 2019-20 season Friday afternoon with the annual Orange and White Intrasquad Meet.
The Tennessee men split their meet with Texas and Auburn on Saturday, dropping a close meet to the defending national champion Longhorns and coming out with a win over the SEC rival Tigers. On the women’s side, Tennessee beat Auburn as well.
Madison Kolessar, a 16 year old from Suburban Seahawks Club, swam a 4:55.62 to win the 400 IM by a second over runner-up Mia Abruzzo (15 – Plymouth Whitemarsh Aquatics) and Madeleine Aguirre (17 – Suburban Seahawks Club).
Emily Sykes is the latest verbal commit to the strong and deep Tennessee class of 2021.
In the 100 he was a very quick 54.00 to win the race by over three seconds. The closest competitor to him, another 15-year-old, clocked in at 57.06 for second place.