Shaine Casas, Claire Curzan, Charlie Swanson and Kylee Alons have all dropped out of an ‘A’ final on Day 3 of the U.S. Trials in Greensboro.
Here are the top shots from the first night of the 2022 World Championship Trials by SwimSwam photographer Jack Spitser.
Claire Curzan has already been a 56.89 this year in the 100 LCM butterfly going 2 for 2 in wins at the Pro Swim Series stops.
Regan Smith and Hali Flickinger, the Tokyo Olympic silver and bronze medalists, lead the field looking to make the 2022 Worlds team in the 200 fly.
Capitani led the Longhorn women to a surprise runner-up finish at the NCAA Championships, marking the team’s highest showing since 1994.
Take a closer look at the breakdown of Texas and Stanford battling for 2nd place at the 2022 NCAA Division I Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships.
Emma Sticklen leads a trio of Longhorn swimmers that will be in tonights A-Final of the 200 Butterfly. She will be joined by Kelly Pash and Olivia Bray.
Virginia’s Kate Douglass has already gone 2 for 2 in events for far this meet and is the top seed in the 200 breaststroke tonight.
Day Three will feature heats of the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back followed by the preliminary rounds of diving.
Virginia enters the 400 medley race as the American Record holder and favorite to win, but they will face the competition of NC State and Stanford.
7 of last year’s 8 A finalists are entered into the field again, but the top 2 seeds were not members of the A final last year, which may speed things up.
A move to day 1 of the 2022 NCAA Championship meet means an expectation of fast times for the women’s 200 medley relay. (Above: last year, NC State swept the medley relays).
Huske and MacNeil have met at the international level, but now they will meet at the NCAA level. Huske is the top seed, but MacNeil holds the NCAA record
The 2022 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championship wrap up with tonight, and a few conference and meet records could be in danger.
Danny Krueger, who entered conference championship season as the fastest 100 freestyler in the country, will try to reclaim that throne on Saturday.