Kieran Smith dropped to a 1:43.22 200 fly tonight to win the final and get under 1:44 for the first time, helping the Gators to win the meet of Auburn.
The third and final day of racing got underway this morning as Florida and Auburn went head to head at the 2020 Auburn Fall Invitational.
After swimming a PB this morning, freshman Cecilia Porter set a new Florida program record in the 100 breast, breaking 1:00 for the first time at 59.22.
Florida freshman Cecilia Porter swam the 4th-fastest 100 BR in program history at 1:00.02 while teammate Talia Bates clocked in two personal bests.
Smith was 24.2, well ahead of Dressel (25.01) in his American Record 1:38.13 and Casas (24.2) on his #3 all-time 1:38.95 from tonight in Texas.
After his bout of racing last week at the 2020 U.S. Open, Florida junior Kieran Smith swam the 2nd-fastest 500 free of his career with a 4:11.08.
Watch out for Bobby Finke in the 1650 free, Clark Beach in the 200 back, and the men’s 100 free featuring Kieran Smith, Brett Fraser, and Ryan Lochte.
Multi-time World champion Ryan Lochte is scheduled to swim his signature 200 IM here in Sarasota while Emma Weyant leads both the women’s 400 free and 200 IM.
Georgia freshman Jake Magahey took down Florida’s Bobby Finke in the 1000 free, hitting a lifetime best in the process.
Khader Baqlah returned to the top of the SEC podium in the 200 free as the Florida Gators earned their 8th-straight title.
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.
Georgia’s Camden Murphy, the 2019 bronze medalist, headlines the men’s 100 fly final at the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
Erika Brown (Tennessee) is chasing her 3rd-straight title in the 100 fly and will look to take down her own SEC Record, which she set in 2018 and tied in 2019
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
The Gators will compete with the Volunteers in their last dual before the 2020 SEC Championships next month.