There are some things you don’t get from seeing just the splits on a screen. Ask anyone, and they’ll say that the SEC championships are unlike any other meet. What makes it a must see event?
Maggie MacNeil was one of many Canadians who had some notable swims this past weekend in the NCAA.
Tennessee’s Erika Brown is now 5th on the all-time top performers list, sweeping the SEC sprint titles as she broke her own SEC Meet Record from prelims
Florida and Texas A&M defended their titles. How it happened. In detail. Lots and lots of detail.
Tonight sets the stage for the final session of the 2019 SEC Championships in Athens, Georgia, where swimmers will compete in the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 400 free relay.
Erika Brown has had one heck of a week, starting with a breaking the NCAA record in the 50 free, then breaking the SEC meet record in the 100 fly.
After opting out of the 400 IM, Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem will swim the 200 breast. Meanwhile, the men of Mizzou and Florida will be racking up finalists in the tight race for the 2019 title.
Lilly King is in the hunt for a four-peat in the 100 breast tonight at the Women’s B1G Championships.
This morning, MacNeil split 23.73/26.21, tonight, she was 23.56/26.03.
The time is the 10th fastest NCAA performance all-time, and ranks MacNeil as the 4th fastest 100 flyer in the NCAA all-time.
More than half of voters were most excited for the men’s SEC Championship out of the four major week 1 conference meets. Nearly 20% went for the women’s Big Ten, while the women’s ACC and women’s SEC Championships were right around 12% apiece.
Sydney Pickrem will look to pick up her first indiviudal title of the meet in the 400 IM, but she’ll be met by fierce competition Tess Cieplucha and a tough Florida IM group, led by freshman Vanessa Pearl.
The time comes in under Simone Manuel’s NCAA Record time of 21.17, set at the 2017 NCAA Championships.
Sydney Pickrem of Texas A&M will be looking to win her second consecutive SEC title in the women’s 200 IM tonight.
The ACC is back and better than ever! With the Women’s ACC Championships kicking off tonight, swimmers from across the conference posted some insanely impressive splits tonight, particularly in the 200 medley relay.