SwimSwam’s got you covered, college swimming fans, with this list of rapid-fire breakdowns from each of the major college invites to happen last week.
The North Carolina State men came from behind to steal the Nike Cup title from the host UNC Tar Heels Saturday night, led by a dominating 400 free relay win. (Archive Photo from 2014 ACC Championships).
Molly Hannis of Tennessee rocked the 100 breaststroke with a wicked 1:00.31 to beat her previous season best of 1:00.84 and rank her second overall in the nation behind Rachel Nicol. Hannis’ breaststroke talents gave her a huge lead over second place finisher Annie Lazor from Auburn who touched in behind Hannis in 1:02.08.
North Carolina sophomore Hellen Moffitt has already emerged in early October, swimming a lifetime best (and nation-leader) in the 100 backstroke against Tennessee on Friday.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy certainly lived up to his top 10 billing at the 2014 Men’s NCAA Championships.
“I feel the coaches at Tennessee are very passionate and have great things planned for the future,” said Coetzee. “I really like the team they have and are currently building and feel honored to be a part of something this spectacular. The spirit of everyone seems amazing! Go Vols!”
The Stanford men lost quite a few pieces off of last year’s team, but have picked up some immediate help. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Australian Luke Percy is a game-changing recruit for the Tennessee Volunteers men. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Connor Jaeger, left, and Andrew Gemmell, right, were the two Olympians in the men’s 1500 at last year’s Olympic Games. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Missy Franklin will likely swim more personal bests in yards at this weekend’s Winter national Championships. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Swim News: Evan Pinion will swim for Tennessee next year. (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, the swim pictures)
Becca Mann will lead the US to Hawaii with a tough 5-event schedule. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Jack Conger out of RMSC is the top recruit in the class of 2013 (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Two have separated themselves in the men’s 1500, but youth could upset the whole thing. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Much like we discussed in our recent recap of the World University Games, different athletes from different countries were at…