The Louisville men return a few key fifth years, and bring in a couple of Olympians, as they seek to build on a historic 2020-2021 season.
Four freshmen earned victories as the Louisville Cardinals won every event to open the season at home against the Xavier Musketeers.
Evgenii Somov, Nikolaos Sofianidis, and Daniel Pinto are also returning for a 5th year as Cardinals.
California pulled 5 of our top 20 recruits. All five scored in each of their 3 NCAA meets. None scored less than 70 points. And the class scored 529.5 total.
Aleksandr Krasnykh, who was ninth in the 400 free at the 2019 Worlds, will vie for a second consecutive Olympic berth in the event on Day 1 of Russian Trials.
The UofL men took the win in the 200 medley relay on Friday night, marking Louisville’s first NCAA relay title in program history
Louisville senior Evgenii Somov will be leading NCAAs early to head home to Russia to prepare for next week’s Olympic Trials.
The Louisville men out touched Florida on Friday by one-third of a second to win the 200 medley relay, their 1st NCAA relay title and 5th NCAA title overall.
Re-watch all the races from night three of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Championships, featuring the 400 IM, 100 FL, 200 FR, 100 BR, 100 BK, and 200 medley relay.
Florida junior Bobby Finke won the men’s 400 IM on Friday, which only 3 entries correctly picked in the SwimSwam Pick ‘Em Contest.
Shaine Casas won Texas A&M’s first NCAA title in program history yesterday in the 200 IM. Tonight, Casas will have a shot at the 100 back title.
The Louisville Cardinals swam the fastest 400 medley relay in ACC history with their 4th-place tonight at the 2021 NCAA Championships.
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
The Wolverines put on a show in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Champs, breaking the meet record and swimming the fastest time in the NCAA this season.
Max McHugh could become the second man ever under 50 in the 100 breast. But fellow juniors Reece Whitley and Zane Backes are nipping at his heels.