Ricardo Vargas swam 2 nation-leading times and Maggie MacNeil swam one of the fastest 100 yard butterflies in history in Michigan’s last-minute intrasquad.
The NCAA swim season is upon us, and it’s time for a time-honored tradition: SwimSwam’s staff predicting NCAA event champions half a year out.
Senior leader Felix Auboeck is back after a heroic win in the mile at the 2019 NCAA Championships. He needs to be as lethal in the 200/500 free this year.
Minnesota’s winter invite will feature last year’s top 2 men’s NCAA teams (Cal and Texas) along with 3 of the top 5 women’s programs (Cal, Michigan, Texas).
The Michigan Wolverines are scheduled with 4 home dual meets, yet have decided to opt out of US Open for mid-season tune-ups.
NCAA mile champion Felix Auboeck will race at the meet, though he’ll step a little outside of his comfort zone 2 weeks before the World Championships begin.
If China’s Sun Yang is the king of two things, it’s winning the 400 free and creating international drama… and only maybe in that order.
In her first sub-2:00 performance in the 200 meter freestyle, Regan Smith hit the wall first in 1:58.44, narrowly ahead of Gabby DeLoof.
17-year-old Regan Smith leads the way in the women’s 200 freestyle with a new best time of 2:00.15, improving upon her best time from January.
On the first night of racing at the 2019 Counsilman Classic, Maggie MacNeil won the 100 fly by over two seconds, and the 100 free by barely two-tenths.
Canadian National Teamer Maggie MacNeil swam her in-season lifetime best in prelims of the 100 fly in Indianapolis on Thursday.
Cody Miller heads into the final night of finals in Bloomington as the top seed in the men’s 200 breaststroke.
Here we have the race videos from days 1 and 2 of the meet. That includes the 1500 free, 100 free, 100 breast, 50 back, 200 fly, and 400 free.
Olympic icon Katie Ledecky leads the 400 free late in the meet, while Nathan Adrian will hold the top incoming seed in the 100 free in his first swim since surgery and a testicular cancer diagnosis earlier this season.
Past open water champions Jordan Wilimovsky, Ashley Twichell, David Heron, and Erica Sullivan will all aim to defend their respective titles at this year’s US Open Water National Championships.