Auboeck, the defending national champion, left the second pack behind to hammer home with a 14:42.29 in the 1,650, after a 500 that he felt was lacking
Weitzeil, who on Thursday became the first woman under 21 seconds in the 50-yard freestyle, contested that event again in meters, going 24.70.
After his nation-leading 4:12.17 in the 500 free during prelims, Arizona’s Brooks Fail will test that mark in tonight’s final.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Arizona’s Brooks Fail each put up nation-leading times this morning on day 2 of the 2019 Minnesota Invite
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.