Last year, the Tennessee Vols won their first women’s SEC title in program history, snapping a 4-year win streak by Texas A&M.
NCAA record-holder Kieran Smith of Florida won three events on Saturday as the Gators swept the Auburn Tigers to close the regular season.
Florida’s Bobby Finke, the 500 free and 400 IM bronze medalist, set the SEC Record in the mile last season and narrowly missed the NCAA Record.
A couple sprint-heavy teams are rising into the top 10 in our second round of power rankings for NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving.
The Mizzou men and Florida women each took home wins in their dual meet on Friday, where nearly 40 NCAA top-ten times were posted.
Sherridon Dressel dropped a 52.21 to win the 100 back, which is the fastest she’s ever been in-season. She also won the 200 back and 100 fly.
The Florida Gators swept the FAU Owls on Saturday, making both the Gator men and women 3-for-3 over their opening weekend of the season.
Dressel, who was tenths shy of her best in the 100 back, came back to win the 50 fly shortly after with a lifetime best 27.06.
The Florida frosh did the most to improve his NCAA qualifying chances of any swimmer on day 1 of the Florida Last Chance meet.
Coach Troy noted, “In regards to the entire class they bring a lot to the table. These women fill a lot of the weaknesses we had on last year’s squad and combined with the rest of the team put us in a good place.”