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.
Khader Baqlah returned to the top of the SEC podium in the 200 free as the Florida Gators earned their 8th-straight title.
The Florida men, led by Head Coach Anthony Nesty, look to cement their 8th-straight victory on the final day of the 2020 SEC Championships.
Georgia’s Camden Murphy, the 2019 bronze medalist, headlines the men’s 100 fly final at the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
That’s largely due to the Gators’ 5 finalists in the 400 IM, led by 2019 medalists Kieran Smith, Grant Sanders, and Bobby Finke.
Erika Brown (Tennessee) is chasing her 3rd-straight title in the 100 fly and will look to take down her own SEC Record, which she set in 2018 and tied in 2019
Shaine Casas will race for the SEC title in the 200 IM final as the Texas A&M men fight to stay on top of the day 2 rankings.
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
The reigning SEC Champion Florida swam a couple of lifetime bests. Grant Sanders broke 53 for the first time in the 100 breast. He dropped over half a second.
The Gator men were dominant against SEC rival Auburn in their dual meet on Saturday. The women’s meet was a much closer contest, but the Gators won handily.
Florida sophomore Kieran Smith doubled up for the Gators, including a 1:34.0 victory in the 200 free that’s the top time in the country so far this season.
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.
The #7 Florida men have eased up their dual meet opponent selections, while maintaining a heavy fall schedule and adding the Toyota U.S. Open.
After a slew of 2018 graduations and 2019 transfers, Florida again faces adversity, but returns a bulldozing sophomore class on the rise.
This morning the prelims of the men’s and women’s 200 IM and 50 free will be contested.