Early January isn’t usually a very fast time for college swimming.
But for Greg Reed it is.
Ricardo Vargas of Michigan swam the fastest time in the NCAA in the men’s 1650 on day 4 of the Georgia Invite.
Siobhan Haughey, who owns the top time in the NCAA in the 200 free, will be competing for Michigan this weekend at the UGA Fall Invite.
Courtney Harnish swept the 200, 500 and 1000 freestyle events for the second straight dual meet as the Georgia Bulldogs swept South Carolina at home.
Mabel Zavaros put up 15 points as the Florida women defeated the Bulldogs at Georgia for the first time since 1993.
Georgia took a bit hit with the loss of Gunnar Bentz and Jay Litherland, but a solid returning core plus one of the most intriguing prospects in the freshman class should keep the Bulldogs in the hunt for a top ten finish come NCAAs.
This afternoon will bring 6 heats each of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free, while the 7th and fastest heat will swim with finals.
Bentz hadn’t yet earned an NCAA individual invite before Sunday’s swim.
After missing meets for the first half of the season due to a collar bone injury, Gunnar Bentz returned to competition on Saturday for the Georgia Bulldogs.
Murphy swept the butterflies, leading a 1-2 finish with teammate Mick Litherland both times.
The Georgia swimming and diving teams will open the Southeastern Conference portion of their schedule this week at Florida.
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In Georgia’s win over North Carolina, Litherland claimed three individual wins and was on a victorious relay.
Rafael Domeyko is hitting the road this NCAA swimming season to photograph school’s around the country. In his third installment of the “Rafael On The Road” series is Georgia.
All-in-all, the Bulldogs have some weak spots, but their depth in the IMs and distance freestyles should help them significantly at SECs and NCAAs.