Caeleb Dressel and Dean Farris will contest in the 100 free tonight.
Sophomore Sean Grieshop already has a pair of top two finishes for Cal, and he appears likely to improve on his 11th-place finish from last year when he swims the 1650 in this afternoon’s heats.
It’s the calm before the conference storm in our Power Rankings, with the uneasy split of #1 votes remaining identical to our last ranks.
Greg Reed is breaking out this season for Georgia as a distance freestyle swimmer.
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.