Nathan Adrian will swim his signature 100 freestyle on day 2 of the Indianapolis Pro Series.
Ryan Held has scratched the men’s 100 fly final tonight in Indianapolis after placing 4th this morning in 53.69.
Looking back, you might be surprised who wound up with the #1 class in terms of total individual NCAA scoring from 2015 to 2018.
Flashback 2013: We had Bolles School teammates Joseph Schooling and Caeleb Dressel ranked #1 and #2 in the class. How did those rankings hold up, and what did the rest of the top-ranked recruiting class look like over four years of NCAA production?
Indiana leads a brutally-close team battle, and also has several event title contenders tonight: among them Ian Finnerty (pictured) in the 100 breast and Blake Pieroni in the 200 free.
We try to put record-breaking swims by Dressel and Finnerty into context, along with some other thoughts from the third day of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
Tonight, it was DeVine on top as he became the 2nd fastest 400 IMer in history.
Five teams are within 16 and a half points of one another for the NCAA crown at the moment, with today’s meet-high 7-event prelims session holding perhaps the most valuable key to securing a team championship.
Andrew Seliskar leads the way in the fastest 400 IM preliminary in history.
Tonight, it was Florida’s Jan Switkowski taking over, as he put up a 1:39.54 to become the 3rd fastest performer ever. Behind him, NC State’s Vazaios also broke 1:40 in 1:39.97 to become #4.
NC State’s dominant victory tonight, coupled with numerous fast splits, continued the 200 yard freestyle progression we’ve seen over the couple of years.
While NC State and Texas are 2 of the top teams battling for the title tonight, the Florida Gators are bringing in a team that could be hard to beat.
Florida senior Mark Szaranek will be looking to win the 200 IM title outright after winning tying for the victory last year, but he’ll have to deal with Auburn’s Hugo Gonzalez and the rest of a very strong field.
Joseph Schooling will be looking to recapture the 200 fly NCAA title crown in his senior year.
In a field laden with seniors, freshmen Brandonn Almeida and Hugo Gonzalez have a shot at the podium.