Foster’s time is faster than the automatic qualifying standard of 3:39.16 for NCAAs, making Foster the first swimmer to hit such a cut in the 2022-23 season.
Louisville freshmen racked up the victories as the Cardinal men and women both defeated the Xavier Musketeers in the season opener.
The Cardinals had their lowest NCAA finish since 2015 and lose some big names, but a new core could coalesce this year and return Louisville to the top ten.
The South African team didn’t show for the men’s medley relay due to “transportation issues” and Canada was DQed with only eight teams racing the event.
James Guy and Tom Dean will play a crucial role for Team England as they have a chance to dethrone the Aussie relays at the Commonwealth Games.
Germany’s Rosalie Kleyboldt is one of several international swimmers who will join the Tigers in the fall of 2022.
Guy Brooks, a freestyle sprinter from Durban, South Africa projects to be a high-impact commitment for the Louisville Cardinals.
17-year-old Matt Sates dropped 1.48s in the 2IM to hit 1:57.60 in Durban, cracking the top 15 times in the world this season. Sates also hit 51.83 in the 1FL.