Zoey Zeller, a 1:01/2:11 breaststroker from South Valley Makos in Morgan Hill, CA, has verbally committed to Auburn for 2023-24.
SwimAtlanta’s Cam Dukat, a 1:04/2:16 breaststroker, will join the Auburn Tigers in the fall of 2022.
With a rising young core, the Tennessee women appear poised to reclaim the SEC title after winning for the first time in 2020.
The Auburn men and women scored no points at last year’s NCAA Championship meet, but earned themselves a lot of opportunities to change that on Friday.
Derek Maas had three individual victories as the Alabama men lost to Auburn in a close score of 152-148. The Alabama women beat Auburn 161-139.
The second night of racing at the Georgia Tech invite should feature plenty of great races, including Luca Urlando’s finals debut after missing yesterday.
Kieran Smith won two individual events and two relays, and the Bulldog women won four out of five events, on the first night of the 2021 GT Invite.
UGA freshman Abigail McCulloh was among the other top swimmers of the morning session, going 4:41.72 in the 500 free.
On the slate for the last finals session of the Altanta Classic are the women’s and men’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free.
The final prelims session will consist of the 200 IM (top seed Melanie Margalis), 200 back (top seed Rhyan White) and 100 free (top seed Gretchen Walsh.)
2016 Olympian Olivia Smoliga holds the fastest seed time in the 100 back this morning (58.73), and she is ranked 4th in the 50 free (24.83).
Izaak Bastian was one of three double winners for the Seminoles; he swept the breaststrokes, going 54.56 in the 100 and 2:00.13 in the 200 breast.
Auburn junior Emily Hetzer won the 200 free and 500 free as the Tigers won all but the 200 butterfly in Atlanta.
After swimming a PB this morning, freshman Cecilia Porter set a new Florida program record in the 100 breast, breaking 1:00 for the first time at 59.22.
After his bout of racing last week at the 2020 U.S. Open, Florida junior Kieran Smith swam the 2nd-fastest 500 free of his career with a 4:11.08.