LSU scratching their medley relays means that we won’t get the opportunity to see Maggie MacNeil swim backstroke at her final NCAA Championship meet.
For the second time in history and the first time since 1986, the LSU women topped the podium in a relay at SEC Championships.
The addition of all-World swimmer Maggie MacNeil has made a difference for the Tigers, but that’s not the whole story: on Wednesday, they added a relay qualification without their 5th year star.
Gretchen Walsh swam the fastest-ever 50 backstroke split at ACCs but Maggie MacNeil followed up moments later with an even quicker swim at SECs.
Florida State won the men’s meet in a 180-120 decision while LSU won the women’s meet 180.5-119.5.
MacNeil has already started breaking LSU program records, taking down the 100 back and 100 free marks yesterday.
Hannah Womer’s best times in the 100 butterfly and 200 IM would have been the fastest on LSU’s roster this past season.
Jenny Halden, from Norway, won the 100 butterfly in a time of 52.77 placing her 43rd in the NCAA so far this season.
Florida State cruised to easy wins on both sides as the team played host to three women’s teams and one men’s team in Tallahassee.
On their senior day, the FSU Seminoles raced to a 188-90 victory on the men’s side and a 226-48 win on the women’s side over the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs.
Destany Lewis has announced her intention to swim at Florida State University in 2021-22.
The Florida State women picked up their first win of the season, besting Minnesota 186.5-111.5, while the men topped the Gophers 197-103.
Zach Yeadon blasted a 8:57 in the 1000 free, the fastest time in the nation so far this season, as the Notre Dame men and women both beat FSU.
Julia Menkhaus is a big reason why UVA slides in at #11 on the top incoming NCAA classes rankings.
Kertu Ly Alnek, who trains under Riho Aljand at the club team Ujumise Spordiklubi in Tartu, Estonia, has sent a verbal commitment to the Florida State Seminoles for the class of 2022.