Sims was the top seed and the favorite in the 400 IM and, without her, Florida teammate Emma Weyant is now the top seed by a very healthy margin.
No Curry, no problem for LSU. Freshman Jere Hribar split 18.15 on the Tigers’ anchor leg to lead LSU relays back to the NCAA Championships.
Noah Smith, a sprint free and fly specialist from Stingrays in Georgia, will head to Knoxville in the fall to swim and study at the University of Tennessee.
After tying for 3rd with training partner Brooks Curry in the 50, 2023 Worlds silver medalist Jack Alexy along with a number of the Cal group have scratched.
Olympic medalist Claire Curzan is slated to swim the 200 backstroke and 100 butterfly today at the Knoxville Pro Swim Series.
Alex Walsh will take on UVA teammate Ella Nelson and Tennessee’s Mona McSharry in tonight’s final of the women’s 200 breaststroke in Knoxville.
The defending SEC Champion in the 200 breast Mona McSharry (above) and the defending ACC Champion in the 200 breast Alex Walsh will both race on Friday.
Alex Walsh and Gretchen Walsh are set for a women’s 200-yard freestyle showdown against University of Virginia teammate Aimee Canny on Thursday night.
Alex Walsh, the two-time defending NCAA champion in the 400 IM, will swim the 200 free on Thursday along with younger sister Gretchen.
Crooks’s winning time of 19.02 — which came without a tech suit, in a brief — is tied for the best in the NCAA this season with ASU fifth-year Jack Dolan.
Like they did last year, sprint duo Jordan Crooks and Gui Caribe will be doing the heavy lifting at Rocky Top this season.
Howley holds a personal best of 2:08.07 but swam a personal best today. She won the B final at 2022 International Team Trials.
Olivia Bray swam her second fastest 100 butterfly ever in Charlotte. She was seventh at 2021 Wave II Trials in the event.
Josh Liendo’s butterfly ability has taken the Florida Gators’ 400 medley relay to a new level this season.
With Claire Nguyen’s 16:08 in the mile on Saturday, the Tennessee women project to have four swimmers invited in that event for NCAAs.