German national Artem Selin will be an immediate impact player for the Trojans with a 50 free converted time that would have scored top-8 at NCAAs.
Bluefish’s Harry Homans and River Wright and Kentucky’s Mackenzie Lanning were the lone pre-session scratches for Sunday’s AM prelims, pending any no-shows.
Harry Homans was seeded 9th in the 200 fly and 39th in the 100 back. He scratched both events, effectively clearing his day two event schedule.
After swimming the No.2 and No.3 seeds on Saturday evening, Gator Swim Club’s Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Lochte opted to travel back to Florida early.
Louisville outperformed their projected finish by 14 points in the men’s 800 free relay on Day 1 at 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Championships.
Maxime Rooney has a chance to make the U.S. Olympic Team in both races, but will swim only the 100 fly, his better individual shot, on Friday.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, Cal’s Jason Louser and VTech’s Youssef Ramadan have all scratched their Thursday events following recent college championship meets.
Cal senior Daniel Carr will take on teammates Destin Lasco, Bryce Mefford and Hugo Gonzalez as he aims to repeat as the Pac-12 champion in the men’s 200 back.
Dylan Carter is among the big names who have pulled out of the San Antonio stop of the Pro Swim Series, per updated psych sheets released Tuesday.
Gonzalez time-trialed a 200 breaststroke early in the meet, and opted to focus on the 200 back for points on Wednesday in Houston.
Cal senior Trenton Julian will attempt to defend his Pac-12 title in the 200 free, though last year he swapped out the 400 IM for his NCAA day 3 entry.
Cal is going up against Texas at the NCAA Championships in March, but first, they’ll take on the rest of the Pac-12 at the conference championships.
Harry Homans won three times during USC’s home meet to guide the Trojans to a 160-94 victory over Utah at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center on Saturday.
The swim was huge for Sancov, marking his first personal best performance since November of 2019.
Daniel Carr (21.70), Reece Whitley (24.25), Ryan Hoffer (20.03), and Bjorn Seeliger (18.64) teamed up to clock a 1:24.64 in the 200 medley relay.