Stanford freshman Andrei Minakov threw down a 19.1 for the fastest 50 free in the nation so far this season, in prelims on Day 1 at NC State Invite.
The NC State Wolfpack returns nearly all of its 2021 NCAA scoring team which placed 2nd at both the NCAA and ACC Championships in 2021.
Olympic Trials finalist Katharine Berkoff dropped time across-the-board from last week’s Tennessee meet as the NC State men and women dominated in Auburn.
The NC State Wolfpack flashed some early speed, including a few fast relays, as they swept the Tennessee Volunteers in Raleigh.
NC State showed their speed early, taking the women’s 200 medley relay in 1:38.07.
Collegiate swimmers, including Nicolas Albiero, dominated night 3 of the southern zone sectionals meet, winning every individual event contested.
Heather MacCausland is the first Wave I swimmer to make it back for semifinals so far. She placed 15th in the 100 breast this morning with a time of 1:08.92.
Heather Maccausland dropped over 2 seconds in the event over the course of today, breaking 1:10 and 1:09 for the first times in her career
Wave 1 of the US Olympic Trials in Omaha continued today with many riveting races as swimmers battled for spots at Wave 2 next week
Secondo giorno di batterie di qualifica ad Omaha, dove è in corso la Wave I dei Trials Olimpici USA. I primi 8 delle gare del mattino
We have a shorter prelims session on day 2, featuring only the men’s and women’s 200 free, 100 breast, and 400 IM.
Kylee Alons blasted the 4th-fastest fly relay split in history to help lead the Wolfpack to the first-ever sub-3:25 400 medley relay. **Updated with video**
Arkansas’ Peyton Palsha has scratched out of the 400 IM after coming into the meet seeded 15th overall.
Michigan junior Olivia Carter dropped the 200 IM on Day 2 of NCAAs as the 20th seed.
The 400 medley relay is seeded to be a very tight race at the top, with the 4 top seeds all entering at 3:26.