With Ryan Murphy practically a lock to win the 100 and 200 backstrokes, the 50 might be Matt Grevers’s best chance for a win next week at World Champs Trials.
Teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are the frontrunners in the 200 back, but Texas’ John Shebat could come out of nowhere after his explosive NCAA season.
Molly Hannis became the 4th fastest American in history with a blistering 30.19 in the women’s 50 breaststroke.
One of the most impressive swims came from Kentucky’s Asia Seidt who knocked 2 full seconds off her best time in the 200 back.
Josh Prenot clocked 1:58.9 this morning in the 200 IM for a new meet and pool record at the Atlanta Classic.
Josh Prenot threw down a quick 2:10.0 200 breast prelim on day 2 of the Atlanta Classic.
Caeleb Dressel is ready to rock in Atlanta this weekend.
Mulcare dropped almost a full second from his time, clocking in at 1:38.56 to tie NC State’s Hennessey Stuart as the 9th fastest performer ever in the event.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy will chase his own NCAA and American Record in the 200 back after dominating the field with a 1:35.73 last season. Now a 2-time Olympic backstroke champion, Murphy will be swimming in his last ever NCAA Meet, and this could be the last time we see him focus on yards. If successful in defending his backstroke titles, Murphy will have 4-peated in both.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy headlines a loaded 100 back field that includes 9 of the top 25 fastest performers of all time.
Tonight’s action will feature a battle between ACC Record holder Hennessey Stuart and Championship Record holder Grigory Tarasevich in the 200 back, but Robert Owen may also challenge for the title in that event.
The final preliminary session of the 2017 men’s ACC Championships is upon us, with heats of four events followed by timed final heats of the 1650 free and qualifying rounds of platform diving. NC State has a commanding 100-point lead over Louisville, but competition is still very live for spots #3-#12.
The battle between the NC State and Virginia women came down to the very end of the meet on Saturday, as the Wolfpack secured victory by 6 points with their win in the 200 free relay.
Freshman Ky-Lee Perry impressed in the women’s sprints, setting a new Pool Record in the 50 free.
Georgia’s Melanie Margalis will be taking on a double this morning with swims in the 100 breast and 200 IM.