Evgeny Rylov is the reigning World Champion in the men’s 200 backstroke.
Auburn will face both the 4-time defending men’s NCAA Champions Texas in January, and the University of Virginia, headed by Gary Taylor’s former colleague Todd Desorbo, in the 2018-2019 season.
Simona Quadarella helped kick-off the Italians’ siege on the medal table through night 1 of the 2018 Mediterranean Games.
Star Auburn freshman Hugo Gonzalez will follow coach Sergio Lopez to his new position at Virginia Tech, transferring for the upcoming season.
Auburn University is expected to name current NC State associate head coach Gary Taylor as the Tigers’ new head coach, according to sources close to the program
Olympic champion Mireia Belmonte will be bringing a stacked schedule to Glasgow, expected to compete in the 400m/800m/1500m freestyle events, in addition to the 200m fly, 200m IM and 400m IM.
Joan Lluis Pons won the 400 IM with a 4:14.77, becoming the 6th swimmer to automatically qualify to the European Championships team.
Mireia Belmonte went her fastest time since 2014 in the 200 IM.
After putting up his 2 fastest 200 IMs ever (including a Spanish National Record) yesterday, Hugo Gonzalez fell off by quite a bit today.
Jessica Vall became the 3rd swimmer to automatically qualify to the European Champs team through the 2nd day of the meet, coming in under the qualifying standards in both her prelims and semifinals swims of the 200 breast.
The Southeastern Conference announced its annual men’s and women’s swimming & diving awards to cap the 2017-18 season.
Hugo Gonzalez missed a pair of A-finals in the 200 & 400 IM after coming in as the #1 seed.
NC State will likely move in Coleman Stewart on their 400 free relay after going the fastest time in history in the prelims.
Friday night will feature finals for the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.
Five teams are within 16 and a half points of one another for the NCAA crown at the moment, with today’s meet-high 7-event prelims session holding perhaps the most valuable key to securing a team championship.