Cordes has been the top American 100 breaststroker in three of the past five seasons: 2013, 2014 and 2017. He garnered nearly half of our votes despite uncertainty as to where exactly he’ll be training for the next two years.
Caeleb Dressel and Ryan Lochte will be among the swimmers make their TYR Pro Series debuts in Santa Clara.
Lilly King will swim the women’s 100 breast on day 4 in Indianapolis.
The men’s 50 breast had a strong field that included Austin shootout champ Nic Fink, U.S. Olympic breaststroker Kevin Cordes, and American Record holder Ian Finnerty.
Indiana Hoosier and American record-breaking breaststroker Ian Finnerty did an AMA on reddit yesterday, saying he’s used rock climbing as a way to strengthen his forearms for breaststroke.
After winning the 50 free shootouts in Austin, Margo Geer is looking to come out on top in another round of 50 frees.
Nathan Adrian will set himself up for a chance to win another round of 50 free shootouts tonight.
After tying with Nathan Adrian in prelims, Micahel Chadwick will challenge for the 100 free title tonight.
Matt Grevers will dive in for today’s 100 back prelims.
The 2012 Olympic Champion in the 200 free, Allison Schmitt, is expected to get back to racing this weekend in Mesa.
Caeleb Dressel won 3 of the Gators’ 5 event titles in 2018, and was involved in a 4th as a relay leadoff leg.
Indiana head coach Ray Looze is one of the hottest coaches in the country thanks to success of the Hoosiers’ men’s, women’s, and pro groups.
In a shocking runaway of votes, SwimSwam voters overwhelmingly picked Caeleb Dressel’s 17.63 in the 50 free as the most impressive swim of men’s NCAAs. That that swim won the poll isn’t a surprise, but the winning margin might be. More than three-quarters of votes went to Dressel’s 50 – in fact, that event tallied ten times more votes than any of the other four events on the ballot.
The awards keep rolling in for Indiana men’s swimming and diving, as a trio of Hoosiers earned yearly Big Ten awards on Tuesday.
Hugo Gonzalez missed a pair of A-finals in the 200 & 400 IM after coming in as the #1 seed.