On the slate for the last finals session of the Altanta Classic are the women’s and men’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free.
The last AM men’s prelims session will feature the 200 IM (top seed Caio Pumputis), 200 back (top seed Ryan Murphy), and 100 free (top seed Caeleb Dressel).
NCAA Champions Kieran Smith (3:48.78 season best) and Jake Magahey (3:49.16 season best) will put up their morning bids for the 400 FR final here in Atlanta.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
Iowa’s only swimmer, Will Myhre, was seeded 14th in the 100 breast, and was the only top 16 scratch from this morning’s prelims,
Texas freshman Carson Foster comes in with a monster 3:35.27, with breaststoker Hugo Gonzalez of Cal and freestyle ace Bobby Finke of Florida behind him.
Shaine Casas is favored to sweep his individual events, but his toughest test may come in the 200 back, where veterans and newcomers alike will take him on.
Bobby Finke will aim for a third straight title in the 1650 freestyle on the final night of SECs after smashing the American and NCAA Record last season.
Redshirt senior Javier Acevedo led a group of four Georgia swimmers who advanced to the ‘A’ final of the 200 backstroke on Day 4 at SECs.
Georgia freshman Luca Urlando will race his best event, the 200 fly, on Day 4 of the Men’s SEC Championships in Columbia, Missouri.
Shaine Casas will be apart of a loaded final tonight in the 100 fly, with him, Camden Murphy and Luca Urlando all breaking 45 seconds in the prelims.
Luca Urlando was a big part of a strong morning for the Georgia Bulldogs, who are in position to eat into Florida’s team lead on the penultimate day of SECs.
Georgia senior Camden Murphy comes in as the top seed in the 100 fly on Day 3 of the SEC Championships, seeking his first conference title in the event.
Florida’s Kieran Smith (above) and Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas both scratched events they were seeded to win easily on Thursday at the SEC Championships.
Georgia is having a ridiculously impressive season, though, and a very strong A&M team could also make things interesting at the 2021 SEC Champs.