After missing the World Champs team in the 100 butterfly, Tom Shields has found himself a race here against 4th place Olympic finisher Minakov.
We’ve got a short session for the final morning, with heats of just the 200 IM and 50 free, but there should be plenty of excitement.
Day 1 of the U.S World Trials in Greensboro is finally here, and the first prelims session will feature Caeleb Dressel in the 100 free.
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No one is expected to touch Caeleb Dressel in the men’s 100 free, as the 25-year-old comes in as the reigning Olympic and two-time world champion.
Ryan Murphy has long been the backstroking standard in the U.S., but he’ll need to be at his best to fend off the talented crop behind him.
Hugo Gonzalez competed in the 100 backstroke and 200 IM on day 2 of the Pacific Swimming Senior Open. He also swam both events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Penn’s Matt Fallon was the top domestic scorer out of the high school class of 2021, though a pair of international freshmen won individual titles.
A full recap of the results, records and top point scorers from the 2022 Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships.
Bjorn Seeliger, runner-up in the 100 free, led off Cal’s 400 free relay in 40.92, the only sub-41 flat-start time in the field.
Destin Lasco and Leon Marchand will battle head-to-head in tonight’s 200 IM after swimming two of the four-fastest times ever in this morning’s prelims.
The Virginia men won an ACC title and broke the American record in the 200 free relay last month. Will they win this event at NCAAs?
LSU’s Brooks Curry leads the NCAA in the 100 free this year and is the newest member of the 40-point club, making him the odds-on favorite for the title.
Bjorn Seeliger has taken over the mantle from Ryan Hoffer as Cal’s go-to sprinter, and the Bears are looking primed for a repeat win in the 400 free relay.
Jones, a junior in high school, broke his future Cal teammate Destin Lasco’s meet record by nearly a second en route to a 100 back state title.