Drew Kibler and the University of Texas men enter the 2021-22 NCAA season as the favorites to repeat as champions.
Nick Albiero broke the SMU Classic meet record, which was held by former Michigan swimmer Dylan Bosch.
Making the team after entering the meet seeded 39th, Sims is one of this years youngest Olympians that will represent the United States in Tokyo.
Times to earn a second swim this morning were faster in 4 of 5 events than they were in 2016, and the top times were markedly faster in several races as well.
After breaking the PSS record in the prelims, Michael Andrew will have his sights set on the American Record in the men’s 100 breaststroke tonight.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
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,
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.
Georgia freshman Luca Urlando will race his best event, the 200 fly, on Day 4 of the Men’s SEC Championships in Columbia, Missouri.
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.
Kathleen Baker is scheduled to face the daunting 200 back/200 IM double on Sunday at the San Antonio Pro Swim.
Boulder City’s Zane Grothe has dropped the 200 fly for the 400 free, bumping Olympian Tom Shields into the A-final after a slower morning swim.
Kentucky’s Riley Gaines won the 100 free and the 200 fly on the final night of the Mizzou Invite, helping the Kentucky women to a decisive victory.