NC State broke their own U.S. Open, NCAA, and American Records in the 400 free relay tonight to close out the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
NC State will likely move in Coleman Stewart on their 400 free relay after going the fastest time in history in the prelims.
NC State broke all the records, becoming the first team to get below 2:45 in the 400 free relay in this morning’s prelims of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Division I Swimming & Diving Championships.
We try to put record-breaking swims by Dressel and Finnerty into context, along with some other thoughts from the third day of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
Where does Florida coach Gregg Troy use versatile sprint weapon Caeleb Dressel on tonight’s 200 medley relay?
Since he opted out of this event, Ress will likely swim all 5 relays for the Wolfpack at this meet.
NC State wasn’t able to get their 2nd relay victory of the meet, but they did set a new American Record in their 2nd place finish in the 200 free relay.
Cal could swap Justin Lynch to fly on the 400 medley relay, throwing in Ryan Hoffer or Michael Jensen as they seek to run down Indiana for the NCAA title.
NC State’s dominant victory tonight, coupled with numerous fast splits, continued the 200 yard freestyle progression we’ve seen over the couple of years.
NC State posted a blistering 6:05.31 to crack the NCAA Record and win the title.
The 2018 NCAA Championships should culminate in duel between NC State and Texas that could see the 2:45 mark broken in the 400 free relay.
6 different programs have season-best composite times that add up within a second of one another in an event that could turn the tides of the entire meet.
Caeleb Dressel and the Florida Gators come in as the top seed in the 200 medley relay.
The NC State Wolfpack will look to finally reach the top of the podium in the 200 free relay.
Last season, the crowd was on its feet as Florida’s Caeleb Dressel came as close as he could possibly get to becoming the first man ever to break 40 in the 100 yard freestyle.