Florida’s Jan Switowski and Auburn’s Jill Vitarius were named the male and female SEC swimmers of the week, respectively. Switowski rose to 1st in the nation after posting a 1:34.81 in the 200 freestyle against South Carolina for the Gators.
Texas state champion Ben Walker has given his verbal agreement to the University of Georgia’s class of 2020.
On Saturday night 12 year old Eric Tong set his second Canadian age group record this time in the 100 freestyle…
McCann has her sights set on the FINA World Junior Swimming Championships. Markus Thormeyer, who made his Pan Am Games debut last month, swam a 49.42 anchor leg in the men’s 4×100 free relay.
James Guest, one of the top breaststroke recruits out of Canada, gave his verbal commitment to swim for the University of Georgia Bulldogs starting next fall where he’ll fit in with their 2014-2015 freshman class which is full of breaststroke and IM swimmers.
The women’s 50m fly displayed one of Canada’s top swimmers over the last few years: flyer Noemie Thomas. Thomas came into the meet as the top seed and the fastest Canadian swimmer in this event after posting a 26.33 at Mare Nostrum. The future Golden Bear swam a time of 26.23 tonight to better that time and move her up in the world rankings from 15th to 13th.
Canadian record-holder Katherine Savard is the top seed in the women’s 50 fly, just ahead of rising youngster Noemie Thomas.