The 2018 men’s championships wrapped up last night so now it’s time to look at individual performances.
Indiana and Ian Finnerty lead the way heading into the final day, but they’ll have to hold off hard-charging Texas and Cal tonight to seal an upset NCAA team title.
The 200 fly was shaping up to be a close one, but NC State’s Andreas Vazaios remained on top as the only swimmer to break 1:39 in the final.
NC State will likely move in Coleman Stewart on their 400 free relay after going the fastest time in history in the prelims.
Vazaios broke 1:40 for the first time this morning, clocking in at 1:39.68.
Indiana leads a brutally-close team battle, and also has several event title contenders tonight: among them Ian Finnerty (pictured) in the 100 breast and Blake Pieroni in the 200 free.
After finishing in the B-final in all 3 of his individual races at the 2017 NCAA championships, Jan Switkowski told himself enough was enough.
Caeleb Dressel a encore frappé hier après-midi (la nuit dernière heure française) et fait passer son record des 50 yards de l’autre côté des dix-huit secondes.
Where does Florida coach Gregg Troy use versatile sprint weapon Caeleb Dressel on tonight’s 200 medley relay?
Ian Finnerty hitting his taper is the best news Indiana swimming & diving has gotten this week.
It’s been a night of Florida domination, with 50 frees of 17.81 and 17.63 from Caeleb Dressel, a 200 IM win from Jan Switkowski and a national title in the 200 free relay.
Watch Florida’s Jan Switkowski & NC State’s Andreas Vazaios throw down a pair of 1:39s in the 200 IM on the 2nd night of the 2018 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
In a massive surge of IM performances, this year’s NCAA Championships produced 5 of the fastest 11 200 IMers in history.
Tonight, it was Florida’s Jan Switkowski taking over, as he put up a 1:39.54 to become the 3rd fastest performer ever. Behind him, NC State’s Vazaios also broke 1:40 in 1:39.97 to become #4.
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.