The final day of the 2022 Tennessee Invite has arrived and fans should be in for some fast swimming this morning in Knoxville.
The second day of the 2022 Tennessee Invite has arrived. This morning, prelims the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 back will take place.
If you feel the need for speed, keep an eye on the results here tonight, as several of the top sprinters in the nation will be going head to head.
Jordan Crooks clocked an eye-popping 42.14 on the second leg of Tennessee’s 400 free relay, going head-to-head with Liendo.
Jordan Crooks (above) swam 19.3 in the 50 yard free for the third time in three meets this season for the Tennessee Volunteers.
Berkoff swam a 52.45 100 back on Saturday, which sits behind Maggie MacNeil’s 51.10 as the second-fastest time this season in official competition.
Quintin McCarty, one of the fastest freshman sprinters in the NCAA, went 19.44 in the 50 free unsuited and was just 0.09 seconds off of his personal best.
Crooks’ time of 19.36 overtakes Florida swimmer Josh Liendo’s 19.69 as the fastest time in the nation for the 50 free this year.
Maryland native Jed Garner has announced his verbal commitment to Tennessee and will arrive in Knoxville for the 2023-2024 season.
Hillis was second in the 100 breast at 2021 NCAAs and finished sixth in the event this past March. He also was 14th in the 200 breast at 2022 NCAAs.
The Vols finished second at SECs tied with Alabama, their highest finish since 2001. They went on to finishing 18th at NCAAs.
After placing second in the 200 back and 400 IM at DII NCAAs in 2021, Landon Driggers will be continuing his collegiate career on the DI level at Tennessee.
Urlando held the fastest time in the NCAA before Nicolas Albiero swam at ACC Champs. The Alabama women broke another SEC record with fast reaction times.
Georgia’s Luca Urlando swept both the butterfly the butterfly races on Saturday as the Georgia men and Tennessee women won in Athens.
The #6 Lady Vols and #15 Vols kicked off the new year with victories over Duke and Queens University (Division II) in a double dual at Queens.