The 500 free will feature a battle between 2 Olympic distance swimmers, Louisville’s Marcelo Acosta and NC State’s Anton Ipsen, who will be chasing Matt McLean’s Meet Record from 2009.
The 2017 Men’s ACC Championships kick off today at the McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta, GA. Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.
While the big meets of this season have yet to come, things are certainly looking up in Tallahassee after their showing the the Georgia Fall Invitational.
Following day 1, FSU and FGCU were locked in a tie on the women’s side, with the meet to be decided on Saturday. The Noles broke through to lead the quad, taking wins over FGCU, West Florida, and Florida Southern.
Through day 1 of the meet, FSU and FGCU are tied at 83.5 points, while both teams lead UWF and Florida Southern.
Caeleb Dressel made his season debut for the Gators, picking up wins in the 100 fly and 100 back to make him the only multiple individual event winner on the men’s side today.
The Florida State men will be bringing in some international sprint talent next fall now that Hungary’s Oszkar Lavotha and Croatia’s Kristofer Rogic have announced their verbal commitments to join the Seminoles.
Three-time NCAA qualifier Jason Coombs will return to the Florida State team this fall after retiring in May with 1 year of eligibility remaining.
Leah Smith led a blazing fast session this morning as the 2015 Georgia Fall Invitational got underway.
The NCAA Division 1 and 2 rankings were influenced heavily by several Florida teams at the FSU Quad this weekend.
After a sprint sweep on Friday against Florida Southern, Kaitlyn Dressel is now ranked 4th in the country in both the 50 and 100 yard freestyles.
Florida State’s Neil Harper built upon a great fall class today, when an all-Broward County swimmer made his verbal commitment to the Seminoles. (Photo: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Swim News: “Samuel Smiddy pops a 1:50.83 in the 200 IM.” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
The Florida State Seminoles have added three more very good recruits to their class of 2013, with in-stater Jason McCormick; out-of-stater…