Wedneday brought a first look at some of the key freshmen players for the Bulldogs this season.
All-in-all, the Bulldogs have some weak spots, but their depth in the IMs and distance freestyles should help them significantly at SECs and NCAAs.
Taylor Ruck had a massive 52.72 leg as the Canadians won gold in a new junior world record of 3:26.65 in the mixed 400 free relay.
Florida won three medals – all from Caeleb Dressel – and California matched them to lead all NCAA programs on day 7 of the 2017 World Championships.
Caeleb Dressel goes for the finals double tonight in the 50 free and 100 fly.
Watch Javier Acevedo and the rest of Team Canada on Day 7 of the 2017 FINA World Swimming Championships in Budapest.
The NCAA places extra scoring emphasis on relays, and it shows internationally: 9 different NCAA programs put 11 athletes on medal-winning mixed medley relays, including all 8 Americans.
Watch the races from Day Two at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.
Watch the races from Day One at FINA World Championships in Budapest. Available to Canadian audiences from Radio-Canada Sports on Twitter.
After missing the final in the men’s 400 free relay in 2015, the USA is one of the major medal threats for gold at the 2017 FINA World Championships.
Murphy set the World Record at 51.85 on the 4×100 medley relay leadoff at the Rio Olympics, but Jiayu nearly took it down with a 51.86 at 2017 Chinese Nationals.
A few members of the Canadian World Championship team spoke to the media on Thursday, and the women sounded very confident heading into Budapest.
Kylie Masse threw down a 58.64 in the 100 back at Ontario Provincials tonight.
The Georgia Bulldogs snag in-state sprinter Billy Rothery as the ninth member of the Class of 2017 men’s squad.
Jay Litherland will be back in action today at the Santa Clara Pro Swim after an impressive double last night with wins in the 400 IM and 200 free.