Cal, Michigan, and Georgia continue to duke it out at the UGA Invite, giving swim fans a preview of what’s to come at the NCAA Championships.
The Georgia swimming and diving teams will return home for the first time in a month when they entertain Georgia Tech on Wednesday.
Florida’s Jan Switkowski was instrumental to the win, finishing 1st in all 3 of his individual races. His time in the 200 fly is 3rd in the NCAA this year and the fastest done by an NCAA swimmer outside of the USA vs. College Challenge.
Freshman Murphy is a key player for Georgia in the butterflies this season. He swept his specialty against the Wildcats, clocking in with time of 48.19 and 1:47.11 in the 100 fly and 200 fly respectively.
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.