Rising junior Luca Urlando (above) dominated butterfly and IM events for Georgia last season. He also crushed the NCAA 100 back record on a relay lead-off.
U.S. Olympian Tom Shields, a California postgrad, has scratched out of his signature 100 fly. Shields, however, will still swim the 200 free.
The fastest man through the afternoon was Wisconsin’s Matthew Hillmer, who dropped over 9 seconds in 15:00.25. That’s faster than 2 of the seeds in the final.
Bowe Becker swept the sprint freestyle races, including a 43.07 relay lead-off to close out the meet.
The Wildcat men and women both have commanding leads after two days of the 2018 TYR Invite.
Megan Kingsley made a return to the pool on day 3 of Athens Sectionals.
Robert Cecil of Berkeley Prep and Berkeley Barracudas has verbally committed to swim for Northwestern University next fall.
Marist Girls’ Team poses with the 2017 state championship trophy, holding off second and third place finishers by 10 points.
Keegan Bundy of Denver, Colorado has made a verbal commitment to swim for Northwestern University in the fall.
Durmer is coming off a very strong 2015-16 season that saw him compete in his first ever Olympic Trials.
For the second year in a row it was the Westminster boys and Marist girls at the top of the standings in the Georgia High School Association 1-5A State Swimming & Diving Meet.
Ethan Young lowered his own state record in the 100 back at prelims of the Georgia 1-5A State Swimming & Diving meet.