The favorite for tonight’s 50 breast will be Molly Hannis in the pool she knows better than the entire field as a UT grad and a member of TNAQ.
The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will host Tennessee and Virginia Tech in back-to-back dual meets at the Aquatic and Fitness Center this weekend (Jan. 11-12) in the Cavaliers’ last home competitions of the season.
More upheaval at the top! For the second straight men’s Power Rankings, we have a new #1 as the battle for the NCAA title continues to tighten.
Alyssa Marsh broke her own Duke record in the 100 free this morning.
Tess Cieplucha had a big swim in the 400 IM to achieve her NCAA ‘A’ cut for Tennessee. She came into the meet with a best time of 4:05.43 from last season, but blew that away tonight with a 4:03.81.
After two years without breaking 1:00, Popov smashed through the 59.0 barrier for the first time in her life with a huge swim this morning in the 100 breast.
The Tennessee men split their meet with Texas and Auburn on Saturday, dropping a close meet to the defending national champion Longhorns and coming out with a win over the SEC rival Tigers. On the women’s side, Tennessee beat Auburn as well.
The battle for #1 is heating up, with at least three teams in contention, and our staff is split across the top of the NCAA.
Mallory Comerford won two individual events as the Louisville Cardinals topped Tennesee on the road.
Madeline Banic was one of four seniors named captain for the Tennessee Volunteers for the 2018-19 season.
Colin Zeng was the highest-scoring diver in the NCAA last year, and Tennessee returns the bulk of its relays, which combined for 52 points in 2018.
The men’s 100 back continues to be one of the most competitive events in the U.S.
Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are virtual locks for the top two spots in the men’s 200 back at the upcoming U.S. National Championships in Irvine.
Reilman’s PR of 1:58.87 was a best time, moving him right behind Clark Beach in the U.S. rankings.
Burchill swam a new lifetime best in the 100 free on Sunday morning, which adds to previous best long course times already this year in the 50 free, 200 free, 400 free, and 100 fly.