Teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley are the frontrunners in the 200 back, but Texas’ John Shebat could come out of nowhere after his explosive NCAA season.
Park was a finalist at the 2016 U.S. Winter Nationals, placing 7th in the 200 back. He was also a 2016 Olympic Trials qualifier in the long course version of that event.
Murphy, who set the World Record in this event last summer, is the favorite going into the 2017 U.S. World Championships Trials, but veteran Matt Grevers won’t make it easy.
Ryan Murphy got his eight-peat, but John Shebat made Cal fans sweat
Texas senior Jack Conger closed out his NCAA career with his first individual title, a record-setting 200 fly.
Take a look at some of the key moments of the final day of the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.
2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Championship Central Psych Sheet Event Previews…
The Texas Longhorns are your 2016-17 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving champions, marking their 3rd-straight team title.
Swimming in the final at the 2017 Men’s NCAA Championships, Murphy, the American Record holder, pulled off another sweep of the backstrokes with a 1:36.75.
The final morning of the 2017 men’s NCAA championships features the fastest men ever in each of the four individual events.
Mulcare dropped almost a full second from his time, clocking in at 1:38.56 to tie NC State’s Hennessey Stuart as the 9th fastest performer ever in the event.
Chase Kalisz and the Georgia Bulldogs hold three of the top four 400 IM seeds heading into tonight’s final, with Kalisz looking to challenge his own American record and reclaim the NCAA throne.
Texas and Alabama broke the 1:22 barrier en route to the fastest two 200 medley relays ever tonight at the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy successfully completed the 4-peat, winning the 100 back with the 3rd fastest performance of all time in 43.99