Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
On paper, it’ll be Cal and Texas dueling it out in the 400 free relay while simultaneously aiming to wrap up a team title.
Alabama freshman Matt King won the 100 freestyle and then led the Crimson Tide to a third straight win in the 400 free relay on the final night of SECs.
Bobby Finke will aim for a third straight title in the 1650 freestyle on the final night of SECs after smashing the American and NCAA Record last season.
Georgia Tech’s Caio Pumputis (above) won a pair of headline breaststroke duels against Alabama’s Derek Maas, but Alabama took the team win in a squeaker.
The UVA men narrowly edged Alabama, thanks to a team record-setting 400 free relay to close out the meet, to close out three fast days by all teams.
Sprint specialist and Indiana state champion Braden Rollins was an honorable mention in SwimSwam’s top 20 recruits in the class of 2021.
Florida’s Bobby Finke, the 500 free and 400 IM bronze medalist, set the SEC Record in the mile last season and narrowly missed the NCAA Record.
Florida’s Sherridon Dressel, the 2019 bronze medalist, will battle with Asia Seidt (Kentucky) and Meet Record holder Rhyan White (Alabama) in the 100 back.
Alabama blew away the 400 medley relay SEC Meet Record by over a second with their winning time of 3:02.17. Waddell led them off in 44.10.
Shaine Casas will race for the SEC title in the 200 IM final as the Texas A&M men fight to stay on top of the day 2 rankings.
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
Kieran Smith and Khader Baqlah return for the Gators’ 800 free relay after their team set the SEC Meet Record to win the title last season.
Waddell put up a 20.33 backstroke split, just a tenth away from the fastest in history. That stands as a 20.20 done by Olympic Champion Ryan Murphy in 2016.
His biggest impact came in the 200 free relay, where he split 19.08 on the third leg as Alabama won the 2019 SEC title in 1:15.43.