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.
Anchored by a 21.88 split from freshman Talia Bates (above), the Florida women hit the NCAA automatic invite time in the women’s 200 free relay on Friday.
Caeleb Dressel will not be swimming the 50 free, and will instead be in the 200 fly.
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