The Herbert McAuley Aquatic Center, originally the 1996 Olympic Pool, has seen a lot of history. Before these last two…
Los nadadores de la Universidad de Texas se hicieron acreedores del trofeo de primer lugar por segundo año consecutivo al vencer a California y Texas.
With all the insanely fast swimming that occurred this weekend at Men’s NCAAs, SwimSwam carried out it’s own version of an Easter egg hunt yesterday. Below is a list of all the NCAA, American, U.S. Open, Championship, McAuley Aquatic Center, and school records broken in Atlanta, GA.
The men’s NCAA title never appeared in serious jeopardy, with Texas leading basically every poll for the length of the year. Perhaps the only surprise in these poll numbers is that the Longhorns didn’t poll higher – they took 83.6% of the total votes.
NCAA champions Ryan Murphy and Josh Prenot break down how 7 consecutive top 2 team finishes in as many years is not just the goal, but the expectation
Texas sophomore Joseph Schooling crushed the first-ever 1:37 in the 200 fly to cap a wild final session of the 2016 NCAA Championships and seal the team title for the Longhorns.
In the third and final battle of versatile superstars Will Licon and Josh Prenot, it was Texas’ Licon who triumphed
It was a weekend to remember, highlighted by 3 very close battles between Cal’s Josh Prenot and Texas’ Will Licon
Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for Men’s NCAAs, snapped some quality shots from this morning’s prelims session. The photo vault contains the usual suspects, plus, some fresh Division I mid-major faces.
The Texas men are in position to defend their NCAA title, but the battle for the rest of the top 5 spots could get interesting. Cal and Florida are separated by 16 points right now, with the Golden Bears sitting in 2nd.
Will Licon (above) and Cal’s Josh Prenot have each won one of their two head-to-head matchups this week in Atlanta. On Saturday, they’ll have one last battle in the 200 breast, where Licon is the defending champion.
Avenging a loss from last night in the 200 IM, Cal’s Josh Prenot broke through for his first career NCAA title, going 3:35.82
Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for Men’s NCAAs, snagged all the precious moments from tonight’s historic finals. In the photo vault, you’ll see American and NCAA record-holder celebrations and memorable initial NCAA titles for several schools.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy has a shot at two historic backstroke marks tonight: bettering his 43.51 American record in the 100 and challenging the fastest 50 back split in history leading off the 200 medley relay.
Follow along for live updates from the third day of the 2016 Men’s NCAA DI Championships in Atlanta, Georgia.