Georgia freshman Matt Sates swam his first ever 200 yard IM and 400 yard IM on Saturday to give himself more options for the NCAA Championships.
With a rising young core, the Tennessee women appear poised to reclaim the SEC title after winning for the first time in 2020.
Both volunteer assistants Katie Ledecky (Florida) and Zane Grothe (Auburn) raced in a 500 at the Florida-Auburn dual meet.
The second night of racing at the Georgia Tech invite should feature plenty of great races, including Luca Urlando’s finals debut after missing yesterday.
The Florida Gators have picked up a verbal commitment from Julia Podkoscielny, who is ranked #9 in the high school class of 2023.
Florida rising senior Talia Bates won all six events she swam and posted a lifetime best 50 free time of25.66, taking .07 off her previous best from 2018.
On the slate for the last finals session of the Altanta Classic are the women’s and men’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free.
The final prelims session will consist of the 200 IM (top seed Melanie Margalis), 200 back (top seed Rhyan White) and 100 free (top seed Gretchen Walsh.)
2016 Olympian Olivia Smoliga holds the fastest seed time in the 100 back this morning (58.73), and she is ranked 4th in the 50 free (24.83).
The first finals session of the 2021 Atlanta Classic will feature the finals of the women’s and men’s 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, and 400 IM.
After swimming 4:21.14 in the 400 IM for 3rd seed in Atlanta, Ryan Lochte opted to swim the 200 free C-final and improve his 1:50.27 Wave I season best.
Rio Olympian Melanie Margalis leads both the 200 free (1:56.58 seed) and 100 breast (1:07.20 seed) women’s prelims events here in Atlanta.
With Ivey, Cal looks incredibly strong for the 800 free relay crown. Without Ivey, though, Virginia could run away with this.
We’ve made it to the post-season after an entire NCAA season amidst the pandemic, and tonight marks the first finals session of the 2021 Women’s SEC Champs.
NCAA record-holder Kieran Smith of Florida won three events on Saturday as the Gators swept the Auburn Tigers to close the regular season.