Kathleen Golding

Florida’s Talia Bates Highlights Florida Sectionals With 25.66 50 Meter Free

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.

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Day 3 Finals Live Recap

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.

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Day 3 Women’s Prelims Live Recap

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.)

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2021 Atlanta Classic Day 2: Women’s Prelims Live Recap

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).

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

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.

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Ryan Lochte Drops 400 IM No. 3 Seed for 200 FR C-Final

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.

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2021 Atlanta Classic: Day 1 Women’s Prelims Live Recap

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.

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2021 W. NCAA Picks: Depending on Ivey, Cal or Virginia Favored in 800 Relay

With Ivey, Cal looks incredibly strong for the 800 free relay crown. Without Ivey, though, Virginia could run away with this.

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2021 Women’s SEC Championships: Day 1 Finals Live Recap

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.

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Kieran Smith Wins 100 BK/100 FR/200 IM Triple As Florida Sweeps Auburn

NCAA record-holder Kieran Smith of Florida won three events on Saturday as the Gators swept the Auburn Tigers to close the regular season.

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Florida Women Show Out On Senior Day With Decisive Win Over UNF

Florida honored its seniors prior to a 176-74 home victory over North Florida on Wednesday.

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Auburn Fall Invite Day 2 Finals: FR Cecilia Porter Sets 100 BR Florida Record

After swimming a PB this morning, freshman Cecilia Porter set a new Florida program record in the 100 breast, breaking 1:00 for the first time at 59.22.

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Auburn Fall Invite Day 2 Prelims: Florida’s Cecilia Porter Drops 1:00.02 100 BR

Florida freshman Cecilia Porter swam the 4th-fastest 100 BR in program history at 1:00.02 while teammate Talia Bates clocked in two personal bests.

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2020 Auburn Invite Day 1 Prelims: Kieran Smith Puts Up 4:11.08 500 FR

After his bout of racing last week at the 2020 U.S. Open, Florida junior Kieran Smith swam the 2nd-fastest 500 free of his career with a 4:11.08.

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Florida Freshmen Win 5 as Gator Women Roll Miami (FL)

Florida freshman Cecilia Porter won her first collegiate event on Thursday, swimming 1:01.82 in the 100 yard breaststroke against Miami.

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