The 2024 SEC Championships are slated to get underway in Auburn, Alabama today with diving, the 200 medley relay, and the 800 free relay.
The Florida women have only gotten better since they won their first SEC title since 2009 last season, making them heavy favorites for the 2024 SEC crown.
Jordan Crooks headlines the men’s 50 freestyle on Day 1 of the Tennessee Invite, where the meet is running LCM for prelims and SCY for finals.
Crooks’s winning time of 19.02 — which came without a tech suit, in a brief — is tied for the best in the NCAA this season with ASU fifth-year Jack Dolan.
Texas A&M’ Baylor Nelson won the 200 free (1:36.41), 200 back (1:45.48), and 400 IM (3:49.99) against Tennessee this past weekend.
The fastest 50 freestyler in the class, Hailey Tierney headlines a very solid group of freshmen joining the Wisconsin Badgers this season.
Fourth last season, the Louisville Cardinals kick off the 2023-24 campaign as SwimSwam’s #3 ranked team in the NCAA.
The Lady Vols are keeping the majority of their roster intact this season and have a few additions that could make a significant impact at NCAAs.
With top recruit Bella Sims coming to Gainesville along with former top recruit Isabel Ivey, the stars seem to be aligning for Nesty’s crew this season.
Mack has the potential to be a huge boost to Tennessee’s sprint freestyle relays. Notably, the team did not qualify for 2023 NCAAs in the 200 free relay.
Smith, a 2022 NCAA qualifier in the 500/1650 free and 400 IM, will contribute to the distance freestyle depth of the defending SEC Champions.
The University of Virginia had the top-ranked high school recruiting class in 2019, and that remains the case four years later, led by Kate Douglass.
Virginia has the two fastest swimmers of all-time in the 50 free, putting them leaps and bounds ahead of the field in the 200 free relay.
The Gator women are back on top of the podium, winning the SEC championship for the first time since 2009 with 1255 total points.