In prelims of the 100 breast, Friesen dropped a 59.62 to move up to 25th in the NCAA. She then swam a 2:07.24 in the 200 breast, which ranks #8 in the NCAA.
Erika Brown tripled for the second week in a row, as Tennessee followed up last weekend’s defeat of Virginia by soundly beating Louisville.
Graduated star Mallory Comerford’s relay production will be tough to replace, but Louisville still has a deep sprint group and some butterfly stars.
Senior Mallory Comerford leads a Louisville squad that returns every single swimmer from all five of last year’s NCAA relays.
Grigory Tarasevich threw down an impressive 200 backstroke, touching in 1:59.40, which is less than 2 seconds off his personal best of 1:57.63.
Cody Bybee was stellar in his three individual swims, earning wins in all of them.
Sacred Heart and St. Xavier both extended their mega-state-title winning streaks, although there were head-turning performances across the board, including a 19-point men’s 50 freestyle.
Like his two older sisters before him, Kyle Worrell will take his swimming to the NCAA. Worrell gave a verbal commitment to the University of Louisville for the 2018-19 school year.
Kaylee Wheeler of Louisville Collegiate School and Cardinal Aquatics has verbally committed to swim for the University of Louisville beginning next fall.
Sacred Heart Academy’s Brooke Forde smashed a pair of State Records during finals at the 2017 Kentucky Girls High School State Championships.
Brooke Forde of Sacred Heart Academy broke one state record on Friday, but an official’s error may have cost her another.
There were several surprises at the top of the podium on the second night of finals at 2016 Atlanta Futures.