Georgia Tech’s Caio Pumputis (above) won a pair of headline breaststroke duels against Alabama’s Derek Maas, but Alabama took the team win in a squeaker.
Schmidt swam only the 1650 today, clocking a 15:53.52.
After a tight day of racing, the Alabama men lead the Wildcats by a score of 80-70, while the Kentucky women lead the Alabama women 79-71.
It’s only December 15th, but the Texas men are already projected over the NCAA roster cap with 21 likely qualifiers based on last year’s invite times.
The UVA men narrowly edged Alabama, thanks to a team record-setting 400 free relay to close out the meet, to close out three fast days by all teams.
Kate Douglass is now only a quarter of a second away from being the fastest women ever in the SCY version of the 200 IM.
SEC foes Alabama and Tennessee join with the ACC’s Virginia for a three day invite-style double dual in Knoxville this week.
Once again, the Huntsville site of the 2020 US Open was highlighted by two of the United States’ brightest sprint stars on Saturday morning.
18-year-old Jack Aikins’ victory in the 100 back was a 1.62 second time drop from his previous best, 56.21, from the 2019 Georgia Senior State Championships.
Gretchen Walsh crushed a 24.65 in the 50 free, moving to #2 all-time in the 17-18 age group for USA Swimming history behind only Simone Manuel.
American Record holder and NCAA Champion Dean Farris is one of 13 US National Team swimmers expected to swim in Greensboro.
The University of Alabama swept LSU on the road as Brooks Curry returned to racing for the first time after his breakout SEC Championship meet last spring.
Kylee Grafmiller of Blue Tide Aquatics will take her distance freestyle prowess to Alabama in the 2022-23 school year.
Louisville and Virginia led all Division I women’s teams with 16 First-Team Selections, while Texas led on the Division I men’s side with 17.
Bailey Bonnett and the Kentucky Wildcats lead the SEC in returning points, but Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia all lurk in a wide-open swimming & diving race.