Kieran Smith dropped to a 1:43.22 200 fly tonight to win the final and get under 1:44 for the first time, helping the Gators to win the meet of Auburn.
The third and final day of racing got underway this morning as Florida and Auburn went head to head at the 2020 Auburn Fall Invitational.
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.
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.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas was lights out at the Art Adamson Invite, becoming the third-fastest performer of all-time in the men’s 200 IM.
Smith was 24.2, well ahead of Dressel (25.01) in his American Record 1:38.13 and Casas (24.2) on his #3 all-time 1:38.95 from tonight in Texas.
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.
The defending SEC Champion Tennessee Volunteers women (above) will play host to the defending ACC Champion Virginia Cavaliers women this weekend.
After four sessions at nine locations, a U.S. Open like none before wrapped up earlier today with NAG records and solid swims by veterans alike.
Claire Curzan downed the meet record in the women’s 100 fly with 56.61 becoming the third-fastest American woman in history.
Watch out for Bobby Finke in the 1650 free, Clark Beach in the 200 back, and the men’s 100 free featuring Kieran Smith, Brett Fraser, and Ryan Lochte.
Having a hard time keeping up with one meet in nine locations? Check out Friday PM’s swims of the session to give you a quick summary of the big swims.
Friday’s PM session is set feature Emma Weyant in the 400 IM and 200 free, Kieran Smith in the 200 free, and Clark Beach face off Ryan Lochte in the 100 back.
U.S. Open record-holder Ryan Lochte finished 3rd in the combined results of the men’s 200 IM on Friday morning.
While US National Team members were definitely active this morning, many of the biggest swims came from the 18 & under crowd.