With a flurry of mid-season invites coming up this week, here’s a quick snapshot of the top times in NCAA Division I so far this season.
Kieran Smith continued to post great times for the Gators this season, winning two individual events and provided excellent relay splits.
Our #1-ranking votes are no longer unanimous after a fast fall season for several top programs. The uncertainty after the top two also continues.
Rematch! Erika Brown won two races against Kate Douglass in a dual meet earlier this year. They could meet up to three more times at the Tennessee Invite.
The University of Florida men’s team will host in-state rival Florida State at the annual Sunshine Showdown on Friday.
Florida’s Kieran Smith and Georgia’s Zoie Hartman headlined the SEC’s weekly honors by being named the men’s and women’s swimmers of the week.
Florida sophomore Kieran Smith doubled up for the Gators, including a 1:34.0 victory in the 200 free that’s the top time in the country so far this season.
The Mizzou men and Florida women each took home wins in their dual meet on Friday, where nearly 40 NCAA top-ten times were posted.
The Gator men’s swimming and diving team travels to Columbia, Mo. for their SEC opener with Missouri at the Mizzou Aquatic Center on Friday.
Kieran Smith, Alex Farrow and Eric Friese swept the SEC men’s weekly awards for their performance during a 178.5-116.5 win over Minnesota.
Sherridon Dressel dropped a 52.21 to win the 100 back, which is the fastest she’s ever been in-season. She also won the 200 back and 100 fly.
In a battle of ranked teams, the #17/#19 Minnesota Golden Gophers will host the visiting #16/#9 Florida Gators, one of the bigger duals of the year so far.
The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.
The Florida Gators swept the FAU Owls on Saturday, making both the Gator men and women 3-for-3 over their opening weekend of the season.
Smith was rock solid on the Florida relays yesterday, splitting 21.39 on the fly leg of the 200 medley, and anchoring the 400 free in 44.37.