Maxime Rooney both put up the fastest 100 fly time in the country on the third night of the 2019 SEC Swimming & Diving Championships, helping put the Florida men in the lead with two days to go.
Sydney Pickrem will look to pick up her first indiviudal title of the meet in the 400 IM, but she’ll be met by fierce competition Tess Cieplucha and a tough Florida IM group, led by freshman Vanessa Pearl.
Instead of the 200 free, Rooney will pick up the 100 fly as his day 1 event.
Sydney Pickrem of Texas A&M will be looking to win her second consecutive SEC title in the women’s 200 IM tonight.
Individual events begin this morning at the SEC Championships, with heats of the 500 free, 200 IM and 50 free for both men and women.
The 2019 SEC Championships are shaping up to be quite the battle in both men’s and women’s competition, and the Texas A&M men appear to have a good chance to join their women as team championships this year.
Maxime Rooney’s 1:32.10 anchor leg helped the Florida men break their SEC Championship Meet Record in the 800 free relay.
Could the Gators’ winning streak be snapped this season by the likes of Tennessee, Texas A&M, or Missouri?
It’s the calm before the conference storm in our Power Rankings, with the uneasy split of #1 votes remaining identical to our last ranks.
Five women and seven men will be recognized for their contributions to the Florida swimming and diving program over their four years of competition as the Gators host Tennessee at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Natatorium.
Florida will be on the road this weekend for an SEC showdown with the Auburn Tigers on Saturday, Jan. 26.
The University of Florida men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams will compete in the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Natatorium for the first time this season as they host Kentucky and Ohio State, Friday and Saturday.
Jack Conger will swim on the both the 4×50 and 4×200 free relays for the U.S. at day 4 prelims.
China’s Wang Shun will look to defend his 200 IM SC World title on home soil in Hangzhou.
Jack LeVant is part of a historically strong freshman class of 200 freestylers.