National Junior Teamer and future Georgia Bulldog Rachel Stege is recovering from tendinitis that has limited her training leading up to U.S. Olympic Trials
On the slate for the last finals session of the Altanta Classic are the women’s and men’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free.
2016 Olympian Olivia Smoliga holds the fastest seed time in the 100 back this morning (58.73), and she is ranked 4th in the 50 free (24.83).
Caeleb Dressel’s 8 LCM swims for the 2021 Atlanta Classic: 50 FR, 100 FL, 100 FR (all #1), 200 FR (#5), 200 FL (#6), 200 IM (#6), 100 BR (#9), 100 BK (#17).
Virginia’s Class of 2019 / 2023 has been outstanding, with four top-20 recruits all scoring as sophomores and Kate Douglass winning a national title.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 free final, followed by the finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free relay.
Virginia’s Paige Madden is already the most favored to win the 200/500 FR, yet can she pull another win in the 1650 free to hit a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep?
The Virginia Cavaliers continue to lead the way into NCAAs, led by five top-ranked relays and a dominant roster from top to bottom.
While the Florida Gators are officially in the lead, the Kentucky Wildcats are in the driver’s seat after swimming lights-out in this morning’s prelims.
Stege crushed the previous program record by 5 seconds, winning at the SEC Championships. This is just the third official 1650 free swim of her life.
Courtney Harnish clocked her third-straight conference title in the 500 free tonight, hitting a lifetime best 4:35.33.
Stege takes us through her last year of swimming and why she has actually warmed up to distance swimming after adamantly opposing it as an age group swimmer
Anna-Julia Kutsch, a sprinter with an Olympic Trials (Wave 1) cut in the 50 free, has elected to transfer to Tennessee after 1.5 years at Auburn.
With just a few weeks of dual meets left, things should start to get clearer in some corners of the country coming up, while other corners become murkier.
NCAA record-holder Kieran Smith of Florida won three events on Saturday as the Gators swept the Auburn Tigers to close the regular season.