The last AM men’s prelims session will feature the 200 IM (top seed Caio Pumputis), 200 back (top seed Ryan Murphy), and 100 free (top seed Caeleb Dressel).
Let’s try to prognosticate just a bit what tonight’s only race — the 800 free relay — means for the next three days of racing.
Only Texas or Cal have finished first or second at the NCAA Men’s Championships since Michigan’s 2013 title, and they went 1-2 to kick-off this year’s meet.
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The Louisville Cardinal men won their first-ever ACC Swimming and Diving Championship, snapping a six-year streak of NC State wins.
Sibirtsev’s 14:56.07 is fast enough to have placed 8th at 2019 ACCs and within striking range of the 14:55.89 that’s projected to qualify for NCAAs.
Louisville has a good chance of moving up from last year’s 9th place NCAA finish thanks to a strong returning core.
Griffin Manning of Lakota West High School and Mason Manta Rays announced his intention to swim for the University of Louisville in 2018-19.
Mitchell Whyte swims of North St. Paul High School and Mako Aquatics (formerly Hudson Area Swim Association) has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Louisville for the fall.
RACE Aquatics Swim Club’s Tanner Cummings has signed an NLI to swim for Louisville in the fall.
Like his two older sisters before him, Kyle Worrell will take his swimming to the NCAA. Worrell gave a verbal commitment to the University of Louisville for the 2018-19 school year.