The Georgia women and the Florida men both won the meet, as all four squads put up nationally-ranked times on Friday.
The front half of Chase Kalisz’ 400 IM should continue to improve this year, especially after he won the 200 fly on Friday in a lifetime best.
Tom Shields and Sebastien Rousseau both put up blistering times to rock day 2 of the 2013 U.S. Open Championships in Irvine, California. (Podium photo courtesy: Melissa Lundie)
Zane Grothe, Danny Tucker, and Sebastien Rousseau starred on the first night of the 2013 U.S. Open Championships. (Stock Photo of Grothe: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The U.S. Open began with four events Tuesday morning in Irvine, California. (Photo: Mike Lewis/OlaVistaPhotography.com)
World Championship Team Members, Ryan Murphy, and Other Young Stars Compete at Sectionals in Athens, GA
Ryan Murphy wins five events at the 2013 Long Course Senior Sectionals at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)
Meanwhile, Cal’s Liz Pelton, fresh off of an American Record in the 200 back, time-trial’ed a solid 100 backstroke in Federal Way. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Dax Hill and the Texas men had a great bounceback meet on Saturday to top the Georgia Bulldogs in Athens. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Chase Kalisz (above) made his NCAA debut on Friday, and his teammate Amber McDermott won twice in return from injury. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Cindy Tran swam the fastest in-season 100 backstroke we’ve ever seen in Athens on Saturday. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The Georgia men, on the strength of clutch performances from their young swimmers like Jared Markham (above), battled back against Georgia Tech. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
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