Tonight could be a historic night for swimming at the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials. Both Katie Ledecky and Michael Phelps could be making history tonight as they each have one final to contest.
The most anticipated event of the night will be the men’s 200m IM where Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte will have their final 200m IM showdown on American soil.
2016 U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS Sunday June 26th-Sunday July 3rd, 2016 Century Link Center – Omaha, Nebraska Friday-Sunday – Prelims – 11:00…
The 19& under U.S. talent in the backstroke is starting to creep up on the tried-and-true Olympians up top, and Missy & co. will need to be on their game in the 200 back finals at Trials.
Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for NCAAs, snapped some quality shots from Saturday’s prelims. Check out the pictures below for a glimpse of the action that occurred this morning (Danielle Galyer featured above).
Stanford freshman Ella Eastin finds herself atop the NCAA rankings in this event as well as the 200 IM.
This season, a pair of freshman are up to challenge Leverenz’s 1:51.77. Those freshman are Stanford’s Ella Eastin and Cal’s Kathleen Baker.
Virginia’s Courtney Barthlomew (pictured) represents the established stars, Cal’s Amy Bilquist the rising young talent in a thick 200 backstroke field.
The Texas A&M women ended a 6-year SEC win streak for the Georgia Bulldogs, while the Florida Gator men held off a strong Auburn challenge to earn their fourth-straight conference championship.
Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem held her top seed as the Aggies kicked off night three in the absolute best way possible: a 1-2-3 sweep of the 400 IM
Lisa Bratton took almost a full second off of her previous best to blast the 1:54.94 that earned the Texas A&M sophomore the SEC title
The Rice Owls hosted the Texas A&M Aggies for a dual meet in Houston today where the Aggies won 160-100….
The Stanford and Texas A&M women continue to jockey for the top spots on the final morning of the 2015 Art Adamson Invite. Pictured: Lia Neal, who is the top qualifier in the 100 free.
The Aggies are now undefeated on both the men’s and women’s side, as they beat Incarnate Word and Miami (FL) on Friday in College Station.
The last two seasons have seen a big group of talented names graduate out of Texas A&M’s roster, but the last two batches of incoming Aggies may just be outstanding enough to keep the team among the NCAA’s best.