Alabama’s Luke Kaliszak threw down a 45.85 100 back at the Georgia Tech Invite.
South Carolina’s Fynn Minuth was victorious in the 500 free on day 1 of the Georgia Tech Invite.
On Friday, the Tide traveled to SEC and in-state rival Auburn for dual meet action. The women were victorious, giving them their first dual meet victory over Auburn since 1996. On the men’s side, however, Auburn prevailed.
Florida’s Ben Lawless, a 2016 NCAA scorer in the mile, led the way with 2 individual wins.
Alabama swimming and diving travels to Auburn to take on the Tigers Friday, marking the Crimson Tide’s second meet in three days.
As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….
Luke Kaliszak is key to a lot of Alabama relays in 2018, coming off a season in which he rose into elite sprint backstroke company.
Top seed Gunnar Bentz has scratched the men’s 400 IM on day 3 of the U.S. Open.
With Ryan Murphy practically a lock to win the 100 and 200 backstrokes, the 50 might be Matt Grevers’s best chance for a win next week at World Champs Trials.
Anton McKee earned CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year honors for the second straight year.
Murphy, who set the World Record in this event last summer, is the favorite going into the 2017 U.S. World Championships Trials, but veteran Matt Grevers won’t make it easy.
Vlad Morozov will compete in a 3-way 100 free swim-off today in Santa Clara.
Josh Prenot threw down a quick 2:10.0 200 breast prelim on day 2 of the Atlanta Classic.
Simone Manuel was among the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Honorees.
Texas and Alabama broke the 1:22 barrier en route to the fastest two 200 medley relays ever tonight at the 2017 NCAA men’s swimming and diving championships.