While bringing in 16 newcomers, the Georgia women will have to rely on a small group of key upperclassmen to take over the majority of NCAA scoring.
Rio Olympian Melanie Margalis leads both the 200 free (1:56.58 seed) and 100 breast (1:07.20 seed) women’s prelims events here in Atlanta.
UGA senior Courtney Harnish is out of the 100 free to focus on improving upon her 3rd place finish in the 200 fly from last year.
Magahey’s time would’ve gotten him second at the 2020 SEC Championships and fourth at the 2019 NCAA Championships.
This weekend, Dunham has achieved lifetime bests in the 50 back (22.11), 100 back (46.59), 200 free (1:34.90) and now the 200 back.
Hawaii’s Olli Kokko swam a lifetime best 51.71 from the B final. He should be safely qualified for NCAAs, as he’s now the 9th fastest man in the NCAA.
Last year was Georgia’s worst NCAA finish since 1983. But with no graduated scorers and a great freshman class coming in, UGA is poised to bounce back.
Palo Alto’s Sloane Reinstein bets on Georgia’s renowned 200 freestyle tradition to continue developing her mid-distance talents.
ASU’s Cierra Runge was once the NCAA Record holder in the 500 freestyle, but tonight she’s looking for her first NCAA title in the event.
Cal freshman Izzy Ivey will compete in her first ever NCAA individual event in prelims of the 200 IM.
Merrell, taking a redshirt year to focus on her mental and physical health, wants to open up the discussion.
UGA teammates Andrew Abruzzo and Kevin Miller both posted season bests in the men’s mile.
Michigan freshman Maggie MacNeil will look to defend her top seeds from prelims tonight in both the women’s 100 fly and 100 back tonight in Athens.
Reece Whitley swam an NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.49 in the men’s 100 breast at day 2 prelims of the UGA Invite.
Courtney Harnish swept the 200, 500 and 1000 freestyle events for the second straight dual meet as the Georgia Bulldogs swept South Carolina at home.