Maddy Banic: “My swimming today isn’t where I want it to be, but I view myself now as an underdog who has to claw my way back.”
Fike Swim announces Maddy Banic as its newest ambassador. The former University of Tennessee standout trains with the Vols and competes for Tennessee Elite.
2019 YMCA National 50 free champion Jasmine Rumley has verbally committed to swim for the University of Tennessee in 2020.
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
Weitzeil and Simone Manuel have now both been 20.45 on a relay.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde, the 500 free champion, is on fire.
USC’s Louise Hansson and Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil could have an exciting battle in the 100 fly as both swimmers have been under 50 seconds multiple times in their careers.
Led by NCAA title contender (in multiple events) Erika Brown, Tennessee’s women could be on a path to their first-ever SEC title.
Now that all the major mid season invites are complete, pretty much every team in the country has had a…
Duncan is best known as the coach of two US Olympians: Rada Owen (above) and Whitney Hedgepeth.
The Vols has 4 women under the 2017 NCAA invited time in finals with Brown (21.65), Bailey Grinter (22.08), Maddy Banic (22.15), and Stanzi Moseley (22.20).
Maddy Banic, at the heart of Tennessee’s sprint group, will compete this weekend as the Vols host the Tennessee Invitational.
Tennessee has one of the nation’s most loaded sprint groups (complete with dominant relays), but graduated its best backstroker and breaststroker, leaving a roster with a high ceiling but a few key question marks.
In a blog post on Tuesday, Banic explained being taken away in an ambulance from the 2017 NCAA Championships and her absence from the Tennessee roster for the first-half of last season.
The NCAA Championships will pit the American Record holder, Abbey Weitzeil, against the reigning NCAA champion and NCAA Record holder, Stanford’s Simone Manuel, in the 50 free.