Madeline Banic anchored the Tennessee relay to a slot in the consolation final this morning, after being taken away from the pool on a stretcher last night.
The women’s splash-and-dash at the 2017 NCAA Championships brings a highly anticipated battle between Simone Manuel, Abbey Weitzeil, and Olivia Smoliga.
Smoliga shined for the Bulldogs, but her team came up just short against a rock-solid Texas A&M team.
Florida standouts Caeleb Dressel and Maxime Rooney will take on the 100 free alongside Missouri’s Michael Chadwick, as will Georgia’s defending NCAA champ Olivia Smoliga in the women’s race.
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz headlines the 400 IM final on day 3 of the 2017 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
The 2017 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee will continue this morning with the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, and men’s 3-meter diving prelims.
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz will line up as the top seed in the 200 IM, but Florida All-American Mark Szaranek and Auburn’s defending SEC champion Joe Patching will be on either side to challenge him.
Texas A&M holds the lead on both the men’s and women’s sides as we head into day 2 prelims of the 2017 SEC Championships.
Swimmers are set to compete in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay, while divers will compete in the men’s 1-meter and women’s 3-meter.
The 2016-17 NCAA postseason is slated to kick off next week with the 2017 SEC Championships at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center on the University of Tennessee’s campus.
The Tennessee women made program history when they took down the Gators in Gainesville for the first time ever. It came down to the final event, with the Volunteers notching a 2-point victory.
The Georgia Bulldogs get back to their winning ways, besting the Tennessee Volunteer men’s and women’s teams on the road in Knoxville.
The Indiana Hoosiers continue to look sharp, this time knocking off SEC teams Kentucky and Tennessee. Kentucky and Tennessee split.
The Georgia Bulldogs enter Day 2 of NCAAs with a slight lead after Hali Flickinger, Kylie Stewart, Meaghan Raab, and Brittany MacLean (featured above) posted a 6:51.80 in last night’s 800 free relay timed finals.
This season, the Golden Bears have a good chance at repeating as champions in this event and making another run at the record. They’re the only team that’s been under 1:27 so far in 2016, entering the meet with their 1:26.77 from Pac-12s.