Matias Koski (above) led the Bulldogs to their fourth consecutive victory this season.
The University of Georgia Bulldogs were never in doubt as they led from start to finish against their in-state rivals….
The Georgia swimming and diving teams will face in-state rival Georgia Tech in the second home meet of the season for both squads. The meet will take place at Georgia’s Gabrielson Natatorium Wednesday at 4 p.m., and admission is free.
Matias Koski and the Georgia men topped the defending SEC champion Gators in Gainesville in a strong showing.
To make things interesting at the conference level, SEC rival Auburn will bring their men and women. Last season Auburn was 3rd just behind UGA on the men’s side and 4th on the women’s side at this meet.
Gunnar Bentz will try to fill the shoes of two perennial All-Americans in Nic Fink and Chase Kalisz.
Notably, they’ll face Texas A&M in a dual meet, whose women finished as the runner-up to Georgia in the SEC. The teams also square off with Texas, where the men will rematch with the NCAA champion Longhorns.
Melanie Margalis, Shannon Vreeland, Nicolas Fink and Chase Kalisz will represent the United States, while Matias Koski and Chantal Van Landeghem will compete in their respective countries’ colors.
Melanie Margalis continued her run of dominance at the Speedo Sectionals in Athens, GA, winning her fourth gold of the meet so far in the 100 breast.
The big times keep rolling from the Speedo Sectional meet in Athens, Georgia. Japanese backstroker Junya Koga blasted a season-best 53.50 to win the 100 back and highlight night 2.
The Speedo Sectionals in Athens continued to be a fast meet on during day two prelims as several swimmers managed to come close to their season best times including American swim star Ryan Lochte.
In just its fourth season in the expanded Southeastern Conference (SEC), Missouri will host the SEC Championships in swimming & diving in 2016.
Michael McBroom (pictured) won the men’s 800 on opening day at the Arena Pro Swim Series at Santa Clara. His time of 7:54.21 ranks 15th in the world this year. Runner-up Connor Jaeger (7:54.47) is now 16th.
University of Georgia standout Matias Koski will represent Finland as a member of the Finnish World Championship Team this summer…