Kibler’s time was a personal best for him, half a second faster than his previous best of 1:47.65 from 2018 Jr Pan Pacs.
Most interestingly for Texas, swimmers John Shebat, Tate Jackson, and Jeff Newkirk are entered in the meet.
The meet is Maxime Rooney’s 2nd since announcing that he will transfer from Florida to Texas for the 2019-2020 NCAA season.
NCAA Qualifier and Turkish native Erge Gezmis announced he will join the NC State Wolfpack after redshirting the 2019-2020 season to prepare for the Olympics.
At the time he announced his move to Texas, it was unclear exactly what Rooney’s NCAA plans were.
Transfers have been a major story of the NCAA offseason so far – but there’s likely many more in store.
Friese won the 50 and 100 fly at the 2018 German Open.
Rooney announced just over a week ago he would leave the University of Florida before his senior season.
Hugo Gonzalez (above) is a little harder to project, given that he didn’t swim the 2018-2019 NCAA season.
Rooney is leaving Florida after his junior season.
NCAA qualifier Erge Gezmis will leave Florida after 2 seasons.
It’s a tale of two classes for the men: the current junior class has been pretty lackluster, especially among our top-20 ranked recruits. But the current sophomores, led by #1 recruit Ryan Hoffer of Cal, have been outstanding through two years.
2019 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 27 – Saturday, March 30 Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming…
Coleman Stewart and Mark Nikolaev led off their medley relays in big-time swims of 44.32 and 44.49, respectively, in this morning’s prelims.
The NC State Wolfpack are on the prowl for their third 400 free relay title in the last four years.