After two day of competition at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational in Atlanta, Georgia, Alabama’s men’s team and Arkansas’ women’s…
Alabama’s Connor Oslin will be the top seed in finals for the 100 back and 100 fly on day two of the Georgia Tech Invite.
Arkansas Women and Alabama Men split Thursday’s Final session on day one of the 2015 Georgia Tech Invitational
Connor Oslin won three events and swam the back leg of Alabama’s winning 400 medley relay today.
In a renewed SEC rivalry matchup, Auburn topped Alabama as Kyle Darmody beat out defending NCAA 100 free champ Kristian Gkolomeev.
The Alabama Crimson Tide were without two-time NCAA champion Kristian Gkolomeev in the NCAA’s 2015-2016 season opener, but didn’t miss a beat, sweeping all 28 swimming events to top Delta State on the road.
Classes have only been in session for a week or two at many schools, but the NCAA Swimming & Diving season waits for no man – the first dual meet of 2015-2016 takes place this Friday in Cleveland, Mississippi.
The Crimson Tide men and women both posted team grade point averages over 3.0 while 21 swimmers and divers earned Scholar All-America honors for the 2014-15 season
Kristian Gkolomeev (above) and Kaylin Burchell have been named Alabama’s Most Outstanding Swimmers after ending their seasons at the NCAA Championships.
3 of the 5 best 200 flyers in NCAA history performed at separate times and in separate places last week, further building the excitement for when all three finally meet head to head.
Finals of the Georgia Last Chance Meet saw a couple more swimmers improve their standing for an NCAA invite, most notably North Carolina’s Megan Bestor.
Georgia’s Nicole Vernon shot from from 45th in the nation to 19th with a huge 400 IM that should guarantee her an NCAA invite.
The Alabama Crimson Tide men and women came up with suffocating second-half performances to crush Cincinnati during the ‘Bama senior night and the team’s final tune-up before the SEC Championships.
“We’re looking forward to standing up and competing this weekend,” UA head coach Dennis Pursley said. “Not only are looking forward to some great competition, but this weekend gives us a chance to compete in a championship format, which will help us down the road.”
The Alabama Crimson Tide have home-field advantage in a big SEC tri-meet on Saturday.