The Auburn swimming and diving teams will play host to Alabama on Friday at 1 p.m. at the Martin Aquatics Center.
In addition to recieving the Hammer Award, Neidigh was also honored with the Auburn Swimming & Diving Award alongside fellow senior and SEC champion Joe Patching.
Retroactively, it’s Will Licon and the Texas Longhorns who had the best recruiting class back in 2013. Where did they rank and how did the other classes in the top 12 fare over four years?
Five years ago, we ranked Jack Conger as the #1 recruit in his class. He won 9 NCAA event titles and helped Texas win the big show three times. How did the rest of his class stack up over four years in the NCAA?
Defending champion Fabian Schwingenschlogl, the first swimmer out of Mizzou to ever win an NCAA title, will have to hold off Texas breaststroke star Will Licon to defend his 100 breaststroke title.
The men’s 200 breast is one of the top races to watch, with Auburn’s defending SEC champ Michael Duderstadt, Missouri’s Fabian Schwingenschlogl, Alabama’s Anton McKee, and South Carolina’s Nils Wich-Glasen contending.
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.
Missouri’s Hannah Stevens and Georgia’s Olivia Smoliga are closely matched in the 100 back, but Tennessee All-American Kira Toussaint will also be in the mix.
Day 4 prelims at the 2017 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships in Knoxville, Tennessee bring competition in the 200 fly, 100 back, 100 breast, and women’s platform diving.
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.
Eyes in the swimming world will be on Knoxville, Tennessee next week as the SEC will be the first major NCAA division 1 conference to hold its championship meet.
It will be a battle of two SEC powerhouse programs when Auburn and Florida meet in the final swimming and…
It’s still a dogfight at the top, with defending champs Texas playing their cards closer to the vest, California exploding at the Georgia Invite and NC State continuing to swim good opponents very tough.
Senior Will Licon won all 3 of his individual events to help power the Longhorns to victory.