There are 4 swimmers ranked #1 in multiple individual events: Chase Kalisz, Clark Smith, Caeleb Dressel, and Ryan Murphy.
Baker and Bilquist traded blows through the first portion of the race, with Baker taking the early lead at the 100, but Bilquist fighting back for the edge at the 150. In the end, Baker had a breakthrough, roaring to a 1:49.83 victory ahead of Bilquist’s 1:50.06.
Cal freshman Abbey Weitzeil blasted a 47.22 to top 100 free prelims on the way to an NCAA ‘A’ cut and the fastest time in the NCAA this year.
Male Swimmer of the Week Michael Duderstadt • Auburn Senior • Charlotte, N.C. Duderstadt won a pair of individual events…
Auburn’s SEC Champions Joe Patching and Michael Duderstadt swept their stroke specialties to help the Tigers to a win.
SwimSwam’s weekly poll saw almost half of votes favor the Alabama men, but it was Auburn that swept both men’s and women’s duals this weekend at home.
SEC champ Michael Duderstadt threw down a pair of clutch breaststroke swims to help the Auburn Tigers to victory.
Auburn has won 11 straight SEC titles in the 400 free relay, but needs a better NCAA showing to improve on last year’s 10th-place finish.
Caeleb Dressel has been on fire this year. You shouldn’t be surprised at where he falls on our list of most valuable swimmers at men’s NCAA’s
Will Licon of Texas comes in as the favorite as he looks to repeat as NCAA champion in the 200 breaststroke.
Virginia Tech’s Brandon Fiala comes in with a shot at a title in the wide open 100 breaststroke.
The Texas A&M women ended a 6-year SEC win streak for the Georgia Bulldogs, while the Florida Gator men held off a strong Auburn challenge to earn their fourth-straight conference championship.
An outstanding 100 breast field saw all 8 A finalists get under 53 seconds, plus SEC champ Michael Duderstadt break 52
If the Georgia Bulldogs are going to make a run at a seventh-straight SEC women’s title, tonight is the night to do it, behind a top 200 fly seed from Hali Flickinger and a conference-leading 5 A-finalists.