Kevin Cordes, on breaking the American Record: “I tried to take it out faster and it really worked with the speed in my turns.”
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz smashed one of the most impressive American records on the books with a 3:34.50 in the 400 IM that won him his second NCAA title in the event.
Eddie Reese sat down with us and discussed the team’s focus, work ethic, and the general competitiveness of the meet.
Micheal Hixon was the only American individual event champion on day 1 of the men’s NCAA Championships. He won the 1m diving event in front of a home crowd to put the Texas Longhorns in the lead by 1 point.
Coach Durden’s Cal Golden Bears dominate the relays…with a little help from a very loud bench.
Quotes from Tyler Messerschmidt, Christian Quintero, Marcin Cieslak, Brandy Tandy, Kristian Gkolomeev, Ryan Murphy, Seth Stubblefield, Matt Scoggin, Michael Hixon & Eddie Reese
Nick McCrory of Duke is the top seed in the men’s 1-meter from Thursday morning.
Lily Moldenhauer was one of three Longhorns to earn weekly honors after a pair of dual meets with Auburn and Georgia.