Florida’s Miguel Cancel posted a 3:42.74 in the 400 IM, likely qualifying for NCAAs as he’s now ranked 16th. Teammate Kevin Vargas is now 20th in 3:43.35.
Khader Baqlah returned to the top of the SEC podium in the 200 free as the Florida Gators earned their 8th-straight title.
Florida’s Sherridon Dressel, the 2019 bronze medalist, will battle with Asia Seidt (Kentucky) and Meet Record holder Rhyan White (Alabama) in the 100 back.
Texas A&M’s Anna Belousova will race to defend her 100 breast title on day 4 of the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
Georgia’s Camden Murphy, the 2019 bronze medalist, headlines the men’s 100 fly final at the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
Erika Brown (Tennessee) is chasing her 3rd-straight title in the 100 fly and will look to take down her own SEC Record, which she set in 2018 and tied in 2019
After a slew of 2018 graduations and 2019 transfers, Florida again faces adversity, but returns a bulldozing sophomore class on the rise.
The highest-profile scratch is Texas A&M’s Anthony Kim, who scored 49 points at last year’s SEC Championships.
The University of Florida men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams take to the road for a battle with SEC foe, Georgia.
On the final day of the Platational Sectional, 17 year old Mary Smutny won the women’s 100 fly with a 2:14.97.
The Florida men have put together a very strong recruiting class this year. Miguel Cancel was one of the top local talents to sign with the Gators last week.
The Florida Gators added 19 swimmers and four divers to the incoming class of 2018 after the early signing period. The men’s squad will add 13 newcomers, while the women’s team adds 10.
Florida 1A state champion Nick Hackett will be joining the Gators in fall 2018.
Gulliver Prep’s Emily Cordovi secured back-to-back titles in the 100 fly, breaking 54 for the first time in 53.86 to come within half a second of the State Record.
Merritt Island’s Lucas Kravchenko, a class 1A finalist in 2016, could make a big impact at his first 2A state meet. With his best times, he’s already fast enough to have won both of his individual events last season.