The meet concluded with the 1500 free, 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free, bringing many lifetime bests and even a first time Olympic Trials cut.
Miles Smachlo wins his second butterfly event in as many days, this time just missing his career-best time by a tenth of a second.
Miles Smachlo, the defending Big Ten Champion in the 100 fly in yards, now ranks 8th this season in long course among Americans in the same event.
NCAA mile champion Felix Auboeck will race at the meet, though he’ll step a little outside of his comfort zone 2 weeks before the World Championships begin.
Regan Smith delivered yet another World Junior Record in the 100 meter backstroke in the final session of racing at the 2019 Counsilman Classic.
Now the 9th-fastest performer all-time, Smith is a mere 0.22 away from Missy Franklin’s National Age Group Record of 58.33.
On the first night of racing at the 2019 Counsilman Classic, Maggie MacNeil won the 100 fly by over two seconds, and the 100 free by barely two-tenths.
Canadian National Teamer Maggie MacNeil swam her in-season lifetime best in prelims of the 100 fly in Indianapolis on Thursday.
Cody Miller heads into the final night of finals in Bloomington as the top seed in the men’s 200 breaststroke.
NC State’s Coleman Stewart is in the hunt for two NCAA titles tonight, though the marquee matchup is a heavyweight title bout between Townley Haas and Andrew Seliskar for the 200 free title, perhaps the team title and perhaps even Swimmer of the Meet honors.
2019 MEN’S NCAA SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 27 – Saturday, March 30 Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming…
We could have four of five repeat winners from 2018 in individual events today… but not many of them look like sure things. Indiana’s Ian Finnerty is probably the best bet, after going 49.60 on his 100 breast split last night.
Indiana’s Vini Lanza is a safe enough bet to win this race. (Not that you should be gambling on swimming.)
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
Lanza won 2 of his 3 individual events to win a 3rd-straight Swimmer of the Championships award.