Sprinter Andrej Barna’s season debut helped the Louisville men top the Wildcats by nearly 60 points, but the women’s contest came down to the final relay.
The final day of the 2019 Purdue Invite saw a pair of milers and a 200 backstroker with some big time drops to claim wins.
The Louisville women went undefeated in the pool, while Purdue’s Trent Pellini rocked a sub-52 breaststroke leg, on the second da of the Purdue Invite.
Despite the fairly similar scores, the Louisville men and women took markedly different paths to their respective victories over Notre Dame.
Alec Connolly’s relay heroics proved decisive, as the Tennessee men edged Louisville Thursday afternoon in a meet that came down to the final relay.
Sophomore Maria Sumida went 3-for-3 this afternoon as the Louisville Cardinals opened up their season with a home at home over Xavier.
The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.
While the Cardinals lose the spark plug that was Zach Harting, they return most of the core that propelled them to a program-best 5th place NCAA in 2019.
Mitchell Whyte swam an impressive 22.83 in the ‘A’ final of the 50 freestyle, which would have been good for 2nd, had it not been completely underwater
In her first sub-2:00 performance in the 200 meter freestyle, Regan Smith hit the wall first in 1:58.44, narrowly ahead of Gabby DeLoof.
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.
After being committed to Eastern Michigan before they cut their program, Mitchell Whyte found himself at Louisville, and is now a surefire NCAA qualifier
NC State has locked up their 5th-straight team title, but Louisville and Virginia face a tight race for 2nd tonight on the final day of the 2019 ACC Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships in Greensboro, NC.
Coleman Stewart will be looking to follow up his stellar day yesterday as we head into the final day of the 2019 ACC Swimming & Diving Championships.
Whyte dropped almost 2-and-a-half seconds in the 100 back and now ranks 6th nationally in the event.