The 100 back includes World Record holder and Olympic champion Ryan Murphy, 100 back Olympic champ Matt Grevers, Worlds 50 backstroker Justin Ress, Olympic backstroker Jacob Pebley, and Harvard standout Dean Farris in his first ever long course nationals final.
Defending national champion Zane Grothe leads 5 qualifiers with sub-3:50s in the final of the men’s 400 free.
Regan Smith and Olympic medalist Kathleen Baker will go up against a stacked 100 back field after tying for the 200 back win.
Ryan Murphy will go for the backstroke sweep on day 4 of the 2018 Phillips 66 Nationals Championships.
Michael Andrew has already qualified for Worlds in the 50 fly, but he’s loaded up his schedule tonight to try and qualify for Pan Pacs and add to his Worlds schedule.
After tying her 50 fly American Record last night, Kelsi Dahlia will take on her signature 100 fly today.
19-year-old Michael Andrew, whose goal is to become the world’s fastest sprinter in all four stroke 50s, will compete in the fly, breast and back finals on Day 3 of 2018 U.S. Nationals.
“Thank God I’m not doing another meet,” Micah Sumrall neé Lawrence said when reflecting on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials. Well, turns out she swam a few more meets.
Hannis qualified for the 2016 US Olympic Team in the 200 breaststroke, but won’t swim it this week.
With no stroke 50s at Pan Pacs, U.S. Nationals will be Lilly King’s only major-meet shot this year to lower her own 50 breast world record from last summer.
This race is Lilly King’s to lose.
According to Lilly King, 2018 is her “big 200 summer.” But, will she be able to hold off stiff domestic competition?
Margalis took a half second off of her season-best with this swim.
2016 U.S. Olympian Hali Flickinger swam her first 400 IM personal best since 2014 on Friday morning.