Hitchcock is the fastest 200 IMer in the boys’ class of 2024 and is within striking distance in the 200 fly and 400 IM.
Rising junior Luca Urlando (above) dominated butterfly and IM events for Georgia last season. He also crushed the NCAA 100 back record on a relay lead-off.
Stefanie Williams Moreno and Neil Versfeld know that replacing a living legend like 43-year Georgia coach Jack Bauerle is no easy task.
The news comes after the retirement of longtime head coach Jack Bauerle, who has been the head women’s coach at Georgia since 1979.
Bauerle retires as the longest-tenured coach ever at the University of Georgia, having been the head coach of the women’s team for the past 43 seasons.
The Georgia Bulldogs had their second-highest finish in program history at last year’s NCAA Championship meet, but the graduation of two key pieces will force some creativity to maintain that spot this year.
South African National Champion Matthew Sates is one of the first few swimmers to announce a verbal commitment as part of the incoming college class of 2026.
At the time, no man had been under 1:50 in the 200 breast. Only one had ever broken 1:51. To go 1:49 was considered nearly impossible. 1:48 shocked the world.
2009 NCAA Champion Neil Versfeld takes over for Harvey Humphries as Georgia’s associate head coach after 4 years at Georgia Tech.
54.78 100-yard breaststroker Thomas Strother has committed to join teammate Zach Hils as part of Georgia’s Class of 2023.
Georgia Tech Swimming & Diving head coach Courtney Shealy Hart has announced the addition of NCAA Champion Neil Versfeld as assistant coach.
Roland Schoeman is among the members of the South African and Chinese teams that were announced today for the mega-money SuperSport Series that will be held in Perth in January.
Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures
What it seemed should bang, ended up a fizzle. Louw won, but not much more excitement than that. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)