Tom Shields One of Five USA Swimming National Teamers to Assist in World’s Largest Swim Lesson on Thursday
Nic Fink, Connor Jaeger, Melanie Margalis, Emma Reaney, and Tom Shields will all be participating in the event.
Follow along for live updates from Day 3 finals of the 2015 Arena Pro Swim Series at Charlotte.
Another swimmer has been nominated for the SEC’s 2015 McWhorter Award. Vanderbilt’s Chrissy Oberg was nominated by her school for the…
Nicolas Fink (above) and Maddie Locus have been nominated for the SEC’s McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy took down Ryan Lochte’s American record in the 200 backstroke to highlight a dramatic conclusion to the men’s NCAA Championships.
With the 200 fly hype all about Texas’s duo of Jack Conger and Joe Schooling, defending champ Dylan Bosch of Michigan came out swinging in prelims, qualifying first in the event on a big morning for the Wolverines.
Cal broke an American record to open the prelims session, but Texas is powering away with the team title, courtesy of Jack Conger and the team’s absurdly loaded butterfly group.
Alabama is a bit of a surprise as the #1 incoming seed, but put together four really solid legs on this relay. They’ll have to fight off defending champs Cal and a host of other schools to stay on top, though.
American record-holder David Nolan, a Stanford Cardinal, has the fastest time in this year’s 200 IM field by over a second, but five other swimmers who return from last year’s A-final will be looking to deny him his second NCAA title in this event.
Conger is now the only swimmer other than the most decorated Olympian of all time, Michael Phelps, to go under 1:40 in both the 200 yard fly and the 200 yard backstroke. He can swim it all, and the decision to swim the 200 fly at NCAAs still hasn’t been made.
Georgia’s Nicole Vernon shot from from 45th in the nation to 19th with a huge 400 IM that should guarantee her an NCAA invite.
Alabama’s Kristian Gkolomeev moves up to #1 in the NCAA with his blazing 41.68 to win the SEC 100 free championship.
Caeleb Dressel hit a new lifetime-best and broke the 17-18 National Age Group record to lead the 100 freestylers on day 5.
Georgia’s Nic Fink has now won the 100 breaststroke SEC title four times in a row. 4 times….4x….1-2-3-4
The Georgia women still have a sizable lead after Day 4 of the 2015 SEC Championships, while on the men’s side the Florida Gators men are being stalked by the Bulldogs.