Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.
In the 200 fly, we’ll see Stanford’s defending champ and NCAA Record holder Ella Eastin go up against USC’s Louise Hansson, who took down the 100 fly NCAA Record last night.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the exciting day 4 prelims action.
Hansson’s got the raw speed, but Eastin has the upper hand on the back half.
Texas A&M senior Sydney PIckrem had the opportunity to do a 200 back/200 breast double after a medical scratch in the 400 IM earlier in the meet, but has opted to focus on her title defense in the 200 breaststroke.
Live Finals of Day 4 of the SEC Championships. The Florida and Mizzou men are only separated by 11 points after last night while the Texas A&M women have a 57-point lead on the Florida women.
The Missouri and Florida men are neck-and-neck heading into the 4th day of the 2019 SEC Championships.
Led by NCAA title contender (in multiple events) Erika Brown, Tennessee’s women could be on a path to their first-ever SEC title.
Sprint start Erika Brown tripled for Tennessee helping the Volunteers take down Georgia at home.
Stanford still leads handily with unanimous #1 votes, but the trio behind them are as close as can be.
Cal freshman Reece Whitley is the top seed in the 200 breast.
Ricardo Vargas of Michigan swam the fastest time in the NCAA in the men’s 1650 on day 4 of the Georgia Invite.
Michigan freshman Maggie MacNeil will look to defend her top seeds from prelims tonight in both the women’s 100 fly and 100 back tonight in Athens.
Siobhan Haughey, who owns the top time in the NCAA in the 200 free, will be competing for Michigan this weekend at the UGA Fall Invite.
As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….