Both Kaii Winkler and Erica Pelaez set FHSAA state records, while Winkler also took down a NAG record previously set by Ryan Hoffer in 2014.
Florida’s Josh Liendo blasted a lifetime best time to win the 100 fly Friday night. He took .21 off his previous best time which he set at 46.01 in prelims.
Florida’s sprint sensation Josh Liendo will take on a tough 100 fly/200 free double on Day 2 of the UGA Fall Invitational.
After qualifying first into the final of the men’s 100 fly (46.01), Liendo swam the 200 free in yards for the first time, making a second final in 1:34.24.
The 1000 free saw a great race, where Florida’s Anna Auld clocked a 9:45.17 for the win, pulling ahead of teammate Hayden Miller on the back half of the race.
Follow along as SwimSwam live recaps Saturday’s dual meet matchup between the #1/9-ranked Virginia and the #11/3-ranked Florida teams.
New additions like Emma Weyant, Hayden Miller, and Caroline Pennington have the Gator women projected to improve a significant amount from the 2021-22 season.
Liendo swam his first-ever yards competition today, where he went a 19.69 50 free, 48.06 100 fly, 20.70 50 fly relay split, and 44.38 100 free relay split.
The SEC Championships kicked off this morning with a time trial session and diving prelims, with the Auburn men putting up a pair of likely NCAA invite times.
Both volunteer assistants Katie Ledecky (Florida) and Zane Grothe (Auburn) raced in a 500 at the Florida-Auburn dual meet.
The University of Florida held an intrasquad in place of their dual meet against Texas A&M that was canceled due to COVID-19.
Neither Bobby Finke nor Kieran Smith swam at Friday’s meet, but another Gator Olympian, volunteer assistant Katie Ledecky, swam the men’s 500 frees in their absence.
Bobby Finke (above) won the 800 and 1500 free at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. He and Kieran Smith both picked up wins for Florida on Saturday.
Olympians Lydia Jacoby (pictured) and Torri Huske headlined the 2021 selection to the USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Team.
The rich get richer as the reigning NCAA champions at UVA bring in a freshman class headlined by star sprinter Gretchen Walsh.