Lilly King took the American record in the 50 breast for the second time in two days with 28.92 tonight with the seventh-fastest swim in history.
Ali DeLoof led off the world record American 200 medley relay team with an American record 26.12 50 back to take down Olivia Smoliga’s previous mark of 26.13.
Ali Deloof blazed her way to a time of 56.40 this morning in the women’s 100 back prelims, making her the 4th fastest American ever.
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Smoliga, the reigning NCAA champ, ripped a 21.58 for the victory in the 50 freestyle.
Baker and Bilquist traded blows through the first portion of the race, with Baker taking the early lead at the 100, but Bilquist fighting back for the edge at the 150. In the end, Baker had a breakthrough, roaring to a 1:49.83 victory ahead of Bilquist’s 1:50.06.
Cal freshman Abbey Weitzeil blasted a 47.22 to top 100 free prelims on the way to an NCAA ‘A’ cut and the fastest time in the NCAA this year.
On the women’s side, Cal’s Noemie Thomas was arguably the most impressive swimmer of the evening. Thomas blasted a 50.67 in the 100 fly to lead a 1-2 finish with teammate Farida Osman (51.20).
The big story in the 100 breast was Florida State’s Natalie Pierce picking up an NCAA ‘A’ time with her 58.25, which sits as the 2nd fastest time in the NCAA this season behind only Olympic champ Lilly King.
Kalisz was just hundredths shy of his personal best time in the 200 IM tonight, taking down a stacked field with his winning time of 1:41.26.
Day 1 prelims of the 2016 Georgia Fall Invitational is in the books, and we have a huge battle set up for finals of the men’s 200 IM.
The men’s 400 IM could potentially be one of the best races of the meet, as Chase Kalisz, the Olympic silver medalist, and Georgia teammate Jay Litherland, an Olympic finalist, will be going head to head.
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The No. 2-ranked Lady Bulldogs and No. 6-ranked Bulldogs pulled out victories against the No. 18-ranked Tiger women and No. 23-ranked Tiger men today in Missouri