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Scotland’s Hannah Miley won the 200 free and 400 IM in quick succession, making the tough double look easy on opening night in Orlando.
Arkady Vyatchanin took second in series points last year while sweeping the final 8 backstroke races of the tour. He’ll try to come back from a foot injury with his 2015 debut in Orlando.
Federica Pellegrini will get an opportunity to flex her muscles in her trademark race, the 200 freestyle. She will face plenty of competition including Hungary’s Katinka Hosszu and Sweden’s Sarah Sjoestroem along the way though.
Katie Hoff won the 200 free, putting up the 4th-fastest time by an American this season. She also took second in the 100 breast.
Michael Phelps swam to a big win, his first finals win since his comeback to competitive swimming in April, on Friday at the Charlotte Grand Prix.
With multiple swimmers doubling up in events this evening, Katinka Hosszu dominated in winning fashion.
2014 Charlotte Grand Prix: Hosszu with two top seeds, Kalisz vs Clary in 400 IM set up after day 2 prelims
Michael Phelps took the second seed in the 100 fly on Friday morning, and will be fresher at night after scratching the 200 free, where he finished 8th.
Florida State’s Tiffany Oliver closed out her collegiate swimming career as one of three Seminole MVPs – but this won’t be her last hurrah with the school.
American record-setter Emma Reaney was named ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Year today, joining Florida State’s Pavel Sankovich (the men’s award-winner) atop the list of ACC accolades.
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz smashed one of the most impressive American records on the books with a 3:34.50 in the 400 IM that won him his second NCAA title in the event.
USC’s Cristian Quintero is one of a bunch of men in hot pursuit of the 200 free title – Quintero cruised to a prelims heat win after taking the 500 free last night.
Kyle Whitaker, the top seed in the men’s 200 IM, is looking to make an early statement for the defending champion Michigan Wolverines.
Mitch Bowmile is back with his weekly roundup of swimming competition. This week, Mitch tackles the college conference championships that happened across the country last weekend including the men’s ACCs, men’s Big Tens and women’s Pac-12s.
Virginia Tech looks today to distance themselves in the team standings, as they sit first over NC State.