The men’s 200 breast is one of the top races to watch, with Auburn’s defending SEC champ Michael Duderstadt, Missouri’s Fabian Schwingenschlogl, Alabama’s Anton McKee, and South Carolina’s Nils Wich-Glasen contending.
Florida standouts Caeleb Dressel and Maxime Rooney will take on the 100 free alongside Missouri’s Michael Chadwick, as will Georgia’s defending NCAA champ Olivia Smoliga in the women’s race.
American Record holder Caeleb Dressel swept the men’s sprints, putting up a blistering 19.21 in the 50 free and a 42.64 in the 100 free to outswim Auburn’s Peter Holoda, who took 2nd in both events.
It will be a battle of two SEC powerhouse programs when Auburn and Florida meet in the final swimming and…
It’s still a dogfight at the top, with defending champs Texas playing their cards closer to the vest, California exploding at the Georgia Invite and NC State continuing to swim good opponents very tough.
Senior Will Licon won all 3 of his individual events to help power the Longhorns to victory.
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.
Auburn’s SEC Champions Joe Patching and Michael Duderstadt swept their stroke specialties to help the Tigers to a win.
SEC champ Michael Duderstadt threw down a pair of clutch breaststroke swims to help the Auburn Tigers to victory.
The men’s meet came down to the very last race, as Auburn won the final relay by a tenth of a second to leave the score at 153-147.
The Auburn men and women opened the 2016-17 season with a victory on the road, as the Tigers were victorious over the Wisconsin Badgers in Madison on Saturday.
Auburn has won 11 straight SEC titles in the 400 free relay, but needs a better NCAA showing to improve on last year’s 10th-place finish.
László Cseh took home four gold medals in Gyor: 50 fly, 100 fly, 200fly, and 200 IM. That brings his career total to 99 national titles.
Auburn’s Peter Holoda, Alabama’s Kristian Gkolomeev, and Texas’ Brett Ringgold collectively posted a 19.18 in this morning’s 50 free and will conduct a three-way swim-off for entry in tonight’s championship final.
Caeleb Dressel will hunt down the NCAA title along with Vlad Morozov’s NCAA record in the 100 freestyle.