Georgia’s Brittany MacLean (pictured) and Hali Flickinger could each win their third individual title of the 2016 SEC meet as Georgia aims to track down Texas A&M and Tennessee on the final night of action.
Junior Anton McKee is the top 200 breast qualifier for the Alabama men, who are tied with Auburn at 5 A finalists apiece after this morning’s session.
Tennessee’s Faith Johnson anchored the Volunteers’ 200 medley relay to the first swimming victory of the 2016 SEC Championships.
Having won a combined 23 SEC swimming and diving championships, Auburn’s men’s and women’s teams are in Columbia, Mo., for the 2016 Championships this week, which run Tuesday through Saturday at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
The Texas Longhorns showed off their dominance in a dual meet with the visiting Auburn Tigers in Austin, Texas Thursday night. The Texas men posted a 156-136 in an exciting battle against the Tigers. The Longhorn women held a commanding lead to reach a 171-121 win over Auburn, sweeping the events
Hali Flickinger’s turned in two of many nationally-ranking swims from this morning’s prelims.
Italian butterflier Paolo Ricci, shown here with Luis Martinez and Coach Brett Hawke, has given a verbal commitment to swim for Auburn University in 2016.
Junior Kyle Darmody will lead the Tigers into battle this season
Ziv Kalontarov, who won a gold medal for Israel in the 50 free at the inaugural European Games in Baku, will swim for Auburn in the fall.
The Auburn Tigers have two immediate-impact swimmers that they expect to start for the first time this weekend against Florida.