The favorite heading into the meet, Indiana’s Ian Finnerty, is the only man to have broken 51 so far this season.
Caeleb Dressel and the Florida Gators come in as the top seed in the 200 medley relay.
Caeleb Dressel will look for more history tonight in the final of the men’s 100 breast.
The fastest splits in each of the strokes on night 1 of the first week of Division 1 conference meets.
Dressel got the ball rolling with an 18.91 free split on the 200 medley relay and later won the individual 50 free in 19.41, just out-touching Tennessee’s Kyle Decoursey (19.48).
Stevens also went 52.91 to win the 100 breast.
Caroline Baldwin went 47.14 yesterday in the 100 free at the Tennessee Invite, ranking her second in the NCAA behind only Mallory Comerford.
2017 TENNESSEE INVITATIONAL Thursday, November 30th – Saturday, December 2nd Allan Jones Aquatic Center Knoxville, Tennessee Prelims 10 am CT…
In the first night of competition at the 2017 Tennessee Invite, Denver’s Bailey Andison (pictured), North Carolina’s Caroline Baldwin, and Tennessee’s Erika Brown each put up swims that would have placed them in the top 8 at last year’s NCAA Championships.
Tennessee’s Micah Bohon, Erika Brown, and Tess Cieplucha led the way for the Volunteer women as they took down Louisville last Thursday.
The Tennessee men pulled off a close victory against host team Auburn. They also took down Wisconsin in the tri-meet. Auburn’s women were able to bring home wins against both Tennessee and Wisconsin.
Slovenian Peter Stevens came out on top in the men’s 50 breast three-way swim-off for 16th place.
Three swimmers will swim-off for 16th in the men’s 50 breaststroke.
Defending champion Fabian Schwingenschlogl, the first swimmer out of Mizzou to ever win an NCAA title, will have to hold off Texas breaststroke star Will Licon to defend his 100 breaststroke title.
Ryan Murphy will look to lead Cal back to the top of the podium in the 200 medley relay.