Florida’s Bobby Finke, the 500 free and 400 IM bronze medalist, set the SEC Record in the mile last season and narrowly missed the NCAA Record.
The Florida women are guaranteed to have 5 swimmers from the early mile heats score, and that’s without including their 3 swimmers in finals.
Shaine Casas will race for the SEC title in the 200 IM final as the Texas A&M men fight to stay on top of the day 2 rankings.
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
The Kansas women set 3 Pool Records last weekend as they dominated Arkansas. That marks the first time the Jayhawks have beaten the Razorbacks since 2004.
Houston’s team win was fueled by a couple key events where they swept Arkansas.
The tides are turning, and we have a new #1 in our NCAA swimming & diving rankings, updated after mid-season invites across the nation.
Sarah Thompson (Mizzou) continued to have the meet of her life, shredding her previous best time on the way to winning the women’s 200 back.
Anchoring Arkansas’ 200 medley relay, Hopkin went her fastest-ever relay split over 50 yards, splitting 20.76 to become the third-best performer ever.
Arkansas senior Anna Hopkin is now the fourth-best performer ever in the 50 free, and her time of 21.19 tonight is the seventh-best performance ever.
Anna Hopkin went on to post a lifetime best in the 50 free en route to taking the top seed for tonight over Thompson and Hynes respectively.
Hopkin also won the 50 free (22.28), 100 free (48.96), and 100 fly (55.06), while Auburn had two women split 22-lows on 200 medley relay anchor legs.
Hopkin will shift her focus instead to the relays and her individual 100 free.
Xu, a Chinese native, is listed as a Senior on Kansas’ roster.
Arkansas won 14 of 16 events in their decisive victory over Houston on Friday, January 18th. Peyton Palsha, Anna Hopkin, Vanessa Herrmann, and diver Brooke Schultz led the way for the Razorbacks, each picking up multiple individual wins.