With the first full season finished amidst the pandemic, there are a handful of big names in the NCAA transfer portal potentially making moves for next fall.
Arkansas’ Peyton Palsha has scratched out of the 400 IM after coming into the meet seeded 15th overall.
Virginia’s Paige Madden is already the most favored to win the 200/500 FR, yet can she pull another win in the 1650 free to hit a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep?
Having gone 1-2 in the event two years ago, Brooke Forde and Paige Madden will be back next week to battle it out in their last-ever NCAA 500 freestyles.
The trio of swimmers all scratched out of the 100 breast, where they were all seeded in the top 16, for the 400 IM, where all finished in the top 6 last year.
Courtney Harnish clocked her third-straight conference title in the 500 free tonight, hitting a lifetime best 4:35.33.
Peyton Palsha (above) and Vanessa Herrmann each broke Pool Records as Arkansas won the most lopsided meet in series history over Kansas.
Ben Patton and Danny Kovac, both of whom hit new PBs in morning prelims, knocked even more from their fresh best times tonight at the Mizzou Invite.
The junior eclipses his old best of 45.29, the time he swam at the 2020 SEC Championships to take the conference title.
The Missouri men produced a 3:06.35 in the 400 medley relay, among the fastest times in the country this season, on day 2 of the Mizzou Invite.
Mizzou was dominant in the first session of racing at the 2020 Mizzou Invite, and junior Danny Kovac was only 0.06 off his lifetime best in the 200 IM.
Phoebe Bacon and Regan Smith had another showdown in the women’s 200 back, with Bacon coming out on top rather handily this time.
Regan Smith and Phoebe Bacon had a 100 back rematch from 2019 when Bacon bested Smith. Tonight Smith won, but she didn’t beat Bacon’s U.S. Open Meet Record.
Regan Smith bested Phoebe Bacon in the 200 IM, a showdown of top young backstrokers to highlight Friday morning of the Des Moines U.S. Open.
Dalu recently competed at an Italian regional championship meet in August, which is where his old best of 8:10.29 is from.