The fields across all events remain in tact headed into day 2 finals of the 2016 Short Course World Championships, but still some familiar faces are missing.
After an eventful night one at the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials, more of America’s big stars will step up to the blocks for their first races including Missy Franklin, Natalie Coughlin, and Katie Ledecky.
SwimMAC Elite’s Ryan Lochte leads the loaded field of men’s 200m freestyle headed for battle in Omaha.
See the controversial 200 free finish at French Elite Nationals down below.
Tim Binning, SwimSwam’s chief photographer for Men’s NCAAs, got us one heck of haul for this morning’s photo vault. Check out the images for some insight into team warm-ups, mid-stroke shots, and team cheering.
Texas took down the NCAA, American, and U.S. Open records with 6:08.03 to win the event.
The Texas men ended up with the win in the first relay on last year’s schedule because of a NC State DQ, and the two teams should go 1-2 again in the first event of this year’s NCAA championships: the 800 free relay.
Texas junior Clark Smith will return to the 500 freestyle as the defending NCAA champion. Smith, who won the event in 4:09.72, is the heavy favorite to win the 500 again this year. He’s already been faster than that this season, posting a 4:08.82 at Texas Invite.
Michigan’s Anders Nielsen was oh-so-close to a title last year– he might have what it takes to take it all this season.
Sam Perry leads a Stanford team that holds a solid lead over USC heading into the final night of action at the 2016 Pac 12 Men’s Championships.
It’s the final day of action at the men’s Pac-12 Championships in Federal Way, Washington. Headed into today’s prelims, Stanford holds the lead with 552 points. USC sits in 2nd with 477, and Cal is a close 3rd with 430.
Live Recap of the day 2 finals at the Men’s Pac-12 Championships.
Video courtesy: Pac-12 Networks 2016 MEN’S PAC-12 CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 2nd- Saturday, March 5th Prelims 11AM | Finals 6PM (Pacific…
Stanford holds the team lead as we head into day 3 prelims, 46 points ahead of USC. Today we’ll see the 100s fly, back, and breast, as well as the 400 IM and 200 free.
It’s night 2 of the 2016 men’s Pac-12 Championships and tonight we’ll see the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 200 free relays. USC is the current leader, but Stanford is in position to make a charge for the lead.