Since 2009, no team has had a bigger NCAA rise (in terms of points) than the USC Trojans.
Maxime Rooney didn’t just go a best time in the 200 free. He didn’t just set a new junior world record. He became a national champion at 17 years old.
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Thanks to Tim Binning – theswimpictures.com – for these great swimming photos.
With Cesar Cielo leaving the FINA World Championships prematurely due to injury, the door is wide open for a number of swimmers to capitalize on his absence from the 50 free.
Winning the team’s third gold medal of the day, the United States’ relay combined to win the men’s 4×200 freestyle relay with a 7:10.82.
Lu Ying of China set a new WUG record with her gold medal in the 50 fly during the second night of competition this week.
Abbey Weitzeil leads a 1-2 punch of Americans coming out of heats of the 100 freestyle.
Katie McLaughlin secured a big win over a tough field in the women’s 200m freestyle final, sporting a 1:57.55 at the touch to give her the win by over a second and a half.
After a dominant showing in 2015, Texas’s young core returns as the favorite to win the 2016 national title. The ‘Horns boast the nation’s best butterfly group of all-time, led by freshman NCAA champ Joseph Schooling.
Joseph Schooling drops a 44.51 in 100 yard fly at Men’s NCAA Champs. That’s the second-fastest time in history, breaking a Texas school record held by legendary Olympian Ian Crocker.
For the second time in a week, a Pac-12 athlete has broken the hallowed 1:40 barrier in an event some though was impossible. Then: Missy Franklin in the 200 free. Now: David Nolan in the 200 IM.
The 200 freestyle opened up a little bit this season with swimmers such as Joao De Lucca, Michael Wynalda, and Frank Dyer graduating, giving Southern California senior Cristian Quintero an open run at an NCAA title.
USC’s Cristian Quintero earned one final year of eligibilty and returns to defend his 2014 NCAA title in the 500 freestyle.
Congratulations to Stanford’s David Nolan, the new American record holder and U.S. Open record holder in the men’s 200 IM (1:40.07).