Cody Miller heads into the final night of finals in Bloomington as the top seed in the men’s 200 breaststroke.
Olympic icon Katie Ledecky leads the 400 free late in the meet, while Nathan Adrian will hold the top incoming seed in the 100 free in his first swim since surgery and a testicular cancer diagnosis earlier this season.
An updated set of psych sheets have dropped for this week’s Bloomington Pro Swim Series, with Olympian Melanie Margalis dropping off the ticket. Margalis was entered both in Bloomington and at the Atlanta Classic happening the same weekend, so her absence on the new psychs all but confirms she’ll be swimming Atlanta instead.
The Crimson Tide celebrated a season which included a top-10 NCAA finish for the men, a top-35 finish for the women and a combined nine men and women earning All-America honors.
A total of 705 student-athletes were named to the 2018-19 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll, including 149 men and 232 women swimmers and divers.
The Southeastern Conference announced its annual men’s and women’s swimming & diving awards to cap the 2018-19 season.
Our recruiting class ranks for the current crop of graduating seniors, all the way back in 2015: #1 Texas, #2 Cal, #3 USC. How did those classes (and the rest of our top 12) turn out after four years? And what would a revised top 12 list look like? We have the answers – and the data – here.
Robert Howard of the Alabama men’s swimming and diving team and Emma Welch of the Crimson Tide soccer team have been nominated for the Southeastern Conference H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Postgraduate Scholarship by The University of Alabama.
This year was all about 2nd chances for 1st times
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the prelims excitement on the final day of competition.
Cal’s Andrew Seliskar has always been a versatile force to be reckoned with, but until 2 days ago, he had never won an individual NCAA title.
Robert Howard surged home with a clutch 18.22 anchor leg to seal the win for Bama in the 200 Medley relay
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Friday night emotion.
The Alabama Crimson Tide broke the Texas pool record tonight in the 200 medley relay, one of three pool records set today.
Cal had a huge morning, with top qualifying spots in 3 of 5 swimming events. That includes Andrew Seliskar, searching for his first-ever individual NCAA title after becoming the fifth man ever under 1:40 in the 200 IM this morning.