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.
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The Cal bears look to bounce back from their 3rd place finish in the 800 free relay, with Andrew Seliskar and Ryan Hoffer leading the charge with top seeds.
Fresh off the fastest relay-start 200 free in history, Townley Haas will look to defend his NCAA title in the 500 free, battling top-seeded Felix Auboeck for position this morning. The two should swim in the same prelims heat.