It’s a dead heat at the top of our men’s rankings. Ryan Hoffer and Cal hold top time in the nation in 4 relays. But after a stellar Texas Invite, did the three-time defending champs run them down for the top spot?
Katie Ledecky and Mallory Comerford are tied for most NCAA ‘A’ cuts with 4 each.
Per the request of some of our commenters, we’ve gone through and scored out how the men’s NCAA team battle would go based on the midseason rankings.
We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand.
Through the first round of mid-season college invites, there has been 40 individual NCAA ‘A’ cuts achieved, as well as 41 relay ‘A’ cuts.
Switkowski won two individual events and was a part of two winning relays as No. 3 Florida won the Purdue Invitational over No. 1 Indiana and No. 22 North Carolina.
Alabama’s Robert Howard became the first man to go sub-42 in the 100 free this season at the Georgia Tech Invite.
Alabama’s Luke Kaliszak threw down a 45.85 100 back at the Georgia Tech Invite.
South Carolina’s Fynn Minuth was victorious in the 500 free on day 1 of the Georgia Tech Invite.
On Friday, the Tide traveled to SEC and in-state rival Auburn for dual meet action. The women were victorious, giving them their first dual meet victory over Auburn since 1996. On the men’s side, however, Auburn prevailed.
Florida’s Ben Lawless, a 2016 NCAA scorer in the mile, led the way with 2 individual wins.
Alabama swimming and diving travels to Auburn to take on the Tigers Friday, marking the Crimson Tide’s second meet in three days.
Luke Kaliszak is key to a lot of Alabama relays in 2018, coming off a season in which he rose into elite sprint backstroke company.
Check out all the day 1 action here, including Ashley Twichell’s victory in the 800 free.