Last year was Georgia’s worst NCAA finish since 1983. But with no graduated scorers and a great freshman class coming in, UGA is poised to bounce back.
Michigan freshman Maggie MacNeil will look to defend her top seeds from prelims tonight in both the women’s 100 fly and 100 back tonight in Athens.
Reece Whitley swam an NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.49 in the men’s 100 breast at day 2 prelims of the UGA Invite.
Kelly Pash was part of the Carmel girls’ incredible 31st straight IHSAA team title.
Gonzalez’s time was not only the fastest time in the NCAA thus far by 2 seconds, but also the fastest time done by any swimmer this year, topping Chase Kalisz’s 3:39.45 from Winter Nationals.
Cal, Michigan, and Georgia continue to duke it out at the UGA Invite, giving swim fans a preview of what’s to come at the NCAA Championships.
As announced by the University of Georgia, Portia Del Rio Brown of Broadview Heights, Ohio, has signed a NLI to swim with the Bulldogs as part of the Class of 2022.
You’ll never guess who we ranked #1… Ok, you might. But there are a few interesting offseason shake-ups, including one team outside the top 10 last year bringing in two impact transfers to surge towards the top 5.
Top-ranked newcomer Courtney Harnish will be a huge part of UGA’s move to fight back after losing a lot of NCAA points from graduations.
Courtney Harnish is going to give Georgia some enticing options with NCAA scoring-worthy times in multiple events.
Veronica Burchill is a top sprint flyer/freestyler with the Dawgs next season, joined by sister Sammie Burchill this year.
Reece Whitley has been named a NISCA High School All-American.
Georgia commit Sammie Burchill set an Indiana state record in the 200 IM yesterday to lead Carmel to its 31st-straight state title, more than any other high school athletic team in the country.
Though Carmel should play the dominant team in tonight’s Indiana High School State finals, Emily Weiss (pictured) of Yorktown pulled off a swim in prelims yesterday that suggests she may threaten Lilly King’s high school record.
Watch Reece Whitley win the 400 IM and 100 breast, along with all the other championship finals, from Day Three of the 2016 U.S. Winter Junior Championships-East in Columbus, Ohio.