The current junior group has a heated battle for top scorer. Kieran Smith leads scoring, but Shaine Casas leads with 3 individual NCAA titles.
Ryan Murphy was one of three swimmers to win both the Olympic and NCAA titles in the same event in 2016, doing so in the men’s 100 and 200 backstroke.
With a couple days to reflect, here’s what stood out to us at the 2021 Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships last week.
Thanks to a trio of titles by junior Shaine Casas, Texas A&M became the 71st school to win an NCAA title in D1 men’s swimming & diving last week.
The University of Texas won three of the four awards given out by the CSCAA for the 2021 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving season.
It was a memorable night in Greensboro, as the Texas Longhorns won the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Championship for the15th time.
After going 3-for-3 in individual events at the 2021 NCAAs, Shaine Casas shared with SwimSwam that at one point, he did not want to come to NCAAs
Re-watch the 1650 FR, 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 BK, and 400 FR-R from the final night of the 2021 Men’s NCAAs, featuring this year’s team champion Texas.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
The final day of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships means it’s time to crown a winner in the race for a huge prize from GMX7.
While Cal fell a bit short to Texas in the overall battle, the Bears closed out the meet with their win in the 400 free relay since 2011.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas and Cal’s Destin Lasco finished 1-2 in the 200 back, moving them to #2 and #3 all-time in the event.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
The Cal Bears returned 8 up and 2 down swims Saturday morning, yet the Texas Longhorns look strong to hold onto their lead from yesterday.
The 200 breast was the only event in this morning’s prelims where it took faster times to score than it has in previous years.