Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are set to face off in the 100 meter freestyle after a weekend of exciting…
In a throwback to the good old days of American swimming, both Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte are entered and could go head-to-head as many as three times over the course of the weekend.
Micah Lawrence (featured image): “I’m so honored to be joining my training partners as part of Team Speedo. Ryan and Cullen have shown me what can be achieved with the brand’s backing, and I’m excited to be on board.”
The Santa Clara Grand Prix is the next stop on the Michael Phelps comeback tour, and will also be the 2014 Grand Prix series debut for Missy Franklin.
Geogia’s Shannon Creeland has been named the 2014 McWhorter Scholarship winner in the SEC.
Swimming news is courtesy of USA Swimming: Nine members of the USA Swimming National Team will visit the Novant Hemby…
Four Swimmers, Including Two Georgia Bulldogs, Nominated for SEC’s McWhorter Post-Graduate Scholarship
Four swimmers, including Olympian Andrew Gemmell, have been nominated for the prestigious McWhorter Scholarship.
Leave it to the University of Georgia Diving Coach Dan Laak to do a graceful victory celebration dive at the 2014 Women’s NCAA DI Swimming & Diving Championships.
Missy Franklin, one of the greatest female athletes on the planet, set Minneapolis on fire with a blistering new NCAA Record, American Record, U.S. Open Record, and fastest of all-time swim in the 200 yard free, posting a 1:40.31 to win.
Missy Franklin: ““I think for everyone on the team, when we put the California cap on there is so much more meaning behind it than just putting on a regular cap. For me, it is very similar to having an American flag on my cap.”
Missy Franklin is a scary sight for opposing teams in this relay, but Georgia has their own dominant line-up, led by Shannon Vreeland, to help counter Cal’s Bears.
Three of the top contenders will look to star freshmen to power their programs to the top of the podium at the final event of the NCAA Championships.
The finals of the 200 freestyle this weekend could feature the key legs from the big stage 800 freestyle relay legs from the Olympics and World Championships.
It’s a star-studded event, the top six or seven coming in with practically interchangeable seed times. We give the nod to Cal’s Missy Franklin, on whom the Bears will be counting for big points in this event. Somehow we expect that will make her even better.
Half of the top eight in the 100 free are freshmen, the entire top eight is seated under 48.00, which makes for one very fast event.