After two years without breaking 1:00, Popov smashed through the 59.0 barrier for the first time in her life with a huge swim this morning in the 100 breast.
The Vols has 4 women under the 2017 NCAA invited time in finals with Brown (21.65), Bailey Grinter (22.08), Maddy Banic (22.15), and Stanzi Moseley (22.20).
Mallory Comerford won two individual events as the Louisville Cardinals topped Tennesee on the road.
Tennessee has one of the nation’s most loaded sprint groups (complete with dominant relays), but graduated its best backstroker and breaststroker, leaving a roster with a high ceiling but a few key question marks.
Michael Andrew and Caeleb Dressel are among the athletes competing on the final night of the 2018 Atlanta Classic.
17-year-old Penny Oleksiak split 26.70/28.43 en route to her winning time of 55.13
Tennesee’s Erika Brown recorded a 49.11 fly leg on the 400 medley relay, the fastest in history.
Caeleb Dressel will look for more history tonight in the final of the men’s 100 breast.
Both Claire Rasmus and Sydney Pickrem come in as #1 seeds on night 3 of the 2018 SEC Championships.
The first prelims session of the 2018 SEC Championships will feature world swimmer of the year Caeleb Dressel taking on the 200 IM in what should be a fascinating battle with the clock.
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Dressel got the ball rolling with an 18.91 free split on the 200 medley relay and later won the individual 50 free in 19.41, just out-touching Tennessee’s Kyle Decoursey (19.48).
Tennessee swept the swimming events, while Arkansas took both diving events in this SEC matchup.
Together, the University of Tennessee’s men’s and women’s teams rose a combined 11 spots in our post-invite Power Rankings after breakout performances at home.
Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.