Tennessee had one of the best turnarounds of the 2021-2022 season, coming back from a 5th place finish at the 2021 SEC Championships to win the 2022 title.
Ana Marcela Cunha (above middle) won her third-straight World Championship in the women’s 5km race on Monday in Lake Lupa.
Grimes will be the only American to compete at the 2022 World Championships in the pool and on the Open Water team.
Grimes has dropped the women’s 200 back and will instead race the 200 free, having qualified eighth overall out of the prelims in both events.
After falling to third at the 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials, Regan Smith is out to reclaim her spot as the top American woman in the 200 backstroke.
After winning the event at U.S. Nationals, Katie Grimes will compete in the 7.5K at the World Junior Open Water Championships in early September.
Results from Open Water Nationals and Junior Nationals in Florida finalized the 2022 U.S. Open Water National Team and World Junior Championships rosters.
Katie Grimes is one of multiple 2021 Olympians swimming at Open Water Nationals this weekend and trying to qualify for the Worlds team.
Tennessee’s Summer Smith swam a time of 16:11.59 in the 1650 free, which ranks her 26th in the nation this season and will likely qualify her for NCAAs.
In Tennessee’s press release following the conclusion of the meet tonight, they referred to this Tennessee team as the “deepest roster in program history,”
Tennessee’s Jordan Crooks will have all eyes on him in the men’s 100 freestyle after becoming the fastest freshman in the 50 free earlier in the meet.
With a rising young core, the Tennessee women appear poised to reclaim the SEC title after winning for the first time in 2020.
Caldow shined with two individual wins and four best times as the Vols celebrated their senior class with a decisive sweep.
Georgia’s Luca Urlando swept both the butterfly the butterfly races on Saturday as the Georgia men and Tennessee women won in Athens.
Tennessee’s Allan Jones Aquatic Center will play host to the Tennessee Long Course Invite, a replacement for the cancelled Knoxville PSS.