Florida honored its seniors prior to a 176-74 home victory over North Florida on Wednesday.
Kieran Smith dropped to a 1:43.22 200 fly tonight to win the final and get under 1:44 for the first time, helping the Gators to win the meet of Auburn.
After swimming a PB this morning, freshman Cecilia Porter set a new Florida program record in the 100 breast, breaking 1:00 for the first time at 59.22.
Florida freshman Cecilia Porter swam the 4th-fastest 100 BR in program history at 1:00.02 while teammate Talia Bates clocked in two personal bests.
Smith was 24.2, well ahead of Dressel (25.01) in his American Record 1:38.13 and Casas (24.2) on his #3 all-time 1:38.95 from tonight in Texas.
After his bout of racing last week at the 2020 U.S. Open, Florida junior Kieran Smith swam the 2nd-fastest 500 free of his career with a 4:11.08.
The Florida women, who return 6 of their 11 individual NCAA qualifiers from last season, held their first meet of the season on Friday.
Bailey Bonnett and the Kentucky Wildcats lead the SEC in returning points, but Florida, Tennessee, and Georgia all lurk in a wide-open swimming & diving race.
Shaine Casas will race for the SEC title in the 200 IM final as the Texas A&M men fight to stay on top of the day 2 rankings.
Given his massive 4-second drop from his former individual 200 free best, it’s safe to say Smith brought his A game and will be a title threat.
Michigan keeps climbing. Maggie MacNeil and the Wolverines move up another spot and crack the top 5 in our pre-Conference Power Rankings
The Tennessee men and women swept Florida for the first time ever. Amanda Nunan set a new school record for the Volunteers.
Florida Gator freshman sprinter Talia Bates is dealing with an undisclosed injury with no timetable for return, the UF athletic department confirmed today.
Georgia’s Camden Murphy was named SEC Male Swimmer of the Week, while fellow Bulldog Courtney Harnish and Alabama’s Kensey McMahon share the women’s honors.
Anchored by a 21.88 split from freshman Talia Bates (above), the Florida women hit the NCAA automatic invite time in the women’s 200 free relay on Friday.