Many big Cal and Stanford names will be swimming at the 2019 Santa Clara International Meet.
Caeleb Dressel and Dean Farris will contest in the 100 free tonight.
Penny Oleksiak will be looking to secure her spot on the 2019 Worlds team on night two of Canadian Trials in the 100 freestyle.
It’s day two of the Canadian Swimming Trials. Five women and one man have already booked their trips to the 2019 World Championships, and more will look to join them today – including in the all-important (from a relay perspective at least) 100 frees.
Taylor Ruck was one of four Canadians to have a standout NCAAs.
Defending champ Mallory Comerford of Louisville is eyeing Missy Franklin’s record in the 200 free.
Night one features only the 800 free relay – but there’s plenty to look out for, including some key lineup choices.
After opting out of the 400 IM, Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem will swim the 200 breast. Meanwhile, the men of Mizzou and Florida will be racking up finalists in the tight race for the 2019 title.
Sydney Pickrem will look to pick up her first indiviudal title of the meet in the 400 IM, but she’ll be met by fierce competition Tess Cieplucha and a tough Florida IM group, led by freshman Vanessa Pearl.
Led by NCAA title contender (in multiple events) Erika Brown, Tennessee’s women could be on a path to their first-ever SEC title.
It’s been a really good kick off into the 2019 Pro Swim Series here in Knoxville. Strong swims by veterans…
Tess Cieplucha had a big swim in the 400 IM to achieve her NCAA ‘A’ cut for Tennessee. She came into the meet with a best time of 4:05.43 from last season, but blew that away tonight with a 4:03.81.
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).
Up until this morning, Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin held the fastest time in the NCAA with a 21.64, and only Ky-Lee Perry and Mallory Comerford had also been under 22 seconds so far.