Among this year’s award recipients was NCAA champion Mallory Comerford, who put on a stunning performance at the NCAA championships to tie Katie Ledecky for the 200 free title.
On the men’s side, NCAA champion Kristian Gkolomeev won all 3 rounds, blazing to a 22.03 to dethrone last year’s champion Josh Schneider, who took 2nd followed by Joao De Lucca and Michael Andrew.
Swimmers will be racing in elimination-style format, competing in prelims, semifinals, and finals of a 50 meter free within 1 hour.
In an April packed with major national championship meets, Great Britain ended the month with a bang. And no British squad was more successful at the British Championships than the crew training out of Loughboro University.
Retroactively, it’s Will Licon and the Texas Longhorns who had the best recruiting class back in 2013. Where did they rank and how did the other classes in the top 12 fare over four years?
In just two years since the NCAA moved the 800 free relay to a stand-alone Wednesday night event, we’ve seen eight different relays surpass what was previously the fastest time in history.
Tonight’s action will feature a battle between ACC Record holder Hennessey Stuart and Championship Record holder Grigory Tarasevich in the 200 back, but Robert Owen may also challenge for the title in that event.
NC State and Louisville battled for the gold, with just .12 separating them at the finish. During the entire duration of the race, they were never separated by more than 3 tenths of a second.
The 500 free will feature a battle between 2 Olympic distance swimmers, Louisville’s Marcelo Acosta and NC State’s Anton Ipsen, who will be chasing Matt McLean’s Meet Record from 2009.
The 2017 Men’s ACC Championships kick off today at the McAuley Aquatic Center in Atlanta, GA. Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.
The biggest difference maker came on the backstroke leg, as freshman Coleman Stewart blazed his way to a 20.97 to give them the early lead.
Trevor Carroll threw down a winning triple for the Cardinals, starting with the 200 free, which he won in a quick 1:36.67.
Both the Louisville men’s and women’s teams continue to record NCAA A-cut times on Day Three of the Louisville Invitational in the 400 free relay.
Tarasevich won the 100 back by over 4 seconds, surging to a 45.82 ahead of teammate Aaron Greene, who finished 2nd in 50.21.
The Wolverines secured the tripleheader victory by picking up their 2nd session win on Saturday morning, and finished off the meet by winning the 3rd session for a sweep over the Cardinals.