Giles Smith posted his first Pro Swim Series win since 2015 and a lifetime unshaved best time on Saturday in Knoxville, Tennessee.
His biggest impact came in the 200 free relay, where he split 19.08 on the third leg as Alabama won the 2019 SEC title in 1:15.43.
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.
Tonight’s session will be brief with only 5 races: the 400 IM (men’s and women’s), 100 fly (men’s and women’s), and the women’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.
Was it ever really a question? With two older brothers having donned the Crimson Tide uniform, was there any doubt where Dynamo Swim Club’s Cam Auerbach would wind up?
OSU’s Ruslan Gaziev took two individual wins, was clutch on relays, and secured an NCAA ‘B’ cut in an impressive SCY and NCAA debut for the Canadian freshman.
Luke Kaliszak is key to a lot of Alabama relays in 2018, coming off a season in which he rose into elite sprint backstroke company.
Claire Tuggle dropped almost 3 seconds from her old best time.
The University of Alabama announced the addition of five women and one man to their incoming roster for 2017-18 yesterday, bringing the total of incoming athletes to 28 (14 men and 14 women).
Max Kennedy-Till from Newmarket, New Zealand, will swim for the Crimson Tide in the fall.
Reece Whitley and Margaret Aroesty look to add another title to their slate at the 2017 NCSA Junior Nationals in the 200 IM.
Reece Whitley continues a strong performance at 2017 NCSA Juniors heading into finals as top seed in the 200 IM on final day in Orlando, Florida.
The Arizona commit was the runner-up in the 200 IM and 500 free last year, and will swim both this weekend with his eyes set on the 200 IM state record.
The Alabama Crimson Tide have picked up the second Auerbach brother, Cade, from Johns Creek, Georgia.