While the Florida Gators are officially in the lead, the Kentucky Wildcats are in the driver’s seat after swimming lights-out in this morning’s prelims.
UGA senior Courtney Harnish is out of the 100 free to focus on improving upon her 3rd place finish in the 200 fly from last year.
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.
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 are guaranteed to have 5 swimmers from the early mile heats score, and that’s without including their 3 swimmers in finals.
Adam Zapatka, a 17-year-old out of Charter Oaks Aquatics dropped 10.5 seconds on his way to winning the men’s 1500.
Former Florida State verbal commit Chadé Nersicio signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Florida for 2019-20.
The University of Florida women’s swimming & diving team signed six swimmers to the 2019-20 recruiting class, announced by head coach Jeff Poppell.
James Plage, a 15 year old from Aquabears, dropped 25 seconds to win the men’s 1500.
Ria Malhotra of Bolles School Sharks and Allen D. Nease High School in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida has verbally committed to the Florida Gators for 2019-20.
Tylor Mathieu from Rocky Hill High School and Blue Devil Swim Club has verbally committed to the University of Florida for 2019-20.