With Katie Ledecky the clear number one, Katie Grimes and Bella Sims will be among the names vying for the second spot in the women’s 800 freestyle.
The CSCAA notably awarded the 9th and 17th-place finishers in the 100, 200 and 500 free events first and second-team All-American status, respectively.
Both the 50 and 500 freestyle will take place on night 2 of the SEC Championships, along with the 200 IM and 200 freestyle relays.
Defending 500 free NCAA champion Jake Magahey comes in as the fourth seed in the 500 for this morning’s prelims in Knoxville.
The SEC Championships kicked off this morning with a time trial session and diving prelims, with the Auburn men putting up a pair of likely NCAA invite times.
Both volunteer assistants Katie Ledecky (Florida) and Zane Grothe (Auburn) raced in a 500 at the Florida-Auburn dual meet.
Class of 2022 #12 Hayden Miller swims a personal best 4:41 in the 500 free and other high school swimmers shine at TISCA Gulf Invite.
Kieran Smith won two individual events and two relays, and the Bulldog women won four out of five events, on the first night of the 2021 GT Invite.
Bobby Finke (above) won the 800 and 1500 free at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. He and Kieran Smith both picked up wins for Florida on Saturday.
Ledecky says she will train at the University Florida under Nesty to gear up for the 2024 Olympic Games.
Florida rising senior Talia Bates won all six events she swam and posted a lifetime best 50 free time of25.66, taking .07 off her previous best from 2018.
On the slate for the last finals session of the Altanta Classic are the women’s and men’s 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free.
Night two of the 2021 Atlanta Classic will feature the finals of the women’s and men’s 200 fly, 50 free, 100 back, 200 breast, and the 400 free.
2016 Olympian Olivia Smoliga holds the fastest seed time in the 100 back this morning (58.73), and she is ranked 4th in the 50 free (24.83).