The University of Florida men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams take to the road for the Fresh From Florida Sunshine Showdown against in-state rival Florida State on Friday, Nov. 2, at 2 p.m.
Vanessa Pearl was named the SEC Freshman of the Week, earning her third honor in four weeks, while Kacper Stokowski earned the honor on the men’s side.
Mabel Zavaros put up 15 points as the Florida women defeated the Bulldogs at Georgia for the first time since 1993.
Vini Lanza swam lights out as the Indiana men cruised to comfortable victories over Texas and Florida.
The University of Florida men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams head to Austin, Texas, for a matchup against Texas and Indiana.
The SEC announced its weekly honors, including Florida swimmers Maxime Rooney, Trey Freeman and Vanessa Pearl.
Florida freshman Leah Braswell stormed to a 9:54.36 in the women’s 1000, beating out teammate Taylor Ault (sophomore), who went 10:00.38.
Alabama’s Zane Waddell won four individual events en route to swimmer of the week honors, while Florida’s Mabel Zavaros picked up six individual wins en route to women’s accolades.
Zavaros smoked the 200 fly with a 1:58.75, notching an NCAA ‘B’ cut in the process.
Primarily a butterflier, she’s incredibly versatile, and clocked wins in the 200 back (1:56.88) and 400 IM (4:16.37).
Rooney posted a very strong 47.87 100 fly win, while Mabel and Rosie Zavaros won a combined four events on the women’s side.
Rising international star Taylor Ruck headlines a dominant Stanford class atop our incoming recruiting class ranks for 2018-2019.
Leah Smith is on track to win her second consecutive national title in the women’s 400 IM.
According to Lilly King, 2018 is her “big 200 summer.” But, will she be able to hold off stiff domestic competition?
One year ago, we ranked the recruits in the high school class of 2018. Now, we look back on those rankings to factor in each swimmer’s senior season as they head into NCAA competition. (Pictured: Taylor Ruck)