It was a strong first night of finals for the Florida freshman on the women’s side as they won 2 of the 3 individual events. Leah Braswell knocked over a second off her 500 free time, pulling ahead of Auburn freshman Emily Hetzer (4:39.18) on the back half to win in 4:37.83.
Pumputis’s 1:44.83 from last week’s ACC/Big Ten Challenge is no more.
Florida’s Maxime Rooney is one of the anticipated big guns to compete this week at the Georgia Tech Invite.
As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….
The Gators extended their winning streak over state rival FSU on Friday as the men and women beat the Noles in dual meet action. Freshman Mabel Zavaros had a strong showing for the women, winning 3 events.
The Seminoles are set to battle Florida on Friday before playing host to Florida Southern, West Florida and North Florida.
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.