Courtney Harnish swept the 200, 500 and 1000 freestyle events for the second straight dual meet as the Georgia Bulldogs swept South Carolina at home.
Georgia took a bit hit with the loss of Gunnar Bentz and Jay Litherland, but a solid returning core plus one of the most intriguing prospects in the freshman class should keep the Bulldogs in the hunt for a top ten finish come NCAAs.
Louisville’s Alina Kendzior was on the 100 back bubble with a 52.48 from ACCs, but dropped down to a 52.16 at the TN Last Chance Meet to secure her spot further. She went on to score at NCAAs with a sub-52 performance.
Brown has now swum lifetime bests in the 50 free 4 times in 2018 alone.
Margalis took a half second off of her season-best with this swim.
2016 U.S. Olympian Hali Flickinger swam her first 400 IM personal best since 2014 on Friday morning.
Dolan swam the 2nd-fastest time of her career in the 100 free in a limited event schedule on Sunday in Charlotte.
Townley Haas will be looking to regain his 500 free title at the NCAA Championships.
Bentz hadn’t yet earned an NCAA individual invite before Sunday’s swim.
After missing meets for the first half of the season due to a collar bone injury, Gunnar Bentz returned to competition on Saturday for the Georgia Bulldogs.
Cal, Michigan, and Georgia continue to duke it out at the UGA Invite, giving swim fans a preview of what’s to come at the NCAA Championships.
Powerhouses Cal, Michigan, and Georgia begin 3-day battle at the UGA Invite.
The Georgia swimming and diving teams will open the Southeastern Conference portion of their schedule this week at Florida.
Freshman Courtney Harnish stepped up for UGA in the first home dual meet of her career. First, she won the 200 free, coming from behind with a 26.98 on the final 50 to beat teammate Meaghan Raab (1:48.45) with a winning time of 1:47.71.
All-in-all, the Bulldogs have some weak spots, but their depth in the IMs and distance freestyles should help them significantly at SECs and NCAAs.