The Florida Gators put on a clinic during the opening preliminary session of men’s SECs, putting nine men into ‘A’ finals in just three events.
Shaine Casas enters Day 2 of the Men’s SEC Championships looking to defend his conference title in the 200 IM.
Florida’s hopes of defending its title in the 800 free relay hinge on Kieran Smith, who swam one of the fastest 200s ever leading off at the 2020 SECs.
NCAA record-holder Kieran Smith of Florida won three events on Saturday as the Gators swept the Auburn Tigers to close the regular season.
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.
Khader Baqlah returned to the top of the SEC podium in the 200 free as the Florida Gators earned their 8th-straight title.
Florida’s Sherridon Dressel, the 2019 bronze medalist, will battle with Asia Seidt (Kentucky) and Meet Record holder Rhyan White (Alabama) in the 100 back.
Georgia’s Camden Murphy, the 2019 bronze medalist, headlines the men’s 100 fly final at the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
Erika Brown (Tennessee) is chasing her 3rd-straight title in the 100 fly and will look to take down her own SEC Record, which she set in 2018 and tied in 2019
Shaine Casas will race for the SEC title in the 200 IM final as the Texas A&M men fight to stay on top of the day 2 rankings.
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
Kieran Smith and Khader Baqlah return for the Gators’ 800 free relay after their team set the SEC Meet Record to win the title last season.
The Gators will compete with the Volunteers in their last dual before the 2020 SEC Championships next month.
Florida sophomore Kieran Smith doubled up for the Gators, including a 1:34.0 victory in the 200 free that’s the top time in the country so far this season.