Wave 1 of the US Olympic Trials in Omaha continued today with many riveting races as swimmers battled for spots at Wave 2 next week
Secondo giorno di batterie di qualifica ad Omaha, dove è in corso la Wave I dei Trials Olimpici USA. I primi 8 delle gare del mattino
We have a shorter prelims session on day 2, featuring only the men’s and women’s 200 free, 100 breast, and 400 IM.
Houlie didn’t race individuals today, but the Tennessee breaststroke group still showed up in a big way, going 1-2-3 in both breast events.
That’s a lifetime best by .18, moving her up one spot to #10 in history, and bringing her less than a second off of the fastest time ever done (49.26).
Cole Whitsett (pictured) and Joey Tepper will join the men’s swimming and diving class of 2024 at the University of Tennessee.
Cayman Islands native Jordan Crooks is planning to join the volunteers during the 2020-2021 season. He was the 2019 CARIFTA champion in the 200 free.
It’s an SEC-heavy start to our men’s NCAA swimming recruiting class ranks, including some deep sprint classes and one elite international butterflyer.
Interestingly, Alex Walsh’s new State Record broke the former mark held by her younger sister. Gretchen’s old record was a 51.57 from last season’s TISCA.
The Walsh sisters got off to a fast start. In the 200 medley relay, Alex popped a 26.57 breast split, while Gretchen anchored in 21.20.
Gretchen Walsh has switched to the 50 and 100 frees to chase national high school records. Baylor looks to repeat 2019’s massive upset of Harpeth Hall.
Greater Philadelphia distance freestyler Jake Narvid has verbally committed to Tennessee for 2020-21.
TNAQ’s Thomas Horne has announced his verbal commitment to the hometown University of Tennessee Volunteers for the fall of 2020.
Rafael Ponce de León, a Peruvian native who attends The Bolles School, has verbally committed to swim for the University of Tennessee in the fall of 2020.
McCallie School and McCallie / GPS Aquatics freestyler Will Jackson has verbally committed to Tennessee for 2020-21.