On night one of the 2021 Longhorn Elite Invite, Carson Foster hit another PB in the 400 IM at 4:11.13 while Katie Ledecky caught Simone Manuel in the 100 FR.
During day one prelims, Carson Foster became the No. 8 all-time American in the 400 IM while backstroker Shaine Casas moved to No. 18 all-time in the 100 fly.
Regan Smith is scheduled to take on a daunting 200 back/100 fly double on Day 3 of the Indianapolis Pro Swim.
Virginia freshman Matt Brownstead was named the Virginia Sports Information Directors Association (VaSID) Swimmer of the Year.
Madden was voted the ACC Women’s Swimmer of the Year for the second consecutive season, while Albiero was selected as the Men’s Swimmer of the Year.
The current junior group has a heated battle for top scorer. Kieran Smith leads scoring, but Shaine Casas leads with 3 individual NCAA titles.
Carson Foster or Luca Urlando? It was an agonizing choice for #1 recruit. But after one year… it’s Destin Lasco leading individual scoring.
Will Hayon, an Olympic Trials qualifier in the 100 fly, will take his talents to Virginia Tech beginning in the 2022-23 school year.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
There have now been 28 sub-45 second performances in the men’s 100 fly during the 2020-2021 NCAA season.
Louisville senior Nick Albiero set a Louisville school record, and tied the ACC record, with his 44.32 performance in the 100 fly tonight.
We’re continuing to see some fast swimming at the 2021 NCAA Championships, with today’s A-final qualifying times faster in 3 of 5 events than in 2019.
In the prelims of the 100 fly, Cal’s Ryan Hoffer became 5th fastest performer in history, while top seed Youssef Ramadan of Virginia Tech was disqualified.
On the slate tonight will be the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay. Cal holds the top seeds in two events.