The Florida elite group along with several big names training in the Bay Area will clash for some great racing at the George F. Haines International Swim Center.
Grand’s arrival will coincide with the transfer of U.S. National Teamer Zach Apple, who trained under Grand at Auburn but will join Indiana for his senior season.
Michael Andrew dropped a best time of 21.73 in the 50 free at the Atlanta Classic.
Jacob Pebley is the top seed in the men’s 200 back field by a wide margin in Indianapolis.
Indiana’s Blake Pieroni was a tick off his morning swim for 2nd in 49.13, and Justin Ress managed to close better than his teammate Ryan Held to take 3rd in 49.18 to Held’s 4th place 49.54
Simone Manuel will battle a stacked field tonight in the women’s 100 freestyle in Indianapolis.
Nathan Adrian will swim his signature 100 freestyle on day 2 of the Indianapolis Pro Series.
Olympians and top college stars are listed on the psych sheet for next week’s Indianapolis stop of the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series.
World Champs team member and 13-time NCAA All-American Zach Apple will transfer to Indiana University for his final year of collegiate eligibility after three at Auburn.
Auburn University is expected to name current NC State associate head coach Gary Taylor as the Tigers’ new head coach, according to sources close to the program
NC State will likely move in Coleman Stewart on their 400 free relay after going the fastest time in history in the prelims.
Indiana leads a brutally-close team battle, and also has several event title contenders tonight: among them Ian Finnerty (pictured) in the 100 breast and Blake Pieroni in the 200 free.
The 200 free final at the 2018 Men’s NCAA Championships was much anticipated after Indiana’s Blake Pieroni cracked the 1:30 barrier in the 800 free relay. But tonight, Haas reclaimed the record, winning the title in 1:29.50. That took nearly a full second off his best time.
Friday night will feature finals for the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.
Five teams are within 16 and a half points of one another for the NCAA crown at the moment, with today’s meet-high 7-event prelims session holding perhaps the most valuable key to securing a team championship.