Florida’s Caeleb Dressel has once again made history.
That split marked Dressel’s 6th time breaking 18 on a relay.
We hadn’t even seen the last heat of the 800 free relay yet, but heads were already turning after Harvard’s Dean Farris blasted a 1:30.5 split on the 2nd leg in heat 2.
The 4 fastest men in history, led by Townley Haas in the all-time rankings, will face off at the Men’s NCAA Championships.
The 2018 NCAA Championships should culminate in duel between NC State and Texas that could see the 2:45 mark broken in the 400 free relay.
While NC State and Texas are 2 of the top teams battling for the title tonight, the Florida Gators are bringing in a team that could be hard to beat.
The NC State Wolfpack will look to finally reach the top of the podium in the 200 free relay.
Last season, the crowd was on its feet as Florida’s Caeleb Dressel came as close as he could possibly get to becoming the first man ever to break 40 in the 100 yard freestyle.
There’s not much doubt that Caeleb Dressel will complete the four-year sweep of the 50 free this week, but a historically strong field means that some sub-19 sprinters are going to get left out of the A-final.
Tate Jackson put up a 41.42 this morning in the 100 free for a new Big 12 Conference, Texas team, and Big 12 meet record. His swim was nearly a second faster than his previous personal best.
American Record holder Caeleb Dressel will be chasing his own record in the 100 free with a shot at going 3-for-3 in American Records in his individual events here.
The final preliminary session of the 2018 SEC Championships will feature the men’s and women’s 200 back, 100 free and 200 breast.
Both Claire Rasmus and Sydney Pickrem come in as #1 seeds on night 3 of the 2018 SEC Championships.
Auburn’s Zach Apple made waves tonight, touching just .15 shy of his lifetime best to clip Tennessee’s Kyle Decoursey and Alabama’s Robert Howard for the gold