After tying in the 100 butterfly yesterday morning, Michael Andrew will be right next to Michael Phelps in the 100 backstroke. Phelps is entered with a 53.76 and Andrew is entered with a 54.74.
The biggest stars of the meet are all still swimming, but there are a handful of big names not in this morning’s heat sheet
France’s Yannick Agnel indeed made his return to the pool this morning, making the men’s 100m freestyle final in Doha.
The Indiana University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will host Kentucky, North Carolina and Tennessee in a quad meet on Friday afternoon at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind.
Among those included were current and former IU team members along with athletes that are currently training with the Indiana coaches in preparation for the 2016 Olympics.
Michael Phelps will contest his fourth final –the 200m breast– on Day Five of 2015 U.S. National Championships in San Antonio, Texas.
After winning the World Championship title in the 10km Open Water event in Kazan, Jordan Wilimovsky will look for a US National title tonight in the 1500
If he hadn’t already done it with his 200 fly, Michael Phelps fired the shot heard around the world last night with a 50.45 in the men’s 100 fly. His journey back to the top continues today with the 200 I.M.
Zane Grothe, national champion in the men’s 400 meter freestyle.
Maxime Rooney didn’t just go a best time in the 200 free. He didn’t just set a new junior world record. He became a national champion at 17 years old.
On Friday morning at U.S. Nationals, we’ll get our first look at Michael Phelps, who will swim the 200 fly prelims as the 8th seed. He’ll have to take on Jack Conger, the American record holder in yards, in his heat.
Zane Grothe was the first swimmer off the blocks, and maintained that lead all the way through the race, winning with a time of 3:45.98.
Will Licon, the University of Texas rising junior who won the men’s 400y IM at 2015 NCAAs, has scratched the 400m IM final on Day One of U.S. Nationals.
California Aquatics’ Caitlin Leverenz is top seed in the women’s 200m IM on the first day of competition at U.S. Nationals in San Antonio, Texas. Follow the action here.
Natalie Grothe, Nevada breaststroker and sister to Auburn grad Zane Grothe, will swim for the Colorado State Rams next season in a late commitment announced by the team today.