The 2021 Georgia Tech invite wraps up tonight with five individual events for both men and women, plus the always-exciting 400 free relays.
Ferraro’s swim was a best time and the top mark in the nation so far this season, bettering Danny Kovac’s 1:40.78 from Friday night.
The second night of racing at the Georgia Tech invite should feature plenty of great races, including Luca Urlando’s finals debut after missing yesterday.
Smith raced the 400 IM, 100 fly (exhibition) and 100 back. He entered 10 individual events this week, and so far, has only sat out of the 200 free.
Kieran Smith won two individual events and two relays, and the Bulldog women won four out of five events, on the first night of the 2021 GT Invite.
UGA freshman Abigail McCulloh was among the other top swimmers of the morning session, going 4:41.72 in the 500 free.
Kate Douglass and the Virginia Cavaliers continue to hold down the top spot in the November edition of our women’s NCAA power rankings.
Auburn hosted SEC opponent Georgia for a men’s and women’s dual meet this past Friday, dropping both meets to the Bulldogs.
UGA sophomore Luca Urlando won three individual events with the fastest times in the nation in the Bulldogs’ dual against Florida on Friday.
Neither Bobby Finke nor Kieran Smith swam at Friday’s meet, but another Gator Olympian, volunteer assistant Katie Ledecky, swam the men’s 500 frees in their absence.
Georgia sophomore Luca Urlando (above) posted the nation-leading time in the 100 back on Saturday against South Carolina.
While bringing in 16 newcomers, the Georgia women will have to rely on a small group of key upperclassmen to take over the majority of NCAA scoring.
With sprinters Abbey Weitzeil and Olivia Smoliga stepping up, Simone Manuel needs to drop at least a second to defend her Olympic gold in Tokyo.
After winning the 100 free semifinal on Wednesday night, Caeleb Dressel scratched the 200 IM to focus on the 100 free final tonight.
Times to earn a second swim this morning were faster in 4 of 5 events than they were in 2016, and the top times were markedly faster in several races as well.