The 2016 NCAA Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships are a wrap from Atlanta, Georgia, and in totality, the meet will go down in history as one of the three most memorable NCAA Championships ever.
The Texas Longhorns came away as the eventual champions, beating out the Cal Golden Bears for a second-consecutive title.
For as much excitement as there was in the actual competition pool over the last two weeks, the drama and the storylines being talked about outside of the pool were amplified even bigger in an Olympic year, where every stroke carried some significance upon what will happen in Omaha and Rio later this year.
Above, Coleman Hodges has compiled the top 25 quotes from the 2016 NCAA Championships into two-and-a-half minute video that captures the excitement, the chagrin, the almost incredulous chillosity that is the NCAA Championships.
To see the longer cuts of the interviews, check out our 2016 Men’s NCAA Division I Championships channel here, sponsored by FINIS.