Here what the stars, both athletes and coaches, had to say about a whirlwind week of college swimming in Indianapolis
Zheng Quah, after only swimming in a last chance meet all season to make it into NCAA’s, finished 2nd in the 200 fly in a 1:38.83
Texas won 11 events throughout the meet, tying their record-high 11 wins in a single NCAA meet, which they set at the 2001 Men’s NCAA Championships.
Clark Smith took the lead with about a 100 to go, and held on to the lead, touching in 14:22.41 and setting a new US Open, American, and NCAA record
Another race, another record. Like we said, Will Licon appeared to be on cruise control this morning and primed for a record tonight
Joe Schooling reveals why he swam poorly in the prelim 200 fly. Senior Jack Conger earned his first individual title in the last individual race of his NCAA career, and he did it in record fashion, setting the fourth US Open and American Record of the evening.
2017 MEN’S NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, March 22 – Saturday, March 25 IUPUI Natatorium – Indianapolis, IN Prelims 10AM/Finals 6PM (Eastern Time) Defending…
Murphy’s swim made him only the 4th man in NCAA history go eight-for-eight in NCAA victories across the 100 and 200 of any one stroke
Dylan Carter and Indiana’s Blake Pieroni ended the 200 with a tie for second. Both men were 1:31.16, tying for the 5th-fastest performance all-time.
star 200 breaststroker Will Licon showed his endurance with a 26.80 back-half to pick up the win
Haas swam a tactically sound race, taking over the lead through the middle of the race and pushing in to a 1:30.65 win.
Cal’s Ryan Murphy completed his first four-peat, winning his fourth-straight NCAA title in the event with a 43.99.
Dressel went 43.58, becoming the second man ever under 44 seconds
Georgia’s Chase Kalisz emphatically announced his return to the NCAA, jumping back to the top of the 400 IM with a new American, NCAA and U.S. Open record of 3:33.42
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