With the pressure on, Matt Grevers delivered in the men’s 100 back final. The 2012 Olympic gold medalist came through with the win in a time of 52.71
When it was all said and done it was Tim Phillips getting to the wall for 2nd in 51.30, booking himself a ticket to his second straight World Championships
Regan Smith, after qualifying for Worlds in the 200 back, realized that she may have to reschedule her previous summer plans… learning to drive.
After an extended break full of travel, Conor Dwyer has gotten back into training and is ready to embrace the next Olympic quad
There was only 1 instance this season when Pebley didn’t dip under the 2:00 mark in the 200 back this season… do you know when?
Texas A&M’s Sarah Gibson came storming home in 30.5 and lunged to the wall for the #2 spot, qualifying for her first LC World Championship team
Caeleb Dressel continues to light the pool on fire here in Indy, throwing down a time of 50.87 in the men’s 100 fly.
Jay Litherland pays tribute to the late Jason Turcotte and everything Dynamo has given him and his brothers through his best efforts in the pool
Shortly after the finish, we learned Eastin had been disqualified for “swimming more than a quarter of the race in the style of backstroke”, AKA the ‘Lochte rule’
Hannah Stevens of Missouri popped off a 27.63 to win the women’s 50 back, cracking Natalie Coughlin‘s LC National Championship Record which stood at 27.68 from 2013
NC State’s Justin Ress had that big swim many believed he could have, knocking about half a second off his best time to win the men’s 50 back in 24.41 and qualify for the World Championships
Chase came home solid, clocking 4:06.99, the top time in the world for the year, and only two tenths off his best from the Olympics last summer where he won silver.
I don’t think anyone predicted it coming into the meet, but Leah Smith is your National Champion in the women’s 400 IM
In a very tight field, Nicolas Fink was the big surprise claiming 2nd in 2:08.63
Bethany Galat, who had a few near misses at the Olympic Trials, had a tantalizing back half to claim the other World Championship spot in 2:22.24, also a best time