Indiana’s Ian Finnerty might have the best second-25 in swimming. He powered away from the field over that lap and carried his speed through to the first sub-50 in breaststroking history at 49.69.
Texas’s Townley Haas wanted that American record back, apparently. The junior flew through the individual 200 free, breaking the two-day-old American record with a 1:29.50.
After finishing in the B-final in all 3 of his individual races at the 2017 NCAA championships, Jan Switkowski told himself enough was enough.
Haas surged home in 23.94 to hang on for the win, his second NCAA 500 free title in three years.
Indiana defended its top spot, going 3:01.07 for the NCAA title in a blowout win.
Florida started the meet off on the right foot, not only with Caeleb Dressel breaking 18 for the first time ever (twice), but also with victories in the 200 IM and 200 Free relay
The only thing better than witnessing history is witnessing it twice.
Ryan Held was 1:31.09 and Jacob Molacek 1:32.13 as NC State defended its event title from last year and broke their own NCAA and U.S. Open records with a 6:05.31.
Texas women’s head coach Carol Capitani sat down with the media at the conclusion of NCAA’s to breakdown the Longhorn’s 6th place performance.
“We were happy that we were getting 6th. and Today we came out, and ‘hey, we could get 4th.””
Shortly after the Olympic Trials in Omaha, Megan started having pain in her shoulders, and after this went on for a couple months, she saw a doctor. The diagnosis? A torn labrum.
Delaney Duncan of Eastern Michigan University made history Friday morning when she swam a 58.36 in prelims of the 100 breast, good for 2nd seed in finals and giving Eastern Michigan its first female swimming A-Finalist at the NCAA Championships.
The Stanford Cardinal fulfilled all expectations at the 2018 Women’s NCAA DI Championships tonight, winning the team title by a monster 220 points
Siobhan Haughey of Michigan, while still dealing with a foot/ankle injury, raced her way to lifetime bests in the 200 IM, 200 free, and 100 free this weekend in Columbus
Texas A&M’s Bethany Galat, who started to close in on the back half, was just shy of the former record in 2:03.26