The Mason Manta Rays, whose senior group is run by Ken Heis, was coming down in a big way, preparing the the infamous TYR Junior National Cup
At the 2018 Men’s NCAA Championships, watch as the College Swimming Coaches Association of America presents Caeleb Dressel with the Swimmer of the Year award
It was a wee bit closer than it’d been the past three years, but the Texas Longhorns won their 4th-straight title at the 2018 Men’s NCAA Division I Swimming & Diving Championships tonight
Hear the top quotes from the media scrum at the 2018 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
NC State’s Andreas Vazaios trailed most of the way but used a massive final kickout to swim past Florida’s Jan Switkowski for the win
Norman added more than 30 seconds last year and was almost dead last, but this year he blasted his way to bronze in 14:30.82 – almost a full minute faster than he was last season
Jonathan Roberts, a senior and leader on the Texas team, did anything he could to get the team excited and ready to swim in the prelims sessions of NCAA’s
NC State’s Anton Ipsen went out fast, burning out the rest of the field until he was alone out front.
Cal’s Andrew Seliskar had a monster weekend, finishing in the top 8 in all 3 individual events and nearly racing to an NCAA title in the 200 Breast
Texas teammates went 1-2 in the 200 back, with freshman Austin Katz closing hard to finish in 1:37.53
Florida’s Caeleb Dressel did it one more time, breaking the 40-second barrier for the first time in history with a 39.90 to win his last individual title of a storied NCAA career
Texas held off a tough Cal charge to win its fourth-straight NCAA title
Cal scored the most swimming points with 437.5 followed by NC State with 385, Texas with 368, and Florida with 347
Blasting to the front of the pack during the breaststroke leg and surging home with a killer instinct on free, Devine’s 3:35.29 ultimately obliterated the field by three seconds.
With one day of racing to go, it’s still Indiana leading team points. They are 19 points up on Texas and 33.5 ahead of Cal, with NC State and Florida mostly relegated to fighting for the 3-5 spots tomorrow