- Thursday, November 19-Saturday, November 21
- Groups: Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas (W)
- College of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
- Format: Brief Course Yards (SCY)
- Prelims @9AM Central, Finals @6PM Central
- 2021 NCAA Qualifying Times
- Outcomes on Meet Cell: “2020 Mizzou Invitational”
- Live Results
After dropping over a second and a half within the 100 breaststroke on Friday and practically hitting the NCAA ‘A’ time customary, Missouri sophomore Ben Patton switched issues up on the third day of the Mizzou Invite and swam the 200 backstroke, getting one other NCAA ‘B’ time with a 1:44.17, lacking his private greatest by about half a second. Patton will go into finals seeded second behind teammate Jack Dahlgren who posted a 1:41.82, although he went a 1:39.93 at SECs in 2020.
Kentucky’s Caitlin Brooks took the highest seed within the ladies’s 200 again with a 1:52.68, simply over a second off her lifetime greatest from February. Teammate Sophie Sorenson certified 2nd in 1:53.58, just a little over a second off her lifetime greatest as effectively.
Missouri dash specialist Sarah Thompson posted a 48.50 to take lane four within the finals of the 100 freestyle tonight, although teammate Megan Keil and Kentucky’s Riley Gaines and are shut behind in a tie for 2nd with 48.88. Although Thompson, Keil, and Gaines had been the one ladies beneath 49 this morning they had been solely three of six ladies that hit NCAA ‘B’ instances within the prelims. Arkansas’s Kobie Melton and Emily Barclay, in addition to Missouri’s Alex Moderski all beat the ‘B’ customary to earn a spot within the ‘A’ remaining.
The lads’s 100 freestyle showcased 4 new ‘B’ cuts of its personal, all Missouri Tigers, led by Daniel Wilson with a 43.14, a greatest time by practically 3/10ths. Danny Kovac (43.49), Grant Reed (43.55), and Kyle Leach (43.59) adopted with their very own ‘B’ cuts.
Akin to within the 100 free, six extra ladies hit NCAA ‘B’ cuts within the prelims of the 200 breast with the highest qualifier, Gillian Davey of Kentucky, additionally decreasing the meet report by 0.01 to cease the clock in 2:09.33. Kentucky’s Bailey Bonnett certified fifth in 2:13.05, although with a lifetime greatest of two:06.91 we’d anticipate a giant swim from her in finals.
There was no stress to qualify for the finals of the lads’s 200 breaststroke as solely 6 males swam it, one in all whom was exhibition. Even so, Missouri’s Will Goodwin popped off a 1:55.81 to get the NCAA ‘B’ customary by practically Three seconds. This efficiency is about half a second shy of Goodwin’s lifetime greatest from 2019 and a 4 second enchancment on his seed time.
Kentucky’s Izzy Gati and Riley Gaines cleared the path within the ladies’s 200 fly, every clearing the NCAA ‘B’ customary, stopping the clock in 1:56.11 and 1:57.88, respectively. Gaines has a lifetime better of 1:55.53 within the 200 fly whereas Gati has been as quick as 1:52.54, each from the 2020 SEC Champs. Kentucky put 5 ladies into the ‘A’ remaining of the 200 fly whereas Arkansas certified two, leaving only one lane for Missouri.
Micah Slaton, swimming unattached for Mizzou, was the one man to slide beneath the ‘B’ minimize within the males’s 200 fly, although Kentucky’s Mason Wilby solely missed it by 1/10th, swimming a 1:46.79. Like the lads’s 200 breast, there was no stress to qualify for the ‘A’ remaining as solely eight males raced the 200 fly this morning, Three of which had been exhibition.
Along with the races swum this morning, Saturday finals will embody the 1650 freestyle, the 400 medley relay, and platform diving.