March 30, 2013
Here's a look at the Vols who are competing tonight to wrap up the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis.
200 BACKSTROKEWho's Swimming Tonight?
Sean Lehane - B Final - 1:41.93 (15th)
Freshman 200 backstroke record holder Sean Lehane has guaranteed himself honorable mention All-America honors with his morning swim to open Saturday's competition, swimming just a hair over his school record in 1:41.93. It will be the first NCAA individual final for Lehane, who swam a leg of the Vols' seventh-place 800 freestyle relay team last night.
100 FREESTYLEWho's Swimming Tonight?
Samuel Rairden - B Final - 42.90 (13th)
After being shut out of individual evening races a year ago, Rairden is back in the finals, this time in the 100 freestyle. He finished in 42.90, good for 13th best in the field. Senior Ed Walsh missed on the finals, taking 28th in 43.37.
400 FREESTYLE RELAYWho's Swimming Tonight?
Tennessee - B Final - 2:53.92
The Tennessee team of Rairden, Gustav Aberg Lejdstrom, Tristan Slater and Walsh dropped just under their seed time to make the B finals of the 400 freestyle relay. Rairden clocked the Vols' fastest split in 42.99.
In other individual race action, sophomore Tristan Slater swam his third individual event and did not make it out of prelims. He was 34th in 1:58.50.