Swimmer Kalisz wins another SEC title to power Bulldogs’ showing at SEC championships

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Freshman Chase Kalisz won another title and the Georgia women extended their lead on Thursday at the Southeastern Conference Swimming and Diving Championships at Texas A&M.

The Lady Bulldogs, who have won the last three SEC titles, boosted their points total to 790 on the third day of competition, with Florida (676) and Texas A&M (659) serving as the other primary contenders. Behind Kalisz, the Georgia men’s team stayed in third with 549 points, trailing only
Florida’s 748 and Auburn’s 630.5.

Kalisz won the men’s 400-yard individual medley title with a time of 3:39.82. That broke the school record of 3:39.92 set by Robert Margalis in 2003.

Also Thursday:

• The Lady Bulldogs boasted five of the eight championship finalists and seven of 24 overall in the women’s 200-yard freestyle. Megan Romano took second in 1:43.38, while Allison Schmitt was third in 1:43.46, Shannon Vreeland placed fourth in 1:44.30, Jordan Mattern came in seventh in 1:45.24 and Kelsey Gaid finished eighth in 1:46.38. In addition, Brittany MacLean was 10th in 1:46.11 and Jessica Graber placed 21st in 1:47.87.

• In the men’s 400-yard individual medley, Ty Stewart finished third with a time of 3:43.91, Jared Markham touched in 3:45.89 for seventh and Andrew Gemmell came in 14th in 3:50.07.

• 2012 SEC champion Doug Reynolds placed third in the men’s 100-yard butterfly with a time of 46.40. Yousef Alaskari placed 22nd in 48.32.

• Annie Zhu was Georgia’s top finisher in the women’s 400-yard individual medley as she placed fourth in 4:05.55. Hali Flickinger came in fifth in 4:09.53, followed by Amber McDermott in sixth (4:09.75), Nicole Vernon in seventh (4:12.09) and Anna Neumeister in 12th (4:12.63).

• Lauren Harrington paced the Lady Bulldogs in the women’s 100-yard butterfly as she stopped the clock in 52.40 to come in seventh. Maddie Locus placed 18th with a time of 53.76.

• In the men’s 200-yard freestyle, Matias Koski came in seventh with a time of 1:35.89 and Alec Cohen placed 18th in 1:36.65.

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