April 21, 2015
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – For the second year in a row, the Alabama men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams broke school records in droves, so Tuesday, for the second year in a row, the Crimson Tide held a record-smashing ceremony on the deck of the Don Gambril Olympic Pool in the Alabama Aquatic Center.
The Crimson Tide replaced 21 slots on its record board – 11 on the women’s side and 10 on the men’s – including eight relay and 13 individual marks. Over the past three years, Alabama has broken 29 of the 44 school records and set two Southeastern Conference records in the process.
|50 freestyle|| Kristian Gkolomeev|| 18.64|
|100 freestyle||Kristian Gkolomeev||41.56|
|100 backstroke||Connor Oslin|| 45.08|
|200 backstroke||Connor Oslin||1:40.77|
|100 butterfly||Brett Walsh||46.25|
|200 medley relay||Connor Oslin, Anton McKee, Brett Walsh, Kristian Gkolomeev||1:23.35|
|400 medley relay||Connor Oslin, Anton McKee, Brett Walsh, Kristian Gkolomeev||3:04.22|
|200 freestyle relay||Kristian Gkolomeev, Alex Gray, Luke Kaliszak, Brett Walsh||1:16.13|
|400 freestyle relay||Brett Walsh, Alex Gray, Connor Oslin, Kristian Gkolomeev||2:50.20|
|800 freestyle relay||Kristian Gkolomeev, Alex Gray, Christopher Reid, Crews Wellford||6:22.81|
The Tide’s record-breaking season led the men to their first top-10 national finish since 1994 and the women to their first top-30 finish since 2005. Seven men and women combined for 23 All-America honors in 2015 and the Tide won seven SEC titles, including two relay marks.
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