Cordes shatters American Record in 100 breast at NCAAs


U.S. National Teamer Kevin Cordes of the University of Arizona set the NCAA, U.S. Open, American and NCAA Championship meet record in the 100-yard breaststroke twice Friday at the NCAA Men’s Division I Swimming and Diving Championships in Indianapolis. He set the first in prelims, touching in 50.93. He then shattered the mark again in finals, turning in a time of 50.74.

Cordes was one of three U.S. National Teamers to win individual events on the second night of NCAAs. Chase Kalisz of the University of Georgia won the 400y IM in 3:38.05, ahead of fellow National Teamer Michael Weiss of Wisconsin (3:39.61). Tom Shields of the University of California won the men’s 100y butterfly in 44.59. Shields also finished second behind Stanford’s David Nolan in the 100y back, 44.99 to 45.21.

The University of Michigan continues to lead all teams with 336 points, followed closely by Cal with 301.5 points. Arizona is in third with 234.5 points.

For complete results from the NCAA Men’s Division I Swimming and Diving Championships, click here.

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