The invitational serves as “tune-ups” for the SEC Championships, which begin Feb. 19.
The Mizzou men’s and women’s diving teams have only one chance to qualify for the NCAA Championships later this month.
At the final regular season of the season, Missouri swim and dive hoped to score some last-minute qualifications for the upcoming NCAA championships.
After Missouri finished in the top half of the conference at the SECs, there is much for fans to learn about the team ahead of the NCAA championships.
The Mizzou men finished in fifth while the women placed sixth behind record-breaking performances and four top-three individual finishers.
Multiple personal and school records were broken in the final meet of the regular season.
Giovanny Lima and Sharli Brady both scored two individual wins in the pool, and Kyle Goodwin and Kendra Kieser swept the diving events to lead Mizzou past Show-Me state rival Missouri State on the road.
The men’s and women’s teams saw brilliant individual performances during the first half of the swimming and diving season, but overall inconsistency hurt the Tigers against SEC competition.
The Tigers earned several wins over nonconference opponents but continued to struggle in SEC play.
The women’s team came up winless against Arkansas and South Carolina.
Stevens looks to build upon a successful summer overseas.
The swimming and diving team ended up a shark amongst minnow, as they claimed 21 victories on the day and both team titles.
Senior Michael Chadwick dominated the 100 free, helping the Tigers place ninth overall.
Five Tigers earned All-America first-team honors.
Three divers clinched their spots in the final day of the Zone D Diving Championships.
Seven school records fell or were matched at the tournament.
Both Missouri men’s and women’s swimming posted dominant performances ahead of SEC Championships.
The Tigers closed out the regular season with a strong showing at home.
Coach Rhodenbaugh: “We usually don't swim this fast this time of the year. We’re ahead of where our program usually is.”
Michael Chadwick earned a bronze medal at swimming World Championships.