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Bad luck first struck Ryan Lochte on June 30, 1985.
The UF men's swimming team went 3,000 miles to chase a dream.
Eighteen years ago, Janet Evans set the NCAA record in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4.34.39.
After Day Two of the Southeastern Conference Championships, UF swimming and diving coach Gregg Troy said, "It's a four-day swim meet."
After two days of the Southeastern Conference Championships, the UF men and women's swimming and diving teams are in the passenger seat and driver's seat, respectively.
The UF swimming and diving teams will look to end their Southeastern Conference season on a high note against Tennessee on Friday and Saturday.
When UF swimming coach Gregg Troy hears "Auburn," he thinks national champions.
The UF men's and women's swimming and diving teams used a combined 14 first-place finishes and five NCAA provisional qualifying times over the weekend to each pick up wins against Indian River Community College, while the No. 5 men also defeated No. 12 Purdue twice and the No. 7 women topped Arkansas at the O'Connell Center.
Former UF swimmer and Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte set a new American reocrd in the 200-yard individual medley on Thursday at the USA Short Course National Championships with a time of 1:40.08.
The UF men's and women's swimming and diving teams will host Michigan in a heated matchup this weekend.