Cal’s Nathan Adrian and Santo Condorelli battled throughout the men’s 100 free for first, but it was Adrian who won out, stopping the clock at 48.49. Adrian’s time was good for a new pool record, lowering the former record of 48.60 set in 2013 by Brett Fraser.
Condorelli settled for second and a time of 48.65, shaving a total of .29 seconds off his prelims time of 48.94.
Joao De Lucca delivered a 49.35 to round out the top three finishers.
Marcelo Chierighini, swimming unattached, turned in a time of 49.63 for fourth, while Trojan Swim Club’s Conor Dwyer took fifth overall with a time of 49.85.
Sixth went to Yuri Kisil and his time of 49.97, while Renzo Tjon A Joe finished seventh in the event with a 50.32.
Geoff Cheah rounded out the top eight with a final time of 50.42.