BIRMINGHAM – The University of Alabama swimming and diving teams opened the 2019-20 Southeastern Conference schedule on Friday against Georgia, with the Bulldogs defeating both the Alabama men and women. The meet was held at Birmingham CrossPlex.

Despite winning eight individual events and the final relay, the Alabama women were edged 163.5-136.5, while the Crimson Tide men won both relays and earned six individual wins but were clipped 157-143.

Rhyan White led the way for the Alabama women, winning both the 100 and 200 backstrokes as well as the 100 butterfly. Kevin Li grabbed two individual wins for the men, taking top honors off the 1-meter and 3-meter springboards in diving.