2020 U.S. Open Swimming Championships
- Thursday, November 12-Saturday, November 14
- North East ISD Blossom Athletic Complex, San Antonio, TX
- LCM/timed finals
- Streaming Info/Races to Watch
- Meet Central – San Antonio
- Friday PM Results
Session Three – Friday, November 13
Texas senior Evie Pfeifer won the 400 IM in 4:45.14 over Aggie Swim Club’s Monika Gonzalez-Hermosillo (4:55.01).
In a battle of the Texas freshmen, Olivia Bray won the 100 fly in 58.95 over Emma Sticklen (1:00.35). Bray was just half a second off her seed time, while Sticklen dropped .24. Houston senior Katie Higgins put up the third-fastest time of the evening, 1:02.08.
The top three 200 freestylers all came to the wall under the 2-minute mark, including Texas sophomore Kelly Pash who dropped 2.4 seconds to crack the barrier for the first time. She popped a 1:59.58 for a third-place finish and earned a spot at U.S. Olympic Team Trials. Madisyn Cox touched out her Longhorn Aquatics teammate Joanna Evans, 1:58.97 to 1:59.26, to win the event.
The women’s breast in San Antonio was a fast one. Texas sophomore Anna Elendt (1:07.50), Lydia Jacoby of Seward Tsunami in Alaska (1:07.57), and Ema Rajic (1:08.17) all beat their seed times. Elendt improved by 1.2 seconds, Rajic by 8/10, and the 16-year-old Jacoby took just over half a second off her previous PB to move up to #2 all-time in the U.S. for 15-16 girls.
BYU’s Brynn Sproul (1:03.97) beat Houston teammates Kathryn Power (1:04.00) and Ioanna Sacha (1:04.71) in the 100 back.
Top-seeded Carson Foster, a Texas freshman, won the 400 IM with 4:16.51, a little more than 3 seconds off his seed time. His brother, Texas sophomore Jake Foster, came in second with 4:19.44. Auburn commit Jacques Rathle of Crawfish Aquatics went 4:26.73 for third.
Texas sophomore Caspar Corbeau squeezed out a win by .03 in the 100 breast, beating BYU’s Josue Dominguez 1:01.77 to 1:01.80.
Bryce Bohman won his second event of the night with a 56.58 in the 100 back. His was the only sub-57 in the field. Texas teammates Ethan Harder (57.10), Peter Larson (57.24), and Christopher Staka (57.70) were the next fastest finishers.