Bethany Galat: “That might be my favorite moment ever at A&M” (Video)

Reported by Lauren Neidigh.


  • NCAA Record: Lilly King (Indiana), 2017, 2:03.18
  • American Record: Lilly King (Indiana), 2017, 2:03.18
  • Championship Record: Lilly King (Indiana), 2017, 2:03.18
  • 2017 Champion: Lilly King (Indiana), 2:03.18
  1. GOLD: Lilly King, Indiana, 2:02.60
  2. SILVER: Bethany Galat, Texas A&M, 2:03.26
  3. BRONZE: Sydney Pickrem, Texas A&M, 2:05.79

Indiana’s Lilly King was under her record pace up front in 26.96. She was right on record pace at the 100 in 58.39. She held steady through the back half, smashing the American Record in 2:02.60. Texas A&M’s Bethany Galat, who started to close in on the back half, was just shy of the former record in 2:03.26. Teammate Sydney Pickrem was 3rd in 2:05.79, followed by Michigan’s Miranda Tucker in 2:06.73.

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Bethany and all the Lady Aggies…Great job representing A&M this past week.

Michael Anderson

Way to go, Beth!

Sun Devil Swim Fan

They all did a great job! It was a joy to watch 4 A&M swimmers in the A final of this event and to see Bethany “closing” on King down the stretch. Just tremendous! A&M is definitely “Breast Stroke U!!”.

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