Catch a Video Collage of Will Licon’s Texas Record-Breaking 200 IM from 2015 Big 12 Championships

by Retta Race 3

February 27th, 2015 Big 12, College, Video

Watch key moments of Texas swimmer Will Licon’s record-breaking 200 IM swim from yesterday’s Finals of the 2015 Big 12 Championships in this time-lapsed collage video, courtesy of the University of Texas.

Will Licon is wreaking havoc to his program’s record books and he is only in his sophomore year as a Longhorn. In the aforementioned race, Licon crushed a 1:41.67, breaking the previous 200 IM Texas record of 1:41.92 set by Ricky Berens back in the 2009 super suit era.

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Schooling did not look very happy losing that race. He will be mean and nasty today in 100 fly. Can’t wait. So happy for Will Licon. He did not grow up at Nitro but those 2 years he spent in Nitro he was the leader both in pushing others and in goofing around. His ‘Fro is missed too. Great young man! He talked to our son before TAGS two years ago and out son went to finish 3rd in 50 and 100 breast. He idolizes Licon ever since. Licon’s weakness in last NCAAs were walls and in this movie I see he is doing much better and hitting the walls hard. He has changed his breaststroke to “Eddie Reese breaststroke”… Read more »


its ok, ricky could have the world record for fastest 100 free in a body suit with your butt hangin out. its not a fina approved record but still a record none the less.


Prelims: 1 Joseph Schoolin FR TEX 45.59 44.90Aq 9.70 20.90 (11.20) 32.82 (11.92) 44.90 (12.08) 2 Will Glass SO TEX 46.81 45.96Bq 9.75 21.46 (11.71) 33.70 (12.24) 45.96 (12.26) 3 Jack Conger SO TEX 45.76 46.01Bq 9.56 21.49 (11.93) 33.90 (12.41) 46.01 (12.11) 4 Tripp Cooper SR TEX 46.57 46.10Bq 9.43 21.22 (11.79) 33.40 (12.18) 46.10 (12.70) That should lock down Glass’s and Cooper’s invites. Schooling going sub-45 in prelims, untapered…wow…

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