Shortly after the home crowd saw a Big 12 Record go down on the women’s side, Longhorn fans were in for another record-breaking swim in the men’s 500 free.
Texas sophomore Joanna Evans, a Bahamian Olympian, captured gold in record-breaking fashion on night 2 of the 2017 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin, Texas.
Texas teammates Joseph Schooling (19.18) and Jack Conger (19.20) each turned in a best time to lead prelims of the 50 free.
Texas junior Joseph Schooling tied a 13-year-old Meet Record in day 2 prelims of the 2017 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships, touching in 19.18 to tie the mark set by Ian Crocker in 2004.
Tonight marks the first night of the Men’s and Women’s Big 12 Swimming Championships, where women’s head coach Carol Capitani (pictured) will likely lead her revamped squad to a team title.
The 2016-2017 season has brought us a Texas women’s team we would hardly recognize just a couple of years ago. Tonight, Tasija Karosas teamed up with Madisyn Cox, Remedy Rule, and Rebecca Millard to take down a Big 12 record to start off their conference championships.
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The pre-Big 12 Championships time trial session produced a couple of noteworthy swims today, chief among them a 51.15 from senior Will Licon in the 100 breast.
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Last season, Arizona’s Taylor Garcia used a last chance meet to qualify for NCAAs before placing 23rd at NCAAs in the 100 back. This season, her 52.26 already puts her in a much better position, with the Pac-12 Championships left to swim still.
The women of the University of Texas have had incredible success this year which should carry through to an easy Big 12 title.
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Women’s invites to the national championship meet go out in just a couple of weeks, so now seems like a good time for a brief refresher on the sometimes-complex process of obtaining NCAA invites.
In order to get an invite to the NCAA Championships a swimmer has to qualify via either an ‘A’ qualifying time, which guarantees an athlete a spot at the competition, or a “B’ qualifying time which is conditional based on the number of swimmers who meet the standard.
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