SwimSwam was a fly-on-the-wall for a University of Texas Longhorns “meters test practice” Wednesday, April 1st.
The aftershocks of the Bolles School dream team is still being felt on the college level.
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Tonight marks the first time in history that two swimmers went under 1:50 in the same 200 breaststroke race.
The NCAA record holder and American record holder are set to face off in the 200 butterfly.
While Texas is practically guaranteed to win heading into the final night of the 2015 NCAA Championships, their lead will be further…
Eddie Reese’s Texas Longhorns are in control going into the final session of the 2015 NCAA Championships on Saturday, but there are still some good team battles going on.
After the first two days of competition, Texas, California, and Michigan are locked in as the top 3 teams this year.
Will Licon posted the fastest time of the morning and is now the second swimmer in history to break 1:50 in the 200 breaststroke with his time of 1:49.54.
“It’s pretty exciting, I really needed that. I was able to move on after the first swim, the 500 wasn’t so good for me, but I was able to pass it on, move on, and came really strong with that 200 free. “
The 400 IM will be a fun battle between the defending champion and American record holder, Chase Kalisz, and Texas star Will Licon.
On paper, Texas is expected to score 91 points from the 100 butterfly alone. Without any DQ’s, the best they can do is pick up 95 points and the worst the can do is score 81 points.
Day 1 finals left us with a tight race between the top 5-10 teams, with a few trailing closely behind…
The Longhorns will earn more points in the 100 butterfly than most other team will score in all of their events today…