Previews & Recaps
Swim fans are in store for a bevy of great races tonight in Minnesota as the annual Minnesota Invite closes out with its last session.
After winning the men’s 50 free and 100 back earlier in the meet, Cam Auchinachie will look to keep the momentum rolling today in the 100 free.
The Texas Longhorns closed out last night’s finals session with the fastest midseason 200 free relay time ever, a 1:15.49.
The Longhorns had a strong showing in this morning’s prelims, and they hold the top seeds in 6 of the 10 individual events that will be raced tonight.
Carson Foster dropped a 3:37.37 400 IM at the Minnesota Invite, but strayed away from other Individual events at the meet, keeping his focus on Abu Dhabi
According to Wisconsin’s Twitter feed, McKenna set a school record in the 1000 free going out in this race, as she clocked a 9:36.36 to that point.
Destin Lasco, who was the NCAA runner-up last year as a freshman, won the 200 back in Minnesota with a 1:39.24, now the fastest time in the country
Elendt came within striking distance of her lifetime best of 2:06.04, and she’s now the 5th-fastest woman in the NCAA this season.
defending NCAA champion Olivia Carter of Michigan kicked it up a gear, splitting 29.48 over the last lap to win by over a second
After 2 seasons at LSU, including an appearance at the 2021 NCAA Championships, Summer Stanfield is transferring to the University of Utah.
Led by sophomore Emma Sticklen, who swam 1:52.47 in prelims, Texas had three swimmers go 1:52s on Saturday. No college team has ever done that before.
Olympic gold medalist Lydia Jacoby will arrive in Texas next fall, but Longhorn sophomore Anna Elendt is doing her own work to establish the program’s breaststroke group.
University of Texas freshman Luke Hobson knocked more than two seconds off his previous 17-18 National Age Group Record on Thursday evening in Minneapolis.
5th year transfer Cameron Auchinachie (above) now has the fastest 50 backstroke in University of Texas history after a 20.63 on Wednesday.