Ian Pickles, a rapidly-improving sprint freestyler from Swim Neptune in Scottsdale, Arizona, will swim at Texas next fall.
Texas’ Johnston dropped two seconds from his best to become the fourth-fastest performer of all-time in the 1000 free on Wednesday night in Minneapolis.
Hungarian Olympian Hubert Kos is among the best swimmers in this entire recruiting class, and he heads a strong Arizona State Sun Devils class.
The Texas stars shone brightly over the summer, but the rest of the cast, especially the sprint freestylers, need to deliver for Texas to regain the crown.
Hayes’ previous best prior to yesterday stood at 1:06.51, a time which she had swum earlier this month.
Just four months after winning the NCAA title in the 400 free relay, the Texas sprint cupboard could be on the cusp of being the barest it’s been in years.
NCAP’s Camille Spink (pictured) comes into the opening night of NCSAs as the top seed in the women’s 100 freestyle.
Summer Juniors qualifier Andrew Zettle will arrive in Austin just as his older brother Alex Zettle, a senior on the Longhorns’ roster this year, graduates.
Alec Enyeart, an Olympic Trials qualifier in the 400/800/1500 free, has changed his verbal commitment from Minnesota to Texas.
55/2:02 breaststroker Alexander Turney from Olympus Aquatics in Utah has verbally committed to Texas for 2022-23.
The girls 2022 recruit ranks stayed very stable at the top. The boys are the complete opposite, with a ton of incredibly fast risers moving to the top.
The Scottsdale women and Austin Swim Club men lead heading into the final day of the Des Moines Spring Cup, with only a point between the top 2 men’s teams.
New Albany Aquatics Club’s Spencer Aurnou-Rhees has announced his intention to swim at Texas beginning in the fall of 2022.
California freestyler Manning Haskal, who currently lives in Austin and trains with Austin Swim Club, has verbally committed to Texas for 2022-23.
Gretchen Walsh hit career-bests in the 100 fly, 100 back, and 50 free. The 21.41 free swim moves her to #2 all-time among U.S. 17-18s