Grimes has dropped the women’s 200 back and will instead race the 200 free, having qualified eighth overall out of the prelims in both events.
Senior Koko Bratanov will be heavily relied upon this season by the Aggies after the abrupt departure of Shaine Casas one month ago.
Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas moved to #6 all-time with a 1:38.69 in the 200 fly tonight on the final day of the 2021 American Short Course Championships.
Shaine Casas wore a walking boot on deck this morning and he finished 10th in the 200 back. Chloe Stepanek touched 1st in the same event with a PR of 1:55.97.
Shane Casas produced another historic swim while Tanner Olson and Chloe Stepanek kept their momentum going on night 2 of the Art Adamson Invite.
This morning, Olson popped a 51.85 in the 100 breaststroke, lowering the Texas A&M school record of 52.00 and nearly hitting the NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.67.
The Aggies rounded out their 2019-20 recruiting class with the addition of swimmer Thomas Shomper and diver Shane Mardick.
It’s an SEC-heavy start to our men’s NCAA swimming recruiting class ranks, including some deep sprint classes and one elite international butterflyer.
Friendswood, Texas-native Max Hardt will be a second-generation Aggie beginning in the fall of 2020.
Alex Sanchez, who dropped 3.4 seconds in the 200y IM at 2019 Lakeside Aquatic Club Fall Classic, has verbally committed to swim at Texas A&M next fall.
2 weeks after announcing his commitment to the Texas Longhorn, David Johnston (RACE) swam lifetime bests in all 8 races this weekend in Lewisville.