Longhorn Daniel Krueger has been swimming fast all season, and he became the first man to hit 43.0 this season today at the IU-Louisville-Texas tri meet.
The Longhorns bookended the meet with nation-leading relay performances, ultimately winning all except two events behind strong underclassmen showings.
Rutberg will be joining coach Mark Gangloff and the Tar Heels, who finished in 10th place at the 2019 ACC Championship meet.
Alvin Jiang (now a Texas Longhorn after a transfer from UNC) hit a lifetime-best 100 fly at Texas’s very-fast Intrasquad meet.
Texas sophomore Daniel Krueger, the top 100 free returner from last year’s NCAAs, became the first man in the still-young season to go (unofficially) sub-42.
The depth is outstanding, especially with elite freshmen and transfers incoming. The task will be swimming best times at NCAAs – an issue in 2019.
Our top four classes include three perennial NCAA title contenders… and one program you might not expect. Pictured: #2 overall recruit Jake Foster.
Alvin Jiang will bring depth to the Texas sprint fly group next season.
Led by a trio of returning individual champions, NC State should be in cruise control en route to their 5th-straight ACC title.
The North Carolina swimming and diving teams once again host the Janis Hape Dowd Nike Invitational from Feb. 8-10. The three-day event will be split between Chapel Hill, N.C. and Durham, N.C.
Boyd Poelke from SwimMAC Carolina and Marvin Ridge High School has verbally committed to the University of North Carolina in the class of 2024.
Back at home for the first time in 2019, the North Carolina swimming and diving programs host the Virginia Cavaliers in Koury Natatorium on Friday at 3 p.m.
The Virginia men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will conclude the regular season this weekend with road dual meets against North Carolina on Friday in Chapel Hill, N.C., and NC State on Saturday in Raleigh, N.C.
While this is only the second dual meet for Vazaios this season, he took six tenths off of his old dual meet season best.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.