For the men’s mid-season quotes, we had spoken with a lot of seniors who had high hopes for the end of the season, which is, as we’ve said before, devastating
Tonight, we’ll see finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 1650 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and plaform diving.
This morning, the preliminaries of the 200 back, 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Claire Adams in the 100 free.
After 3 days of conference action, we’ve seen some very solid swims. But nothing breath taking, no swim with that X factor to really pile the pancakes on.
The Texas Longhorns have built up big leads through the first 2 days of competition.
This morning, the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Maxime Rooney in the 100 fly.
The 2020 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championships get underway today in Morgantown, WV, with the 200 medley relay, 800 free relay, and men’s 1m diving.
Texas’ top-end strength and depth, combined with its 40-year win streak, all but guarantees a 41st Longhorn victory at the Big 12 Championships.
Overall, 12 Pool Records were broken by the Longhorns: the 200 medley relay, 50/100/200/500/1000 free 100/200 back, 100 breast,100/200 fly, and 200 free relay
Just as he did against ASU on Friday, Rooney had the fastest splits of the field in the 200 medley relay (fly- 20.38) and 400 free relay (anchor- 42.20).
the Eddie Reese Invite is an infamous event for the Texas men’s swimming team where the men suit up during a practice and race odd distances off the blocks
Coach Eddie Reese’s Texas men couldn’t have swum much better at the Minnesota Invite, and they now lead our NCAA Power Ranks.
Our women’s NCAA swimming & diving ranks had a change at #1… will our men’s ranks do the same? There’s a lot to unpack after mid-season invites.
After dropping a 58.63 in the 100 back at the U.S. Open, beating Regan Smith in the process, we will be hearing a lot more about Phoebe Bacon.
Since this is a wrap-up, I’m giving you my top 4 swims of the weekend, my top 4 surprises of the weekend, and as always, the syrup on top.