Texas senior Tate Jackson had a great swim in the 100 free, winning it in 49.20, which is the third-best time amongst Americans this season.
The sophomore distance specialist won the 200 and 500 free, going 1:48.88 in the 200 to edge out teammate Sydney Pickrem (1:49.23) and then going 4:53.25 to take the 500 free.
Lilly King closed her 200 breast preliminary in a blazing 29.59, faster than she did in the 100 final last night.
Bobo sliced over three seconds from his previous best.
Host Texas A&M leads on both the men’s and women’s sides of the competition after the first day of the 2018 Art Adamson Invitational.
It’s Aggie Nation, and the hosts Texas A&M look to dominate their own mid-season invite this week.
There were 18 performances from the meet that rank in the top 10 nationally this season
Joanna Evans took the 1000 free in a 9:47.68, marking the fastest time in the NCAA this season. Teammate Evie Pfeifer came in 2nd with a 9:49.02, clocking the 3rd fastest time nationally this season.
Pickrem picked up three wins as the Aggies won 178-112.
The No. 5 Texas A&M women’s swimming and diving team has its first SEC meet of the season at Alabama Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Alabama Aquatic Center.
Pickrem won the 400 IM and 100 back on Day 2 of the meet.
With A&M having graduated Beryl Gastaldello and Lisa Bratton, their two top backstrokers, Pickrem is, oddly enough, stepping in on medley relay backstroke duties.
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Andrew Wilson, the fastest American in the event so far this year, didn’t race the 200 after winning the 100 on Thursday.
Wilson posted a 1:00.45 to knock off Licon’s 1:00.96.