Jack Conger was one of several Texas Longhorns to shine at the George Block Invite over the weekend, blasting two big butterfly swims along with a 1:48.8 in the 200 free.
It’s the heart of long course season. Teams are training hard and loading up on their swimmers. What better time to go and see what the 4-time reigning NCAA champs are up to?
Ryan Lochte will take on the 200 back on day 2 in Santa Clara.
Braswell’s best time coming into the meet was 4:19.21, which she swam at last year’s Y Nats. She dropped a 4:15.78 in prelims, which was already a decent drop, until she dropped almost another 7 seconds in finals.
Burns jumps from the #4 to #2 performer of all-time.
On the girls’ side, it was Leah Braswell of York and York County YMCA for the win in 9:45.33.
Austin Katz became the first high school Class of 2017 grad to win an individual NCAA title, and more than half of our top-20-ranked recruits scored significant points at the 2018 NCAA Championships as freshmen.
Hear the top quotes from the media scrum at the 2018 Men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
Texas teammates went 1-2 in the 200 back, with freshman Austin Katz closing hard to finish in 1:37.53
NCAA Messieurs 2018 jour 4 : Caeleb Dressel a gagné des batailles, et le Texas d’Eddie Reese a gagné la guerre
Une fois de plus, c’est Eddie Reese qui a gagné, Texas, à la onzième heure, ayant réussi à accumuler le plus de points. Malgré Dressel, Florida est seulement cinquième.
Indiana and Ian Finnerty lead the way heading into the final day, but they’ll have to hold off hard-charging Texas and Cal tonight to seal an upset NCAA team title.
With a tight team battle in the works, Texas freshman Austin Katz came up clutch in tonight’s 200 back.
18.00? Down. 43.00? Down. 40.00? This morning, Caeleb Dressel takes aim at the 40-second barrier as he heads up both the 100 free and Florida’s 400 free relay.
NC State will likely move in Coleman Stewart on their 400 free relay after going the fastest time in history in the prelims.
We started with five viable NCAA contenders, and although the meet isn’t over ’til it’s over, we’re effectively down to three contenders, barring any miracles. Let’s take a look at day 4 scoring chances for Indiana, Texas and Cal.