It was a young Aggie group in 2018-2019, the team’s core returns, including rising star Shaine Casas – who may have to choose between back and fly.
Kibler’s time was a personal best for him, half a second faster than his previous best of 1:47.65 from 2018 Jr Pan Pacs.
Another big swim came in the men’s 100 free, where Drew Kibler won the race just ahead of Texas teammate Daniel Krueger.
47-year-old Steve West of Irvine Novaquatics broke his year-old Masters world record for the 45-49 age group in the 100 breast with a 1:04.99.
The Texas A&M men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams celebrated the accomplishments of the 2018-19 season at the annual team banquet on Saturday at the All-American Club at Kyle Field.
In their last collegiate races, senior studs Andrew Seliskar and Ian Finnerty will duke it out for the second time in the 200 breast.
That time puts Pomajevich in the top 20 in the NCAA this year, safely out danger of not making the cut.
Benjamin Walker made history in the pool that was almost his home: the Gabrielsen Natatorium.
Tonight sets the stage for the final session of the 2019 SEC Championships in Athens, Georgia, where swimmers will compete in the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 400 free relay.
After opting out of the 400 IM, Texas A&M’s Sydney Pickrem will swim the 200 breast. Meanwhile, the men of Mizzou and Florida will be racking up finalists in the tight race for the 2019 title.
Texas A&M men’s coach Jay Holmes provides his thoughts before the SEC Championship meet in Athens, GA.
Casas posted a 1:42.33, nearly three full seconds clear of his old best.
Within a day of breaking 47 for the first time ever, Texas A&M freshman Shaine Casas broke 46 in the 100 back, leading an impressive night for the Aggie men at the Art Adamson Invite.
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.