There’s not a lot of drama at the top of the women’s Big 12, but the battle for bronze could be fierce between TCU, Iowa State and West Virginia.
Freshman Kelly Pash will also swim just two events at the 2020 NCAAs (200 FL/FR), cutting her out into a Longhorn relay asset.
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.
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.
Tonight we’ll see Texas, West Virginia, TCU, Kansas, and Iowa State face off for the first individual titles of the 2020 championships.
Drew Kibler will swim the 500 free this morning, an event where he had a breakthrough 4:11.19 at mid-season, taking three seconds from his lifetime-best.
The Texas Longhorns are poised for an 8th consecutive Big 12 title, not having lost this meet since Texas A&M moved to the SEC in 2012.
Freshman star Kelly Pash topped Big 12 Champion Claire Adams, 53.90 to 54.55, in the 100 back. She would later go on to win the 500 free in 4:48.83.
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.
Kelly Pash and Maxime Rooney each doubled for Texas, as both the Longhorn men and women defeated Indiana and Louisville in LCM action in Bloomington.
In the 200 fly, Pash roared to a 1:55.67 to win the event by 3 seconds and drop over a second from last weekend’s personal best.
Pash got the ball rolling early, speeding to a 1:46.42 in the 200 free.
Claire Adams, with A-final potential in the 100 back and 100 free, is a relay weapon and a senior leader for the Texas Longhorns.