Elendt posted a 2:09.73 to dominate the 200 breast prelims, a new best by over three seconds. She was out quick, going 1:00.87 on the first 100.
The first night of the Texas Hall of Fame Swimming Invite kicked off in Austin with several relays in Austin. Texas saw multiple relays hit NCAA “A” cuts.
The Texas Longhorns face-off with the Texas A&M Aggies in Austin this evening in a dual with both the men’s and women’s programs.
The freshman claimed individual wins in the 200-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly on Saturday.
Julia Cook was one of six Longhorns to record an NCAA “B” cut, doing so in the women’s 100 backstroke with a time of 53.23.
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.