Houston won their 5th-straight AAC championship title this weekend, clearing runner-up SMU by 255.5 points.
Tulane senior Kate McDonald had a huge swim in the 100 breast, winning the race decisively.
The University of Florida 9th-straight SEC Championship in men’s swimming & diving highlighted a wild night around the country in college swimming.
In an AAC Champs with a smaller field than we’re used to, the Houston women and SMU men have jumped out to early leads after the 1st day of competition.
Houston women will face SMU, Cincinnati, and Tulane as they aim for their 5th straight AAC Championship title. The men’s title is between SMU and Cincinnati.
Austin Katz took care of business, punching his NCAA ticket, but other Texas men hit lifetime bests in off events, en route to beating SMU 170-115.
Dalbo won three individual events for the Mustangs, topping fields in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 IM.
Joe Rusnock, a three-sport athlete out of Connecticut, has verbally committed to SMU’s incoming freshman class in 2021 as a full-time swimmer.
Tualatin Hills Swim Club breast/IM specialist Angus Corbeau will trade Oregon for Texas when he suits up for SMU in the fall of 2021.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas put up another best time tonight, winning the 200 fly in 1:40.33. That’s a second faster than his lifetime best from 2019 NCAAs.
The East Carolina and Cincinnati men battled closely, with ECU winning an exciting match up by single digit points. Houston extended their women’s streak.
East Carolina’s Santos set a Meet Record in the 100 fly and was also a part of the winning 400 medley relay that took down a Meet Record on day 3.
Overall, 12 Pool Records were broken by the Longhorns: the 200 medley relay, 50/100/200/500/1000 free 100/200 back, 100 breast,100/200 fly, and 200 free relay
Mountaineer David Dixon broke the SMU pool record in the 200 fly, where Dixon clocked a 1:42.65 to win the race by nearly 9 seconds.