Times to earn a second swim were faster in two of the three events that had previously been contested, and we have a starting point for a new Olympic event.
Highlighting the 2021 Longhorn Elite Invite this weekend include Olympic hopeful Carson Foster and Olympic champions Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky.
Caroline Theil had a solid showing tonight, picking up three wins as Texas A&M hosted and defeated SMU at their one-day dual meet.
Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas dominated in freestyle, backstroke, and IM in the first finals session of the 2020 Art Adamson Invite in College Station.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas cruised in as the top-qualifier for tonight’s final in the men’s 200 IM with a 1:42.24 to take the top seed by over three seconds.
The headline swim of the night was A&M junior Shaine Casas’ 1:39.23 200 fly, which was both an Aggie school record and pool record.
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
This morning, Shaine Casas churned out a 1:58.54 to dominate the 200 meter IM in long course, a lifetime best. He’ll be the man to beat tonight.
Texas A&M sophomore star Shaine Casas crushed a career-best 1:58.54 in the 200 long course meter IM that would have ranked 6th among American men last season.
After committing to Nebraska-Omaha, Olivia (“Liv”) Theil will overlap 2 years in the NCAA with her sister Caroline, currently a sophomore at Texas A&M.
Hayes went a 24.70 to win the men’s 50 fly, a lifetime best by fourteen hundredths. He was less than a tenth ahead of second place.
Bobo sliced over three seconds from his previous best.
Casas took over four seconds off of his PR in the 200 IM and several hundredths off of his 50 free PR.
Kylie Powers is a big in-state get for the Aggies #7 recruiting class.
Paul Le took the men’s 100 back in decisive fashion, touching in 55.78.