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.
Stepanek first won the 200 free with a 1:47.65, blowing away the field as the only swimmer to crack 1:50.
Texas A&M’s Chloe Stepanek and Georgia’s Jake Magahey were also named the conference’s Freshman of the Week.
Despite a possible injury, and placing 10th in prelims, Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas set a new pool record from the 200 back ‘B’ final at 1:36.62.
Shaine Casas wore a walking boot on deck this morning and he finished 10th in the 200 back. Chloe Stepanek touched 1st in the same event with a PR of 1:55.97.
Shane Casas produced another historic swim while Tanner Olson and Chloe Stepanek kept their momentum going on night 2 of the Art Adamson Invite.
This morning, Olson popped a 51.85 in the 100 breaststroke, lowering the Texas A&M school record of 52.00 and nearly hitting the NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.67.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas was lights out at the Art Adamson Invite, becoming the third-fastest performer of all-time in the men’s 200 IM.
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.
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.
Texas A&M freshman Chloe Stepanek took on a heavy event slate in her first collegiate dual meet, but came up with some huge swims for the Aggies.
Freshman Chloe Stepanek, part of a 14-member class, won 3 freestyle events for the Aggies. The sprint frees were the team’s biggest weakness last season.
Swimmer Sarah Szklaruk Traipe and diver Payton Props will join 11 other future Aggies as Texas A&M freshmen this fall.