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.
We kick off our expanded rankings of the incoming freshman classes for NCAA swimming & diving with our 13th- through 16th-ranked programs.
This is perhaps the best recruiting class we’ve ever ranked, with instant-impact swimmers in back, breast and fly. World record-holder Regan Smith sits #1.
Arlington Aquatic Club’s Torri Huske and NCAP’s Phoebe Bacon continued to put up big swims on the last day of the 2019 NCAP Invitational in College Park.
Tonight’s session was highlighted by 17-year-old Torri Huske’s 100 fly win, a best time of 50.49 to move her to #4 all-time in the 17-18 age group.
Deuel’s highlight swim came in the 100 butterfly, where she dropped a lifetime best 52.95 to erase Kristen Romano’s state record from 2016.
Breast/IM specialist Emme Nelson of SwimMAC Carolina has verbally committed to Texas A&M University for 2020-21.
Abigail Ahrens from Blue Tide Aquatics in Kingwood, Texas has elected to remain in-state to swim for the Aggies in 2020-21.
Desirae Mangaoang, the Philippine national record-holder in the 50/100/200m breaststroke, has announced her verbal commitment to Texas A&M.