California pulled 5 of our top 20 recruits. All five scored in each of their 3 NCAA meets. None scored less than 70 points. And the class scored 529.5 total.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
Eddie Reese won his 15th NCAA title with all 20 members of the Texas roster scoring at the 2021 Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
ICYMI: The race videos from night two of the 2021 Men’s NCAAs are here. Catch up on the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay here.
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
On paper, it’ll be Cal and Texas dueling it out in the 400 free relay while simultaneously aiming to wrap up a team title.
The Wolverines put on a show in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Champs, breaking the meet record and swimming the fastest time in the NCAA this season.
The Louisville Cardinals have a strong quartet that should be in the mix with recent 400 medley champs Cal, Indiana, and Texas.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas is almost a full second faster than anyone else this season in the 100 back after becoming just the fourth man sub-44 in November.
Drew Kibler is one of the few men who has NCAA scoring ability in both the 50 free and the 500 free and will focus on the latter event at NCAAs.
Texas just won their 25th straight Big 12 title, continuing their streak as the only-ever school to win the men’s conference championship.
The Incarnate Word Men also swam today, putting up times that would have won events at the CCSA Championships last month.
Texas will look to wrap up their wins on the final day of Big 12s today, only extending their decisive leads from days 1-3.
The Texas Longhorns hope to extend their leads in both the women’s meet and the men’s meet on Day 3 of the 2021 Big 12 Championships.