Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
Swimmers like Alvin Jiang and Max McHugh continue to impress with nation-leading times during day 3 prelims at the 2019 Minnesota Invite.
Alvin Jiang didn’t wait long after transferring from UNC to make a splash with Texas, throwing down a 43.8 fly split that ranks among the fastest of all time.
Longhorn Daniel Krueger has been swimming fast all season, and he became the first man to hit 43.0 this season today at the IU-Louisville-Texas tri meet.
The Longhorns bookended the meet with nation-leading relay performances, ultimately winning all except two events behind strong underclassmen showings.
Pash got the ball rolling early, speeding to a 1:46.42 in the 200 free.
The depth is outstanding, especially with elite freshmen and transfers incoming. The task will be swimming best times at NCAAs – an issue in 2019.
Our top four classes include three perennial NCAA title contenders… and one program you might not expect. Pictured: #2 overall recruit Jake Foster.
Races to watch for tonight in Clovis are the women’s 400 IM, with Evie Pfeifer V. Sydney Pickrem, and the men’s 50 back, with Justin Ress V. Matt Grevers.
Matt Grevers will take the pool for preliminaries of the 50 back this morning, one of 10 total events in the first prelims session of the Clovis meet.
Today was Drabot’s first time going under 2:07 in the event, as she took off more than half a second and now ranks 4th in the world this year.