The favorite to win this race is Stanford’s Ally Howe, who broke Natalie Coughlin’s American Record and became the first woman to clear the 50 second barrier since 2002 at the 2017 Pac-12 Championships.
Simone Manuel will look to lead Stanford back to the top of the podium in the 400 free relay.
After making the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympis, Cal backstroker Kathleen Baker has been looking to move up in the yards pool.
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Texas’ Joseph Schooling, the NCAA Record holder, may have scratched tonight’s 200 fly final, but we’ll get to see him go for the Big 12 100 free record on the leadoff leg of the 400 free relay.
Texas’ Tasija Karosas completed a successful sweep of the backstroke titles at the 2017 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships, winning gold in a Big 12 Meet Record time of 1:51.11.
Townley Haas, last year’s NCAA champion in the 500 and 200 free, will be tackling some tough teammates in the 100 free today, the final day of the 2017 Big 12 championships.
One of the big races to watch is the men’s 100 fly, where Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger will go head-to-head.
Big 12 Conference Record holder Will Licon and Big 12 Meet Record holder Jonathan Roberts will square off in the 400 IM.
The 50 free final will feature a showdown between Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger. This morning, Schooling tied Ian Crocker’s Big 12 Meet Record with a personal best 19.18, while Conger was just a nail behind in 19.20.
Texas teammates Joseph Schooling (19.18) and Jack Conger (19.20) each turned in a best time to lead prelims of the 50 free.
The women of the University of Texas have had incredible success this year which should carry through to an easy Big 12 title.
Though Carmel should play the dominant team in tonight’s Indiana High School State finals, Emily Weiss (pictured) of Yorktown pulled off a swim in prelims yesterday that suggests she may threaten Lilly King’s high school record.
The Texas Longhorns accomplished a feat that hasn’t been done in over 2 decades when they defeated the Georgia women on Saturday afternoon.
Senior Will Licon won all 3 of his individual events to help power the Longhorns to victory.