In which we totally overreact to swims from night one.
Stanford has won this event 4 of the last 5 years, but they do not appear to be a favorite to win this time around.
This year’s field of 100 freestylers includes 4 of the top 10 fastest performers of all time, and 6 of the top 20 performers all-time.
Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson looks to potentially gain her recently-lost 100 BK American record. But freshmen Taylor Ruck and Maggie MacNeil, both in their first year of SCY swimming, could be dark horse threats.
With Olympic champions Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel moving on to the pros, Stanford reloads in search of their third-straight 800 free relay title – and they’ve still got the stars to do it.
Defending NCAA Champion Austin Katz will swim the 200 back on Saturday evening at Big 12s.
Texas’ Sam Pomajevich will try and lock down his NCAA invite status in the men’s 200 fly on Saturday.
The 2019 Big 12 Championship begin tonight with the 200 medley relay, men’s 1m diving, and the 800 free relays.
Texas is poised for a 7th consecutive Big 12 title after finishing the regular season 8-0.
Joanna Evans tripled as the Texas women defeated NC State and Austin at home.
Texas senior Tate Jackson had a great swim in the 100 free, winning it in 49.20, which is the third-best time amongst Americans this season.
Andrew Seliskar hit an NCAA ‘A’ cut in three different events over the weekend.
We got to see more scorching times on the final morning of the 2018 Texas Invite, including Tate Jackson dropping the fastest 100 free of the season.
Three-time defending national champion Townley Haas will be up against a loaded men’s 200 free field tonight that saw six men go sub-1:35 in the prelims.