It was all outside smoke in the men’s 200 free final. Texas’ Townley Haas, who squeaked into the top 8 this morning, and Stanford’s Grant Shoults, who got scratched in after taking 9th in prelims, were the fastest 2 swimmers tonight.
The Stanford men were on a roll this morning, putting 4 swimmers into the final of the 500 free and 5 swimmers into the final of the 200 IM.
USC had the fastest leadoff swimmer, with Dylan Carter blasting a 1:32.62 to help the Trojans to their 2nd place finish.
Among the notable races to watch is the men’s 200 yard free, which will feature U.S. Olympic gold medalists Clark Smith and Townley Haas, as well as Stanford freshman standout Grant Shoults and Olympic champ Ous Mellouli.
The Texas women will take on a tough schedule this weekend, facing Cal and Stanford in a pair of back-to-back dual meets in northern California
Madisyn Cox led the Texas Longhorns to a decisive victory over Texas A&M on Thursday.
Day 2 of the tri-meet between Texas, Indiana, and Florida was contested in short course yards, with the Indiana Men and Texas women picking up 2 wins each again.
The Texas Longhorn women will be taking on the top four teams from last year’s NCAA championships in dual meets this season.
University of Texas Longhorns women made a video that captures their memories of the 2016 U.S Olympic Trials.
Minna Atherton lowered her own Junior World Record in the 100 back today, clocking 59.34 to hold her spot as eighth-fastest swimmer in the world this year.
Elizabeth Beisel qualified third this morning despite a hand injury on Tuesday that forced her to scratch all her events between the injury and the prelims of the 200 back.
USA Swimming National Team member Claire Adams has broken her hand and undergone surgery, but still plans to compete at this…
Junior World Record holder Claire Adams headlines a small but mighty class for the Texas Longhorns
Missy Frankin was the best backstroker on the planet in 2012 and 2013. But now a crowd of young talents threatens her return trip to the Olympics in the 100 back.
The 19& under U.S. talent in the backstroke is starting to creep up on the tried-and-true Olympians up top, and Missy & co. will need to be on their game in the 200 back finals at Trials.