Swimming fans got to witness another butterfly battle between Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger in Friday night’s 100 fly final.
Texas freshman standout Austin Katz was a key player in helping the Horns secure their NCAA spot. Despite their A relay being disqualified, Katz came up big with a 45.34 backstroke split to help the B relay to victory.
Joseph Schooling qualified 1st in the 50 free, but a swimmer from a lower division of NCAA swimming wasn’t far behind.
The Texas A team won it in 6:14.62, with Jonathan Roberts leading off in 1:35.29. Teammates Jeff Newkirk (1:33.60), Joseph Schooling (1:33.17), and Townley Haas (1:32.56) finished the job as they won in 6:14.62.
Brett Ringgold and Jonathan Roberts each rallied for a winning double in the Horns’ victory of the season on the men’s side.
Ipsen got the ball rolling in the 1000 free, blasting a season best 8:49.75 for the win. That makes him the fastest man in the NCAA this season by 10 seconds
Siobhan Haughey’s Michigan Wolverines are one of two teams making big leaps into our top 5.
Blake Pieroni has shown great form early in the NCAA season, leading the Indiana men to the top of the CSCAA polls.
I went to visit the UT women, and was lucky enough to sit in on one of their practices. Not just any practice, though. On Fridays, UT Women go fast.
Indiana’s Blake Pieroni outswam Florida’s Caeleb Dressel in the 100 free to help the Hoosiers to victory.
Texas has a well-rounded freestyle roster led by Rebecca Millard in the sprints and Joanna Evans (pictured) in distance.
Olympic champion Ryan Lochte will swim in his first final of a USA Swimming meet since the Rio incident.
Gabby DeLoof is one of the top seeds in the 200 free on Day 5 of the 2017 U.S. Open.
Deux Français champions des Etats-Unis, lors de la première journée des compétitions, ce mercredi, à East Meadow. Marie WATTEL a remporté le 100 mètres libre dames et Damien JOLY le 1500 mètres messieurs.