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.
Now that the 2nd round of 2016 midseason invites for NCAA teams are in the books, we’ve put together a list of the top NCAA swimmers in each women’s event up to this point.
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.