Texas just won their 25th straight Big 12 title, continuing their streak as the only-ever school to win the men’s conference championship.
Austin Katz took care of business, punching his NCAA ticket, but other Texas men hit lifetime bests in off events, en route to beating SMU 170-115.
Aiden Hayes (above), Arsenio Bustos, and Garrett Boone all swam under 54 seconds on Friday evening in Richmond. That makes for a monster training group next fall.
After demolishing the 400 IM 17-18 NAG record in October, what can Carson Foster do tonight in a match-up with older brother Jake?
Bray had never broken 52 seconds until this morning, and her previous 100 back best was a 52.02, a time she hadn’t bettered since 2017.
Carson Foster led the 200 IM prelims this morning at 1:43.12, and he’ll challenge his 1:42.43 lifetime best tonight as the favorite to win.
Senior Evie Pfeifer swam the third-fastest 500 free in the NCAA this season, blasting a 4:38.66 at prelims of Texas’s Hall of Fame Invite.
The Longhorn quartet combined for a 6:07.34, the 7th-fastest time ever, as well as the fastest time ever outside of NCAAs.
Coby Carrozza from University of Texas won the final heat of the men’s 400 free, posting the overall top time with a 3:54.34
Lydia Jacoby of Seward Tsunami popped a 1:07.57 in the 100 breast in San Antonio to move to #2 all-time for 15-16 girls.
Longhorn Aquatics’ Madisyn Cox won the 200 IM handily on Friday morning in San Antonio.
Shaine Casas set the tone with a blistering 44.40 in the 100 back, Drew Kibler dropped a 4:08 in the 500 free, and Carson Foster went 3:35 in the 400 IM.
The time is Foster’s 2nd fastest of the year, coming in behind the 1:47.74 he swam in January, which currently ranks him as the #4 American this year.
Texas has never lost a Big 12 Championship meet and returns a huge scoring group. But TCU’s freshmen actually outscored Texas’s freshmen last year.
Our top four classes are unbelievably loaded, including a World Champs silver medalist and a World Junior champ, among many others.