Houston won their 5th-straight AAC championship title this weekend, clearing runner-up SMU by 255.5 points.
Tulane senior Kate McDonald had a huge swim in the 100 breast, winning the race decisively.
In an AAC Champs with a smaller field than we’re used to, the Houston women and SMU men have jumped out to early leads after the 1st day of competition.
Houston women will face SMU, Cincinnati, and Tulane as they aim for their 5th straight AAC Championship title. The men’s title is between SMU and Cincinnati.
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.
Dalbo won three individual events for the Mustangs, topping fields in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 200 IM.
Freshman Jenna Watson was among the individual winners at SMU’s annual intrasquad meet, picking up a win in the 200 IM at her first ever college meet.
The East Carolina and Cincinnati men battled closely, with ECU winning an exciting match up by single digit points. Houston extended their women’s streak.
The Cincinnati men will battle for their 3rd-straight title this week at the 2020 American Athletic Conference Championships.
Following their Friday meet with Texas, SMU held Saturday time trials as a final tuneup ahead of AACs. Several best times were set in the trials.
The Mustang men open the 2019-20 season at TCU on Friday with diving action beginning at 11 a.m., followed by swimming at 1 p.m.
NC State is wrapping up its fall recruiting season with its seventh verbal commit to the class of 2021, NOVA of Virginia’s Jacob Johnson.
NC State picked up its sixth high-level verbal commitment from the high school class of 2017 with Gil Kiesler’s announcement.
The North Carolina State University class of 2021 gained a new member with the verbal commitment from Eric Knowles of Dayton Raiders.
Canada’s Danika Huizinga made a verbal commitment to join the North Carolina State University class of 2021.