Trenton Julian (above) is the 3rd-fastest 200 butterflier in history but Nic Albiero will be fighting to deny him the title at this year’s NCAA Championships.
Texas just won their 25th straight Big 12 title, continuing their streak as the only-ever school to win the men’s conference championship.
The Texas Longhorns junior likely earned a trip to the NCAA Championships with his swim, though Texas seems destined to over-qualify again.
Last year, Texas won its 24th-consecutive title, scoring approximately 50 points more than they did in 2019.
Jack Hoagland rewrote his personal record book this weekend, clocking 4 lifetime bests.
Texas’ Bray and Foster were in action at the PSS, while Dixon picked up two wins during WVU’s first dual meet of the season against Pitt.
The Pitt men and women both came out on top against the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers in this year’s edition of the annual Backyard Brawl.
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.
Tonight we’ll see Texas, West Virginia, TCU, Kansas, and Iowa State face off for the first individual titles of the 2020 championships.
The 2020 Big 12 Swimming & Diving Championships get underway today in Morgantown, WV, with the 200 medley relay, 800 free relay, and men’s 1m diving.
Texas’ top-end strength and depth, combined with its 40-year win streak, all but guarantees a 41st Longhorn victory at the Big 12 Championships.
Mountaineer David Dixon broke the SMU pool record in the 200 fly, where Dixon clocked a 1:42.65 to win the race by nearly 9 seconds.
The Mountaineer men topped the Panthers 179.5-120.5, while the Pittsburgh women defeated WVU 175-125 at the 2020 edition of the Backyard Brawl.
Shaine Cases (Texas A&M) and Erika Brown (Tennessee) both hold 4 national top times each after the first wave of college invites.
The Gold team claimed the overall victory over the Blue team with a score of 228-133. The women’s gold team won 120-66, while the men’s gold team won 108-67.