Haas was aiming to be the first man in history to four-peat in the 200 free.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Friday night emotion.
NC State’s Coleman Stewart is in the hunt for two NCAA titles tonight, though the marquee matchup is a heavyweight title bout between Townley Haas and Andrew Seliskar for the 200 free title, perhaps the team title and perhaps even Swimmer of the Meet honors.
Cal had a huge morning, with top qualifying spots in 3 of 5 swimming events. That includes Andrew Seliskar, searching for his first-ever individual NCAA title after becoming the fifth man ever under 1:40 in the 200 IM this morning.
The Cal bears look to bounce back from their 3rd place finish in the 800 free relay, with Andrew Seliskar and Ryan Hoffer leading the charge with top seeds.
NC State, Texas and Cal have almost endless options for 400 medley relay lineups tonight. We try to puzzle out the options between sessions.
With the first prelims session of the meet in the books, it’s time to look at how many swims for each team will be returning tonight to score points.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Wednesday night atmosphere.
The Texas Longhorns came out strong tonight, but they weren’t the only ones.
After last year’s thrilling five-team battle for the team title, things somehow look even closer this season. Catch the start of what should be a thrilling national title chase with our live recap tonight.
Townley Haas’s 1:29.66 anchor was the first time in history anyone has gone under 1:30 with a relay start.
The NC State Wolfpack are on the prowl for their third 400 free relay title in the last four years.
Texas senior Townley Haas is on a quest to make history this week in Austin by becoming the first man ever to win four NCAA Division I 200 free titles.
Over the last two years, Texas has brought in the #2 and #1-ranked recruiting classes, both centered around one event: the 200 free.
Defending NCAA Champion Austin Katz will swim the 200 back on Saturday evening at Big 12s.