Despite a possible injury, and placing 10th in prelims, Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas set a new pool record from the 200 back ‘B’ final at 1:36.62.
Shaine Casas wore a walking boot on deck this morning and he finished 10th in the 200 back. Chloe Stepanek touched 1st in the same event with a PR of 1:55.97.
Shane Casas produced another historic swim while Tanner Olson and Chloe Stepanek kept their momentum going on night 2 of the Art Adamson Invite.
This morning, Olson popped a 51.85 in the 100 breaststroke, lowering the Texas A&M school record of 52.00 and nearly hitting the NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.67.
The Texas Longhorns face-off with the Texas A&M Aggies in Austin this evening in a dual with both the men’s and women’s programs.
Nitro backstroker Shannon Bagnal has verbally committed to Texas A&M University’s class of 2025.
An already-crowded U.S. men’s 200 IM field got even more crowded on Sunday when Sam Stewart swam a 1:57 at the College Station Sectionals.
Reigning SEC breaststroke champion Anna Belousova was one of the top performers for the Aggies. Belousova swept the breaststroke events.
Courtney Harnish won thrice for the UGA women, while Camden Murphy swept the butterfly races and split a 20.9 on the medley relay.
The Aggies were led by senior sprinter Raena Eldridge, who clocked a 54.64 in the 100 back and a 50.88 in the 100 free. She also led off both winning relays.
Hitting a 4:15.73, this was only Quah’s second time ever racing the event in yards, and the Singaporean junior was one of two Aggies under 4:20 on Saturday.
The Texas A&M women’s swimming & diving team faces off against Texas for their annual rival meet at 6 p.m. Friday at Rec Center Natatorium.
In unscored long course competition on Friday, Texas A&M sophomore Shaine Casas broke Aaron Peirsol’s 12-year old pool record in the 100 meter backstroke.
Sydney Pickrem will look to pick up her first indiviudal title of the meet in the 400 IM, but she’ll be met by fierce competition Tess Cieplucha and a tough Florida IM group, led by freshman Vanessa Pearl.
Athletes from Auburn, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas A&M were honored by the Southeastern Conference for their efforts last week.