Xavier swimming opened up its fall schedule with strong performances at the Butler Double Duals, collecting victories on both the men’s and women’s side.
Texas’ Sam Pomajevich will try and lock down his NCAA invite status in the men’s 200 fly on Saturday.
A pair of Texas Longhorns, Max Holter (above) and Daniel Krueger, are likely now in for the NCAA Championships. Several other swimmers improved their bubble status on Wednesday as well.
Now, he’s gone sub-20 four times in late 2018, and this was just .05 off of his PR from the Ohio State Invite– it’s also just his fifth time under 20 seconds.
The Indiana State women placed first with 170 points and defeated Saint Louis (102), Illinois State (74), Butler (68), Eastern Illinois (14) and Maryville (6). The Billiken men won eight events en route to the men’s title.
David Dixon had three individual wins and broke two pool records as the West Virginia men dominated Villanova.
Texas freshman Evie Pfeifer is seeking her 3rd title of the meet in the 1650 free.
Among the swimmers to watch out for tonight on the men’s side are Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling (100 fly), Jonathan Roberts (400 IM), and Townley Haas (200 free).
Not only is that time a new best by almost five seconds, but her time ranks her 13th in Division I this year.
Texas is poised to win their 6th Big 12 title in a row.
The West Virginia men’s team swept the events against Villanova.
WVU won a combined 29 of 32 events between the men and women.
Nate Carr broke the WVU pool record on Saturday as WVU cruised to victory over Seton Hall and Xavier.
Senior Nate Carr set a WVU Natatorium record in the 400 individual medley to highlight victories for the West Virginia University swimming and diving teams against Seton Hall and Xavier on Saturday morning.
The Mountaineers took a combined 17 of 18 events on day one of their tri meet with Xavier and Seton Hall.