Senior Luke Mankus (Keller, Texas) secured a spot at the upcoming NCAA Championships to highlight action for the Mizzou men’s and women’s swimming teams at the Mizzou Last Chance Meet, held March 2-3 at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
The 2019 SEC Championships are shaping up to be quite the battle in both men’s and women’s competition, and the Texas A&M men appear to have a good chance to join their women as team championships this year.
Alina Kendzior won twice as Louisville’s men and women defeated Missouri.
Brazil will hold a pair of relay camps for their men’s 4×100 and 4×200 free teams as they hone in on those events heading into the 2020 Olympics.
Great Britain native Anna Hopkin of Arkansas swam the 2nd-fastest 100 freestyle so far in the NCAA season tonight at the Mizzou Invite in 47.05.
Haley Hynes blasted a new personal best of 51.24 tonight in the women’s 100 back at the Mizzou Invitational.
Mikel Schreuders dropped a 1:33.61 200 free at day 2 prelims of the Mizzou Invite, the top time so far in this NCAA season.
Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin swam a nation-leading 21.64 in the women’s 50 free at the Mizzou Invite.
Annie Ochitwa swam the 3rd-fastest 100 fly in the NCAA this morning in 51.37.
The ND women had an impressive team showing, claiming victory over Kentucky and Mizzou, which are 2 top 20 teams from last season’s NCAAs, and ending in a tie with IU, the 8th place team performer at last year’s NCAAs.
Alexander put up a strong 1:47.53 to win the 200 IM, and finished first in the 100 back (48.24).
The University of Missouri men swept their event while the women went 1-2-4-7.
Paul Le (Missouri State) took the men’s 100 fly with a 54.13. Le was out fast, posting a 24.75 on the first 50, but came home in 29.38.
Daniel Hein (Mizzou) won the men’s 200 back, posting a 2:03.21, exactly half a second off his personal best of 2:02.71.
Ann Ochitwa, who will be a Mizzou Senior in the Fall, went 26.65 in the women’s 50 fly, landing her in a tie for 9th in the nation this year, and 50th in the world.