Joanna Evans tripled as the Texas women defeated NC State and Austin at home.
Cox shoots past American Melanie Margalis to the #1 time in the world this year.
Aly Tetzloff came up big for Auburn, winning the 50 free and 100 fly, as well as providing a quick split on the 400 fre relay.
Stanford still leads handily with unanimous #1 votes, but the trio behind them are as close as can be.
Remedy Rule had what could be considered the meet of her life, posting lifetime bests in the 100 fly (51.71), 200 fly (1:53.65), and 500 free (4:42.58)
The Longhorn women moved past Cal for the fastest time in this event this seasons, thanks to all four women splitting under 48, with three of the four at 47.3 or better.
We got to see more scorching times on the final morning of the 2018 Texas Invite, including Tate Jackson dropping the fastest 100 free of the season.
Three-time defending national champion Townley Haas will be up against a loaded men’s 200 free field tonight that saw six men go sub-1:35 in the prelims.
Swim fans should be ready for another great night of racing after a fast prelims session on the 2nd day of the 2018 Texas Invite.
Up until this morning, Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin held the fastest time in the NCAA with a 21.64, and only Ky-Lee Perry and Mallory Comerford had also been under 22 seconds so far.
Besides Ackerman (above), Ashley Turak, an Indiana University recruit for next year, threw down a stunning 47.63 to anchor the Farmington – Harrison’s relay to victory and new records. That swim will be the last in program history.
On your average Wednesday, you can find the Texas women doing pace work. Luckily for us, it was a typical Wednesday in Austin.
As a sophomore last season, Heimstead was part of the Normal Community HS team that placed 4th at the 2017 IHSA State Championships in November.
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