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.
As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….
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Grace Ariola led a 1-2-3 Texas finish in the 50 free. Ariola swam a 22.52 for the 10th fastest time in the NCAA this season, touching out Julia Cook (22.67) and Anelise Diener (22.85).
There were 18 performances from the meet that rank in the top 10 nationally this season
Joanna Evans took the 1000 free in a 9:47.68, marking the fastest time in the NCAA this season. Teammate Evie Pfeifer came in 2nd with a 9:49.02, clocking the 3rd fastest time nationally this season.
Vini Lanza swam lights out as the Indiana men cruised to comfortable victories over Texas and Florida.
Joanna Evans won a pair of events on the opening night of the Texas/Florida/Indiana meet.
Ella Eastin and Stanford chase a third-straight NCAA team title. Who are the top challengers? A conference rival you probably saw coming and a couple more teams you might not have.
Texas freshman Grace Ariola has tested positive for a prohibited substance, but was found ‘not at fault’ by the USADA.