Austin Katz and Justin Wright threw down the fastest college times this season in the 200 back and 200 fly, respectively, on the final of the 2017 Texas Invite.
Swimming fans got to witness another butterfly battle between Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger in Friday night’s 100 fly final.
Texas freshman standout Austin Katz was a key player in helping the Horns secure their NCAA spot. Despite their A relay being disqualified, Katz came up big with a 45.34 backstroke split to help the B relay to victory.
The No. 4 USC women’s swimming and diving team and the No. 10 Trojan men make the biennial visit to their Pac-12 desert foes this week with a 2 p.m. meet at Arizona State in Tempe on Friday (Nov. 3) and a noon meet at Arizona in Tucson on Saturday (Nov.
Butterfly specialist Catherine Sanchez was a major player in the win, sweeping her individual races.
The No. 4 USC women’s swimming and diving team hosts its final swim meet of the calendar year on Thursday (Oct. 26) against Washington State at 6 p.m. at the Uytengsu Aquatics Center.
Texas is surging with a big win over Georgia, but no one can quite unseat Stanford at the top of our first Power Rankings of 2017. The Cardinal are still the team to beat, though midseason rest meets caused some major shakeups behind them.
Becca Mann was a double winner in two of her specialties–the 500 and 1000 freestyles–on Saturday afternoon in USC’s victory over Utah
Among the notable races to watch is the men’s 200 yard free, which will feature U.S. Olympic gold medalists Clark Smith and Townley Haas, as well as Stanford freshman standout Grant Shoults and Olympic champ Ous Mellouli.
Santo Condorelli had a win in the 50 free for USC, as the men battled to what was initially a tie with ASU on Friday. A later re-score gave the meet to Bob Bowman’s crew. The Trojan women were victorious over the Sun Devils.
The Trojans have brought in more than enough talent to keep their relays intact, and could easily find themselves matching or improving on their 6th place finish from last season.
The 200 medley relay is a fascinating mixture of storylines that should really center around a pair of rivalries from the Pac-12 and ACC.
The Trojan men were able to avenge last year’s loss while the women extended their streak to five straight over the Badgers
Madisyn Cox of Texas won the 200 IM at tonight’s Texas Invite, hitting the fastest time in the NCAA this season and leading the way for many strong swims.
Linnea Mack and the UCLA Bruins lead the women’s meet after two days at A3 Performance Invitational in Monterey Park, California.