Mountaineer fly star David Dixon swept the men’s fly events, clocking a 48.66 to win the men’s 100 fly by nearly 3 seconds.
Freshman Hunter Armstrong picked up a double for WVU. He dominated the 200 free by 3 seconds in 1:40.75. Armstrong was also the 100 free champ in 45.04.
Mountaineer David Dixon broke the SMU pool record in the 200 fly, where Dixon clocked a 1:42.65 to win the race by nearly 9 seconds.
World record holder Caeleb Dressel is slated to swim both the 100 fly and the 200 free during prelims of Day 3 of the 2019 US Open Championships.
U.S. Open will feature some top junior swimmers, including Olympic contenders like Carson Foster & Luca Urlando as well as fast risers like Hunter Armstrong.
The Gold team claimed the overall victory over the Blue team with a score of 228-133. The women’s gold team won 120-66, while the men’s gold team won 108-67.
West Virginia University has announced the addition of 22 student-athletes its men’s and women’s rosters for the upcoming 2019-20 season.
The final session of the meet will feature the 200 IM, 50 free, women’s 1500, men’s 800, and the 4×100 medley relays.
Day 5 finals include the women’s and men’s 200 IM, women’s 1500 freestyle, women’s and men’s 50 freestyle, men’s 800 freestyle, and the 400 medley relays.
West Virginia commit Hunter Armstrong, who already won the 100 free this week, shaved .02 seconds off Michael Andrew’s four-year-old meet record.
Hunter Armstrong, a West Virginia University commit, has scratched out of the 200 free final on Friday night to concentrate on the 100 back.
Rye Ulett is the top seed tonight in a crowded 100 back final at Junior Nationals. The third seed is older sister Tristen Ulett.
Justina Kozan is the top seed in the women’s 200 free on Friday morning at U.S. Speedo Junior Nationals in Palo Alto, California.
Before only going to 2 practices per week, Armstrong wanted to go on his team training trip, and consequently started training full-time just last year
Although swimming in the B final, 13-year-old Leah Hayes produced the fastest overall time in the 400 IM and punched her ticket to Olympic Trials in Omaha.