The USC graduate transfer was a lifetime best 51.63 in prelims on Thursday, but he didn’t stop there.
The Texas Longhorn men and women swept intrastate rivals Texas A&M Friday night in the Aggies home pool in College Station.
Senior Koko Bratanov will be heavily relied upon this season by the Aggies after the abrupt departure of Shaine Casas one month ago.
The Wolverines put on a show in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Champs, breaking the meet record and swimming the fastest time in the NCAA this season.
Georgia senior Camden Murphy comes in as the top seed in the 100 fly on Day 3 of the SEC Championships, seeking his first conference title in the event.
Baylor Nelson, the #2 recruit in the class of 2022, had announced his intention to swim at Texas A&M in the class of 2026.
The Texas A&M men won 10 events against the SMU men on Friday, with Kaloyan Bratanov, Ethan Gogulski, and Jace Brown all nabbing two event wins each.
Despite a possible injury, and placing 10th in prelims, Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas set a new pool record from the 200 back ‘B’ final at 1:36.62.
Shaine Casas wore a walking boot on deck this morning and he finished 10th in the 200 back. Chloe Stepanek touched 1st in the same event with a PR of 1:55.97.
Shane Casas produced another historic swim while Tanner Olson and Chloe Stepanek kept their momentum going on night 2 of the Art Adamson Invite.
This morning, Olson popped a 51.85 in the 100 breaststroke, lowering the Texas A&M school record of 52.00 and nearly hitting the NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.67.
The reigning SEC Champion Florida swam a couple of lifetime bests. Grant Sanders broke 53 for the first time in the 100 breast. He dropped over half a second.
Our women’s NCAA swimming & diving ranks had a change at #1… will our men’s ranks do the same? There’s a lot to unpack after mid-season invites.
Marsh’s 22.58 fly leg on the 200 medley relay out-split the other flyers in the field as well as every freestyle anchor.
The Longhorns bookended the meet with nation-leading relay performances, ultimately winning all except two events behind strong underclassmen showings.