The current junior group has a heated battle for top scorer. Kieran Smith leads scoring, but Shaine Casas leads with 3 individual NCAA titles.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (200 BK) and Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (100 FR) will aim for a perfect 3-for-3 title sweep tonight in their respective events.
Eddie Reese won his 15th NCAA title with all 20 members of the Texas roster scoring at the 2021 Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 FR heat followed by the finals of the 200 BK, 100 FR, 200 BR, 200 FL, and the 400 FR relay.
The Cal Bears returned 8 up and 2 down swims Saturday morning, yet the Texas Longhorns look strong to hold onto their lead from yesterday.
It’s the final day of the 2021 NCAA Men’s Championships, with Texas leading the way as Cal tries to make the most of a strong day four on paper.
Shaine Casas won Texas A&M’s first NCAA title in program history yesterday in the 200 IM. Tonight, Casas will have a shot at the 100 back title.
The Texas Longhorns have set themselves up for an explosive Friday night finals session in Greensboro, snagging 10 up and 4 down swims, four in the 4IM alone.
Catch top seeds UGA’s Jake Magahey (500 FR), Cal’s Destin Lasco (200 IM), Cal’s Ryan Hoffer (50 FR), and the 200 free and 400 medley relays on night two.
On the slate tonight will be the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay. Cal holds the top seeds in two events.
Texas freshman Carson Foster comes in with a monster 3:35.27, with breaststoker Hugo Gonzalez of Cal and freestyle ace Bobby Finke of Florida behind him.
Back in 2019, then-freshmen Shaine Casas finished 13th in the 200 IM, but now, the Texas A&M star could threaten Caeleb Dressel’s all-time mark of 1:38.18.
Texas just won their 25th straight Big 12 title, continuing their streak as the only-ever school to win the men’s conference championship.
Texas will look to wrap up their wins on the final day of Big 12s today, only extending their decisive leads from days 1-3.
The Texas Longhorns hope to extend their leads in both the women’s meet and the men’s meet on Day 3 of the 2021 Big 12 Championships.