Casas swam a lifetime best in the 100 fly with a 44.98, cracking 45 seconds for the first time in his career.
Stepanek first won the 200 free with a 1:47.65, blowing away the field as the only swimmer to crack 1:50.
The Virginia Cavaliers have assembled a loaded roster that leads the NCAA ranks. The top threats to their title run, though, remain hard to predict.
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.
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.
Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas dominated in freestyle, backstroke, and IM in the first finals session of the 2020 Art Adamson Invite in College Station.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas cruised in as the top-qualifier for tonight’s final in the men’s 200 IM with a 1:42.24 to take the top seed by over three seconds.
Ting Quah explains how rooming with her sister at the 2019 World Championships gave them an opportunity to grow their relationship outside of the pool.
The headline swim of the night was A&M junior Shaine Casas’ 1:39.23 200 fly, which was both an Aggie school record and pool record.
The Texas Longhorns face-off with the Texas A&M Aggies in Austin this evening in a dual with both the men’s and women’s programs.
Freshman Chloe Stepanek, part of a 14-member class, won 3 freestyle events for the Aggies. The sprint frees were the team’s biggest weakness last season.
Florida’s Sherridon Dressel, the 2019 bronze medalist, will battle with Asia Seidt (Kentucky) and Meet Record holder Rhyan White (Alabama) in the 100 back.
Texas A&M’s Anna Belousova will race to defend her 100 breast title on day 4 of the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.