The concept of “the wisdom of the crowd” has existed since Aristotle. Let’s apply that wisdom to a swim meet.
With four of 2018’s top-10 finishers out of the NCAA, there’s room for some new blood in the mile.
With Olympic champions Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel moving on to the pros, Stanford reloads in search of their third-straight 800 free relay title – and they’ve still got the stars to do it.
One swimmer stands out amid a tightly-packed 500 freestyle field, and that’s ASU transfer Cierra Runge.
Defending NCAA Champion Austin Katz will swim the 200 back on Saturday evening at Big 12s.
Will Townley Haas have another big drop in Friday night’s finals in the 200 free?
Texas’ Joanna Evans turned on the jets in finals of the women’s 500 free and broke her own Meet Record with a 4:36.87 in the final.
Joanna Evans tripled as the Texas women defeated NC State and Austin at home.
Jamaican Alia Atkinson continues to carry the torch for the Caribbean and Central American women. The most successful female swimmer in the region’s history, Atkinson added 2 more World Championship gold medals and a bronze to her haul in 2018.
The USC Trojans will be trying to build momentum on their strong morning on the final night of the 2018 Texas Hall of Fame Invite.
Three-time defending national champion Townley Haas will be up against a loaded men’s 200 free field tonight that saw six men go sub-1:35 in the prelims.
Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson impressed with a 1:53.0 in the 200 IM on the first morning of the 2018 Texas Hall of Fame Invite.
Drew Kibler came up big in his first Texas Hall of Fame Invite swim, throwing down the fastest 200 free time in the NCAA while leading off Texas’s 800 free relay.
Distance standouts Joanna Evans and Evie Pfeifer each won a double for the Horns.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.