One of the big races to watch is the men’s 100 fly, where Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger will go head-to-head.
Big 12 Conference Record holder Will Licon and Big 12 Meet Record holder Jonathan Roberts will square off in the 400 IM.
The 50 free final will feature a showdown between Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger. This morning, Schooling tied Ian Crocker’s Big 12 Meet Record with a personal best 19.18, while Conger was just a nail behind in 19.20.
Texas sophomore Joanna Evans, a Bahamian Olympian, captured gold in record-breaking fashion on night 2 of the 2017 Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin, Texas.
Texas teammates Joseph Schooling (19.18) and Jack Conger (19.20) each turned in a best time to lead prelims of the 50 free.
Tonight marks the first night of the Men’s and Women’s Big 12 Swimming Championships, where women’s head coach Carol Capitani (pictured) will likely lead her revamped squad to a team title.
The women of the University of Texas have had incredible success this year which should carry through to an easy Big 12 title.
The Texas Longhorns accomplished a feat that hasn’t been done in over 2 decades when they defeated the Georgia women on Saturday afternoon.
USC had the fastest leadoff swimmer, with Dylan Carter blasting a 1:32.62 to help the Trojans to their 2nd place finish.
Among the notable races to watch is the men’s 200 yard free, which will feature U.S. Olympic gold medalists Clark Smith and Townley Haas, as well as Stanford freshman standout Grant Shoults and Olympic champ Ous Mellouli.
In the 100 back, Pac-12 champ Amy Bilquist blasted a dominant 51.93 in the 100 back to break the former Pool Record of 52.22 set by Natalie Coughlin in 2003.
Madisyn Cox led the Texas Longhorns to a decisive victory over Texas A&M on Thursday.
Day 2 of the tri-meet between Texas, Indiana, and Florida was contested in short course yards, with the Indiana Men and Texas women picking up 2 wins each again.
A pair of freestyle battles between Olympic gold medalists Townley Haas (Texas) and Blake Pieroni (Indiana) highlighted the men’s meet.
Ritch will have an immediate scoring impact for Texas at the Big 12 Championships, as she’s already fast enough to score in 3 events.