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.
Roy-Allan Burch continued his career comeback, bettering the FINA “B” cut he hit a few days ago. Burch was one of 9 to hit B cuts on the final day of the Caribbean Island Swimming Championships.
The third of four days at the Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISCs) was highlighted by an outstanding 100 free showdown, with Dylan Carter and Renzo Tjon A Joe both hitting FINA “B” cuts.
Joanna Evans, Dylan Carter (pictured above), and Timothy Wynter all swam FINA ‘B’ Olympic qualifying times last night at the Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships.
The University of Texas’s Joanna Evans scored her first-ever Olympic berth yesterday with an 800 freestyle win under the FINA ‘A’ cut at the Bahamas’ National Championships
David Nolan comes into the first finals session as the top seed in both the 100 free and 100 fly.
Joseph Schooling, the 2016 NCAA Champion in the 100 and 200 yard butterflies, was named the Big 12 Conference Swimmer of the Year. The University of Texas swept the men’s honors.
University of Texas women and men are poised to sweep their respective Big 12 championship titles on the final day of competition in Austin.
The men’s 500 free saw another Texas freshmen 1-2. Townley Haas dropped 7 seconds from his prelims time to win the event in 4:12.63. That was a new lifetime best for Haas.
At the second day prelim of the Big 12, a strong freshman class is bringing exciting contributions to an already powerful roster for the Texas Longhorn men and women.