University of Texas freshman David Johnston kicked off his NCAA career on an extremely high note, with a lifetime-best 500 free at the Texas Intrasquad.
Texas has never lost a Big 12 Championship meet and returns a huge scoring group. But TCU’s freshmen actually outscored Texas’s freshmen last year.
Two-time qualifier Chris Yeager is one of six Texas swimmers who don’t appear on NCAA psych sheets, perhaps due to roster limits.
Texas’ JohnThomas Larson had a breakthrough swim, lowering his best in the 500 free for the first time since 2018 with a 4:14.96.
Tonight, we’ll see finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 1650 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and plaform diving.
Tonight we’ll see Texas, West Virginia, TCU, Kansas, and Iowa State face off for the first individual titles of the 2020 championships.
Drew Kibler will swim the 500 free this morning, an event where he had a breakthrough 4:11.19 at mid-season, taking three seconds from his lifetime-best.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Arizona’s Brooks Fail each put up nation-leading times this morning on day 2 of the 2019 Minnesota Invite
Ben Charles, a 1:47.7-200 flyer from Machine Aquatics, has verbally committed to swim for the Longhorns in the class of 2024.
Grand Canyon’s Mark Nikolaev, the 8th fastest performer ever in the 100 back, will opt out of this morning’s 200 IM.
The University of Texas, who had 18 swimmers invited to the 2019 Men’s NCAA Championships, has scratched two athletes to lower its combined swimming and diving NCAA roster size to 18.
Texas had to cut two of its 20 projected NCAA invitees. See the full psych sheets and cut lines here.
Will Townley Haas have another big drop in Friday night’s finals in the 200 free?
Texas freshman Alex Zettle had the best swim in prelims on Thursday at the Big 12 Championships. Will he beat Townley Haas for the title in finals? Or will the defending NCAA Champion find some extra speed for the evening session?