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?
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.
Eddie Reese and the Texas Longhorns have reloaded the roster for a run at a 5th consecutive NCAA title.
Texas freshman Evie Pfeifer is seeking her 3rd title of the meet in the 1650 free.
Among the swimmers to watch out for tonight on the men’s side are Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling (100 fly), Jonathan Roberts (400 IM), and Townley Haas (200 free).
Texas’ Brett Ringgold will challenge teammates Tate Jackson and Joseph Schooling for the 50 free title tonight.
Edina Swim Club’s Peter Larson has verbally committed to swim for University of Texas in 2019-20, joining his brother Johnthomas Larson, who will be a junior.
The Texas Men’s team proved once again why they’re ranked #1.
Matt Grevers was victorious in the men’s 100 backstroke.
Kevin Litherland blasted a 15:10.93 to lead the afternoon heats of the men’s 1500 free.