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.
The Texas Longhorns are poised for an 8th consecutive Big 12 title, not having lost this meet since Texas A&M moved to the SEC in 2012.
Honorable mention All-American and Big 12 silver medalist Morgan Bullock won 3 individual races for West Virginia in their win over Iowa State.
The Gold team claimed the overall victory over the Blue team with a score of 228-133. The women’s gold team won 120-66, while the men’s gold team won 108-67.
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?
The 50 free on Thursday should include Texas senior Tate Jackson, who ranks 2nd nationally in the event this season.
Now, he’s gone sub-20 four times in late 2018, and this was just .05 off of his PR from the Ohio State Invite– it’s also just his fifth time under 20 seconds.
David Dixon had three individual wins and broke two pool records as the West Virginia men dominated Villanova.
Texas’ Brett Ringgold will challenge teammates Tate Jackson and Joseph Schooling for the 50 free title tonight.
WVU won a combined 29 of 32 events between the men and women.
The Mountaineers took a combined 17 of 18 events on day one of their tri meet with Xavier and Seton Hall.
Meet Stats Complete results January 27, 2017 Score Women: West Virginia 126, Bucknell 75 Men: West Virginia 124, Bucknell 79…