It will be a battle of top 10 heavyweights when the No. 9 Texas A&M women’s swimming and diving team takes on the No. 2 Texas Longhorns in dual meet action at 4 p.m. on Friday at Lee and Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center on the University of Texas campus.
Sarah Henry is a returning All-American in three individual races for the Aggies, who look to overcome the graduations of three different NCAA champions this season.
Darian Townsend stole the show at the Speedo Arizona Invitational over the weekend. The New York Athletic Club swimmer won five events swimming only two of the meet’s four finals sessions.
Missy Franklin is a scary sight for opposing teams in this relay, but Georgia has their own dominant line-up, led by Shannon Vreeland, to help counter Cal’s Bears.
Fast age groupers, college commits like Brett Ringgold and Curtis Ogren and even some current Texas A&M Aggies made appearances at the Texas Sectionals meet in College Station.
Breeja Larson just missed breaking a minute in the 100 breaststroke on Saturday in Nashville.
The Georgia women run deep in 200 freestylers, and should have no trouble taking the 800 free relay title at NCAA’s. (Photo Credit: Janna Schulze/SwimSwam.com)
College Swimming News: “Georgia thoroughly handled Cal at their home invite a few weeks ago, however, they are battling some injuries…” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)
Texas A&M’s Breeja Larson was just one record-breaker at the Phill Hansel Invite as Wyoming, LSU, Arkansas and SMU put up strong swims as well. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
The powerful Breeja Larson, Olympian and NCAA Champion, will lead the Aggies into a new season. (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
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