Morgan will be an immediate asset when she arrives in Austin; breaststroke has recently been a weak spot for the Longhorn women.
Texas changed up the relay slightly from the mid-season relay, swapping mid-season breaststroker Evie Pfeifer for Kennedy Lohman this morning.
Claire Adams, with A-final potential in the 100 back and 100 free, is a relay weapon and a senior leader for the Texas Longhorns.
The 2019 Big 12 Championship begin tonight with the 200 medley relay, men’s 1m diving, and the 800 free relays.
The USC Trojans will be trying to build momentum on their strong morning on the final night of the 2018 Texas Hall of Fame Invite.
We got to see more scorching times on the final morning of the 2018 Texas Invite, including Tate Jackson dropping the fastest 100 free of the season.
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.
USC’s Louise Hansson tied Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil for the fastest 100 fly time of the season, throwing down a 50.09 in the Day 3 prelims of the 2018 Texas Hall of Fame Invite.
Evie Pfeifer is set to build off of a successful freshman campaign as the Longhorns will replace outgoing sprint staple Rebecca Millard with two elite young sprinters in Julia Cook and Grace Ariola.
With no stroke 50s at Pan Pacs, U.S. Nationals will be Lilly King’s only major-meet shot this year to lower her own 50 breast world record from last summer.
The 100 breaststroke belongs to the Big Ten this year, with the top three seeds belonging to schools from the power midwest conference.
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.
That split by schooling was the 3rd fastest fly split in history, behind only his own 19.36 from the 2016 NCAA Championships and 19.45 from last season’s NCAAs.