Highlighting the 2021 Longhorn Elite Invite this weekend include Olympic hopeful Carson Foster and Olympic champions Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky.
After emphatic conference titles, Kentucky and Ohio State looked great, in particular. The Wildcats surged to second overall and OSU seventh.
Virginia enters the meet as the top seed in all 5 relays, although it’s tight in the 400 free relay.
The Texas women kept their early lead at Big 12s and ended the meet more than 200 points ahead of runners-up Iowa State to win the 9th straight team title.
The Texas Longhorns hope to extend their leads in both the women’s meet and the men’s meet on Day 3 of the 2021 Big 12 Championships.
It’s a busy morning for the Big 12, with ten prelims events lined up. 500 free champ Evie Pfeifer should lead the 400 IM field this morning.
The #8 Texas Longhorn women wrapped up their dual meet season by defeating the SMU Mustangs in Austin today by touching first in every event.
Daniel Krueger nearly broke 42 seconds this morning in the 100 free, and he’ll eye his personal best of 41.26 tonight.
The first night of the Texas Hall of Fame Swimming Invite kicked off in Austin with several relays in Austin. Texas saw multiple relays hit NCAA “A” cuts.
Texas sophomore Ethan Harder won the 200 back final in 2:03.91 on Saturday morning at the 2020 U.S. Open in San Antonio.
The freshman claimed individual wins in the 200-yard backstroke and 100-yard butterfly on Saturday.
The Texas Longhorns have built up big leads through the first 2 days of competition.
This morning, the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Maxime Rooney in the 100 fly.
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.