Hansson scratched the 200 IM, where she was the #16-seed, but is the #2 seed in both the 100 and 200 fly later in the meet.
For Eastin, the conqueror of all four strokes, it may be the 200 butterfly where she’ll have the fewest obstacles on her path to an 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.
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.
Texas is poised to win their 6th Big 12 title in a row.
Texas standout Joseph Schooling picked up a sweep of his specialty butterfly events.
The South Carolina women’s team has picked up two verbal commitments from mid-distance freestyler Haley Arner (pictured above) and the versatile Kaelyn Dougherty.
Texas has a well-rounded freestyle roster led by Rebecca Millard in the sprints and Joanna Evans (pictured) in distance.
Cassidy Bayer headlines the field in the women’s 100 fly on day 3 of the U.S. Open.
After an appearance in the Olympic final last summer Hali Flickinger is the favorite in the women’s 200 fly heading into World Championship Trials.
To give a comparison of times across all of the meets, we’ve compiled the top 8 times in each event.
Today’s highlights included a rare tie in the 200 IM after a hard fought battle between age group phenom Michael Andrew and Georgia’s Jay Litherland.