Hansson’s got the raw speed, but Eastin has the upper hand on the back half.
Joanna Evans tripled as the Texas women defeated NC State and Austin at home.
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.
The annual Texas Hall of Fame Invite gets underway tonight in Austin, Texas with the 800 free relays.
Joanna Evans won a pair of events on the opening night of the Texas/Florida/Indiana meet.
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.
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.