The Stanford and Texas A&M women continue to jockey for the top spots on the final morning of the 2015 Art Adamson Invite. Pictured: Lia Neal, who is the top qualifier in the 100 free.
The Aggies are now undefeated on both the men’s and women’s side, as they beat Incarnate Word and Miami (FL) on Friday in College Station.
The last two seasons have seen a big group of talented names graduate out of Texas A&M’s roster, but the last two batches of incoming Aggies may just be outstanding enough to keep the team among the NCAA’s best.
The Texas A&M swimming and diving teams will open the 2015-16 season with a 2 p.m. dual meet against Southeastern Conference opponent Kentucky on Wednesday at the Lancaster Aquatic Center.
Kelsi Worrell, who dropped 3.8 seconds to lead the morning’s qualifiers with 2:08.61, will not swim in finals.
Bratton had the fastest splits on both the third and fourth 50s, the fourth being 1.5 seconds faster than anyone else in the field, and won by a second in 2:09.31, her new personal best by over a second.
Texas A&M’s Lisa Bratton won Team USA’s 4th gold medal at the 2015 Summer Universiade.
Texas A&M will be represented by four Aggie swimmers, along with women’s head coach Steve Bultman, at the 2015 World University Games July 4-11 in Gwangju, South Korea.
After another successful year in the pool that saw the Aggies take fourth place at the NCAA Championship, nine members of the Texas A&M Swim & Dive team have been selected to the 2015 CSCAA Scholar All-American Team.
Elizabeth Pelton is the top seed in the 200 backstroke, an event which could see four or more swimmers under the 1:50 barrier.
Beisel pulled a 2nd place finish in the 200m back, a very solid in-season swim, 2:10.09.
The Aggies, who compiled 5-0 in fall dual meets, take on the No. 11 Lady Volunteers and SMU in a 2 p.m. “double-dual” on Thursday and the Crimson Tide at 1 p.m. on Friday.
It is shaping up to be a run-away win for Stanford in the men’s competition, but the Cardinal women have some work to do Saturday night to catch Texas A&M.
Conor Dwyer is the lone veteran of last year’s 800 free relay squad that swam to gold in finals who finished in the top 4 of the 200 on Thursday.
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