In the first season since 7-time reigning AAC champions Houston moved to the Big 12, Florida International won big, earning the AAC title by more than 100pts.
The highlight of Saturday night came in finals of the 100 fly, where Rice junior Arielle Hayon ripped a new AAC record of 51.38.
After falling short to the Texas A&M Aggies on Friday, the SMU Mustangs rallied to a decisive victory over Houston on Saturday.
SMU’s Jack Hoagland won a marquee matchup in the men’s 1000 yard free over the weekend, beating out two of Minnesota’s top swimmers.
Summer Osborne, a middle-distance freestyler from New Zealand, has announced her decision to study and swim at SMU next fall.
Quevedo joins SMU after spending four years at the University of Alabama, where he served as an associate head coach from 2019-2023.
Illinois native Lauren Priest has announced her decision to continue her education and swimming career at SMU this fall.
This year’s victory was perhaps Houston’s most-impressive of the seven-year run, as the conference added four more teams this year.
Perhaps the top swim of the day came in the women’s 100 breast, where Cincinnati freshman Joleigh Crye stormed to a huge new lifetime best of 59.07.
The men’s 200 IM saw SMU star Colin Feehery take down the AAC meet record.
Colin Feehery of SMU broke the Championship record in the men’s 200 IM twice on Thursday, claiming gold in 1:43.87 after going 1:44.29 in prelims
The American Athletic Conference kicked off the swimming portion of their 2023 championships tonight in Dallas.
Foster, and several other Texas stars, hit lifetime bests in some “off” events as the Longhorns largely swam altered lineups against the Mustangs.
The Texas A&M Aggies dominated the team scoring in their dual meet against SMU, but the silver lining for the Mustangs was 3 relay wins in 4 events.
SMU hosted Rice, Tulane, and North Texas for triple dual meet this past weekend. It was a two-day meet, wherein Rice won against all three opponents.