Olympic gold medalist Tyler Clary will not race the 200 backstroke on day 2 of the Arena Pro Swim Series at Austin, focusing instead on the 400 IM later in the night.
Brittany Maclean won the 500 and 1000 freestyles, leading the Georgia women to victory.
The Texas Longhorns showed off their dominance in a dual meet with the visiting Auburn Tigers in Austin, Texas Thursday night. The Texas men posted a 156-136 in an exciting battle against the Tigers. The Longhorn women held a commanding lead to reach a 171-121 win over Auburn, sweeping the events
Clark Smith won the 200 free in 1:33.36 on day 3 of the Texas Invite, the best time in the NCAA so far this season.
Madisyn Cox of Texas won the 200 IM at tonight’s Texas Invite, hitting the fastest time in the NCAA this season and leading the way for many strong swims.
Clark Smith of Texas cruised to the top seed in the men’s 500 free, posting the top time in the NCAA this season in the prelims.
Bonnie Brandon had the fastest split in the women’s 800 free relay, as her Arizona Wildcats took the win in 7:01.50 over Texas and USC.
Joe Schooling swept the fly events as Texas defeated NC State in the Wolfpack’s home pool today.
The Texas Longhorn women stayed red-hot this season, beating in-state rivals Texas A&M on the road to remain undefeated for the year.
After competing in long course meters Friday night, Texas, Indiana and Florida clashed in the NCAA’s short course yards format Saturday, with Texas once again taking all wins amidst a flurry of big-time swims.
Junior Madisyn Cox has been unstoppable since moving to Austin for college, and the Texas IM corps appears to be growing up around her.
In one of the U.S. Nationals races we could watch over and over again, Reece Whitley became the first 15-16 year old in history to break the 2:12 barrier in the men’s 200 meter breaststroke.
39 of the 40 qualifiers for the A and B finals on Day 3 are expected to swim tonight, including North Baltimore’s Michael Phelps. Phelps won the 200 fly with the world’s fastest time last night and will contest the 100 fly tonight.
Now that we have all witnessed the glory that is the Michael Phelps comeback trail, we can safely get psyched for his prelims swim in the 100 fly.