The Texas Longhorns hope to extend their leads in both the women’s meet and the men’s meet on Day 3 of the 2021 Big 12 Championships.
It’s a busy morning for the Big 12, with ten prelims events lined up. 500 free champ Evie Pfeifer should lead the 400 IM field this morning.
Texas won their 8th-straight Big 12 title last year, continuing their perfect conference streak since Texas A&M left the conference.
Steward closed in on her personal best of 1:00.34, which she swam at last year’s Big 12 Championships.
USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Lezli Sisung has announced her decision to swim for the Kansas Jayhawks beginning in the 2021-2022 season.
Texas Christian University’s women competed in their second meet of the weekend, falling to fellow Big-12 member, the University of Kansas.
The Crimson team emerged victorious by a mere point, 86 to 85, with freshman Kara Church leading the Crimson with two individual victories.
This morning, the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Maxime Rooney in the 100 fly.
Kansas pulled out a decisive victory over Big 12 rival Iowa State to close out the regular season.
Kansas’ Jenny Nusbaum won the 200 free with a 1:50.15, leading a 1-2-3 charge by the Jayhawks.
The Kansas women set 3 Pool Records last weekend as they dominated Arkansas. That marks the first time the Jayhawks have beaten the Razorbacks since 2004.
Kansas swimming and diving earned its first road victory of the season over Colorado State 214-84 Saturday, winning all 16 events.
Kansas won in convincing fashion, topping South Dakota 261-87 and Missouri State 244-101 inside Robinson Natatorium on Friday and Saturday.
Kansas swimming made their presence known on Friday at the first-ever Sunflower Showdown, finishing the event with 10 first-place finishes.