Last season, Zhang became the program’s 3rd swimmer in history to qualify for the NCAA meet. Jones’ qualifying time marks the 4th.
The East Carolina and Cincinnati men battled closely, with ECU winning an exciting match up by single digit points. Houston extended their women’s streak.
East Carolina’s Santos set a Meet Record in the 100 fly and was also a part of the winning 400 medley relay that took down a Meet Record on day 3.
The Cincinnati men will battle for their 3rd-straight title this week at the 2020 American Athletic Conference Championships.
Christina Lappin led the charge for the women as the Gamecocks men and women took a road victory against ECU on Saturday to open 2020.
The East Carolina swimming and diving teams swept a dual meet from rival UNCW at Minges Natatorium Friday. The men won 199-96, while the women won 192-102.
The East Carolina men and women’s swimming and diving teams dominated a tri-meet with Catawba and Lenoir-Rhyne on Saturday.
The East Carolina men posted a 176-101 win over William & Mary, while the women’s team notched a 173.5-99.5 victory over the Tribe.
The East Carolina men and women’s swimming and diving teams opened their 2019-20 campaigns with dominant dual meet road wins over Old Dominion.
ECU sophomore Marek Osina and incoming freshman Laura Benkova each have captured gold medals at their country’s national championship meets this summer.
Houston dominated the meet for their third straight American Athletic Conference title, winning four events on the final day of action. The Cincinnati men repeated as champs, and did so by winning every event except the 200 breaststroke on Day 4.
The Houston women more than doubled their lead on Day 3 of the AAC Championships, winning three events, while East Carolina won five of the six events on the men’s side, but Cincinnati still boasts the overall lead.
The Houston women took a sizeable lead, winning three of four events on Day 2 of the AAC Championships, while the Cincinnati men took a modest lead over East Carolina as the men’s meet threatens to come down to the wire.
The American Athletic Conference has announced the final winners of the league’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving weekly honors for the 2018-19 season: East Carolina’s Marek Osina, Tulane’s Kate McDonald and SMU’s Johanna Holloway.
All-American Emma Barksdale and distance specialist Kate Sanderson led the way for the Gamecock women yesterday against the visiting ECU Pirates.