The SMU women’s swimming and diving team faces American Athletic Conference opponent Tulane, Friday, at 3 p.m. CT at the Reily Student-Recreation Center Natatorium in New Orleans, La.
Houston, East Carolina Take Home the Title
USC freshman Louisse Hansson won the 200 free and posted the fastest 100 back time of the night from the B-final.
Swimming must run in the Smith family, as Samantha Smith, younger sister of Olympic gold medalist Clark Smith, will now be joining her brother as an NCAA swimmer.
Meet South African SMU student-athlete Marne Erasmus.
Christopher Reid, Chad le Clos, and Cameron van der Burgh each scored Olympic cuts at day 2 finals of South African Trials.
Sebastien Rousseau, Cameron van der Burgh, Myles Brown (above), and Michael Meyer all cleared the Olympic marks at night one of South African Olympic Trials.
Cameron van der Burgh swam a quick 59.98 to score the only Olympic qualifying time in the first session of South African Olympic Trials.
Two championship records highlighted the first day of the 2016 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships in Houston.
Erasmus produced a top-3 finish in the 100-yard butterfly and was a member of the Mustangs’ relay team that finished runner-up in the 200-yard freestyle relay in a dual meet against Texas A&M. The native of South Africa finished the 100 butterfly with a third place time of 54.81.
In a meet that came down to the wire, the SMU women defeated Houston 158-142 on Friday. Marne Erasmus impressed with a 54.73 win in the 100 fly.
The 22nd annual SMU Classic will take place in Lewisville, Texas, Oct. 16-17 featuring top competition in UCLA, Florida State, Missouri, Louisville and TCU.
Coming off a championship finish at the 2015 American Athletic Conference Championship, the Mustangs return a pair of All-America selections in Tara-Lynn Nicholas and Marne Erasmus.
The SMU women’s swimming team will send four student-athletes to the World University Games held in Gwangju, South Korea, July 2-14 at the Nambu University International Aquatics Center.
Texas Women Hold Slim Leads Over ‘Zona and SMU; Longhorn Men Dominating After Day One of Double Dual
Sam Lewis kicked off the day for the Texas men with a dominant win in the 1000 free.