Kentucky’s Riley Gaines won the 100 free and the 200 fly on the final night of the Mizzou Invite, helping the Kentucky women to a decisive victory.
Missouri men maintain their lead going into the final session while the Kentucky women have broadened their lead insurmountably over Arkansas and Mizzou.
Ben Patton and Danny Kovac, both of whom hit new PBs in morning prelims, knocked even more from their fresh best times tonight at the Mizzou Invite.
The Missouri men produced a 3:06.35 in the 400 medley relay, among the fastest times in the country this season, on day 2 of the Mizzou Invite.
Mizzou was dominant in the first session of racing at the 2020 Mizzou Invite, and junior Danny Kovac was only 0.06 off his lifetime best in the 200 IM.
As the Mizzou women battled Arkansas, Sarah Thompson won the 100 free and 100 fly, events that were once dominated by recent Arkansas grad Anna Hopkin.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas and Missouri’s Megan Keil, both juniors, were named SEC Swimmers of the Week.
Thompson, who came within a second of her lifetime best, would’ve made the 2019 NCAA B-final in the 100 back with her time today.
Niamh Robinson’s sweep of the breaststroke events helped lead the LSU women to a narrow victory over SEC rival Mizzou by a score of 151-149.
Arkansas senior Anna Hopkin is now the fourth-best performer ever in the 50 free, and her time of 21.19 tonight is the seventh-best performance ever.
The No.4/No.9 Mizzou men and women Tigers faced the Missouri State Bears on Saturday, taking down 9 Hammonds Student Center pool records.
The Mizzou men and Florida women each took home wins in their dual meet on Friday, where nearly 40 NCAA top-ten times were posted.
After going 22.26 in the individual event, Thompson took over a tenth off of her best in her 200 free relay lead-off of 22.13.
Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin swam a nation-leading 21.64 in the women’s 50 free at the Mizzou Invite.
Paul Le took the men’s 100 back in decisive fashion, touching in 55.78.