Houston won their 5th-straight AAC championship title this weekend, clearing runner-up SMU by 255.5 points.
Tulane senior Kate McDonald had a huge swim in the 100 breast, winning the race decisively.
In an AAC Champs with a smaller field than we’re used to, the Houston women and SMU men have jumped out to early leads after the 1st day of competition.
Houston women will face SMU, Cincinnati, and Tulane as they aim for their 5th straight AAC Championship title. The men’s title is between SMU and Cincinnati.
On the heels of a pair of 1:58s in the 200 IM, Carson Foster finished off the Mako Senior Meet with a 1:48.98 win in the 200 free.
In his 2nd of what will be three 200 IM swims this weekend in Oxford, Carson Foster swam a 1:58.83 in the 200 IM final on Friday.
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.
Kearsey raced to a new AAC Meet Record in the 50 free. The former mark of 19.58 was set by Louisville NCAA Champion Joao De Lucca in 2014.
The Houston women (800 free relay) and East Carolina men (200 medley relay) took down Meet Record to kick off the 2020 AAC Championships in Houston.
The Cincinnati men will battle for their 3rd-straight title this week at the 2020 American Athletic Conference Championships.
Cincinnati’s Michael Balcerak, Lina Kutsko and Claire Schuermann, along with SMU’s Peter Smithson, were named the AAC’s Swimmers and Divers of the Week.
Federico Burdisso churned out a 1:34.15 in the 200 free to break Matt Grevers’ school record of 1:34.21 from back in 2007.
University of Cincinnati swimming and diving continued its strong start to the 2019-2020 season with a dual meet sweep of IUPUI Friday night.
The Bearcats swept nine individual events and all four diving events in a sweep of Denison on Saturday. The women won 226.5 to 73.5, while the men won 227-72.
Cincinnati swimming and diving was nothing but victorious on Saturday as the men’s and women’s teams beat both Miami (Ohio) and Michigan State.