Texas’ JohnThomas Larson had a breakthrough swim, lowering his best in the 500 free for the first time since 2018 with a 4:14.96.
All-American junior Courtney Harnish of Georgia is chasing back-to-back SEC Championships title in the women’s 500 free.
Kieran Smith and Khader Baqlah return for the Gators’ 800 free relay after their team set the SEC Meet Record to win the title last season.
The Texas A&M men hosted SMU on Friday, taking the win and defending a winning streak against the Mustangs which has lasted since 2012.
“Senior night is always a great thing for the families,” says head coach Jay Holmes. The Aggie men Texas hosts SMU on Friday, January 31 at 6 p.m.
Courtney Harnish won thrice for the UGA women, while Camden Murphy swept the butterfly races and split a 20.9 on the medley relay.
Casas has been destroying his personal bests all weekend, and tonight in yards, his time to beat will be a 1:39.84 from the 2019 SEC Championships.
It was a young Aggie group in 2018-2019, the team’s core returns, including rising star Shaine Casas – who may have to choose between back and fly.
There are only a handful of scratches from the final prelims session of the men’s NCAA championships, most of them out of the 100 free, to gear up for relay qualifications.
With no Caeleb Dressel setting the pace, the early lead (and resulting clean water) is up for grabs in the 200 free relay.
Sydney Pickrem of Texas A&M will be looking to win her second consecutive SEC title in the women’s 200 IM tonight.
Texas A&M men’s coach Jay Holmes provides his thoughts before the SEC Championship meet in Athens, GA.
Casas posted a 1:42.33, nearly three full seconds clear of his old best.
Bobo sliced over three seconds from his previous best.
Host Texas A&M leads on both the men’s and women’s sides of the competition after the first day of the 2018 Art Adamson Invitational.