Sarah Thompson (Mizzou) continued to have the meet of her life, shredding her previous best time on the way to winning the women’s 200 back.
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.
Hopkin came just seven-tenths away from her lifetime best and marked her best-ever outing at a non-summer championship meet.
Americans hold 9 of the 9 medal events tonight, including the Daniel Carr/Nick Alexander duo aiming for a US 1-2 backstroke sweep.
Prelims of the men’s and women’s 100 free, 200 breast, 100 back, and mixed 4×100 medley relay will be contested this morning.
Tonight’s finals will consist of the finals of the men’s and women’s 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back, and mixed 4×100 free relay.
The Americans have four 1-2 prelims top spots heading into night 2 of the 2019 Pan Ams.
The Americans and the Brazilians continue their duel with the prelims of the 200 free, 100 fly, 200 back, and mixed 4×100 free relay.
NC State’s Coleman Stewart is in the hunt for two NCAA titles tonight, though the marquee matchup is a heavyweight title bout between Townley Haas and Andrew Seliskar for the 200 free title, perhaps the team title and perhaps even Swimmer of the Meet honors.
We could have four of five repeat winners from 2018 in individual events today… but not many of them look like sure things. Indiana’s Ian Finnerty is probably the best bet, after going 49.60 on his 100 breast split last night.
The Texas Longhorns came out strong tonight, but they weren’t the only ones.
The NC State Wolfpack are on the prowl for their third 400 free relay title in the last four years.
A Dressel-less field leaves a wide-open race for the top of the podium in the 100 free.
Texas senior Townley Haas is on a quest to make history this week in Austin by becoming the first man ever to win four NCAA Division I 200 free titles.
With no Caeleb Dressel setting the pace, the early lead (and resulting clean water) is up for grabs in the 200 free relay.