This morning, the preliminaries of the 200 back, 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Claire Adams in the 100 free.
The Texas Longhorns have built up big leads through the first 2 days of competition.
Texas changed up the relay slightly from the mid-season relay, swapping mid-season breaststroker Evie Pfeifer for Kennedy Lohman this morning.
The Texas Longhorns are poised for an 8th consecutive Big 12 title, not having lost this meet since Texas A&M moved to the SEC in 2012.
Mountaineer fly star David Dixon swept the men’s fly events, clocking a 48.66 to win the men’s 100 fly by nearly 3 seconds.
Honorable mention All-American and Big 12 silver medalist Morgan Bullock won 3 individual races for West Virginia in their win over Iowa State.
The Mountaineer men topped the Panthers 179.5-120.5, while the Pittsburgh women defeated WVU 175-125 at the 2020 edition of the Backyard Brawl.
The Gold team claimed the overall victory over the Blue team with a score of 228-133. The women’s gold team won 120-66, while the men’s gold team won 108-67.
Texas’ Sam Pomajevich will try and lock down his NCAA invite status in the men’s 200 fly on Saturday.
The 50 free on Thursday should include Texas senior Tate Jackson, who ranks 2nd nationally in the event this season.
West Virginia won 8 of the final 11 events in a spirited comeback effort, but Iowa State ultimately held off their Big 12 rivals with a win in the final relay.
West Virginia dominated their Big 12 opponents from TCU in the final swim meet to ever take place at WVU’s Natatorium, which has been the home of the Mountaineers since 1975.
Now, he’s gone sub-20 four times in late 2018, and this was just .05 off of his PR from the Ohio State Invite– it’s also just his fifth time under 20 seconds.
Maxime Rooney will be a key player as Florida hosts both Kentucky and Ohio State this weekend in Gainesville.
David Dixon had three individual wins and broke two pool records as the West Virginia men dominated Villanova.