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.
Morgan Bullock, an NCAA B-finalist in the women’s 200 fly last year started out her session with a 24.93 fly split on the 200 medley relay.
Texas freshman Evie Pfeifer is seeking her 3rd title of the meet in the 1650 free.
Among the swimmers to watch out for tonight on the men’s side are Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling (100 fly), Jonathan Roberts (400 IM), and Townley Haas (200 free).
Texas’ Brett Ringgold will challenge teammates Tate Jackson and Joseph Schooling for the 50 free title tonight.
Not only is that time a new best by almost five seconds, but her time ranks her 13th in Division I this year.
Texas is poised to win their 6th Big 12 title in a row.