At Cincinnati, Smith dropped over five seconds in the 500 free, more than 11 in the 1000 free and over 20 in the 1650 free.
Houston won their 5th-straight AAC championship title this weekend, clearing runner-up SMU by 255.5 points.
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.
Flood Aquatics wrapped up their week-long intrasquad meet with the 6th day of competition, consisting mainly of athletes swimming duals in their off events.
Josh Zuchowski dropped 2-seconds off of his best 200 back as Flood Aquatics continued its impressive intrasquad through Day 5 of the meet.
Sipowski swam a 20.76 as part of another flood of best times for Flood Aquatics swimmers on day 4 of their unsanctioned intrasquad meet.
Jonesboro’s Bella Cothern swept the sprints as she took down her own 5A Record in the 50 free and tied the 5A Record to win the 100 free.
The East Carolina and Cincinnati men battled closely, with ECU winning an exciting match up by single digit points. Houston extended their women’s streak.
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 only women’s event Akron didn’t win was the 1650 free, where Cincinnati’s Rocky Laabs swam a 16:37.96.
The inaugural USA Water Polo Men’s Division III Championship match will be an all Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference affair.
Paige Dacosta, a Cornell freshman, won the men’s 200 IM with a speedy 1:45.10, breaking yet another meet record.
With 140 efforts of a hat trick or more and several stellar performance between the pipes, these players stood out as conference award winners.
Fordham’s Jake Miller-Tolt and UC Irvine’s Jason Evezard were the top individual game scorers of collegiate water polo Week 2, each with a 9-goal effort.
Jonesboro High’s girls won Arkansas’ 5A state title behind four wins from Isabella Cothern. Meanwhile Little Rock Christian’s boys won by 34 points over Lake Hamilton.