Neidigh, the Winter Nationals mile champ, started to take off around the 500-meter mark and stretched out her lead to over 10 seconds as she won the race in 16:38.24.
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).
That split by schooling was the 3rd fastest fly split in history, behind only his own 19.36 from the 2016 NCAA Championships and 19.45 from last season’s NCAAs.
American Record holder Caeleb Dressel will be chasing his own record in the 100 free with a shot at going 3-for-3 in American Records in his individual events here.
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Stevens also went 52.91 to win the 100 breast.
Texas standout Joseph Schooling picked up a sweep of his specialty butterfly events.
Lynch led by a nail at the halfway mark, but was able to outpace Hoffer to stretch his lead up to a couple of tenths through the back half.
Brett Ringgold and Jonathan Roberts each rallied for a winning double in the Horns’ victory of the season on the men’s side.
Ipsen got the ball rolling in the 1000 free, blasting a season best 8:49.75 for the win. That makes him the fastest man in the NCAA this season by 10 seconds
Blake Pieroni has shown great form early in the NCAA season, leading the Indiana men to the top of the CSCAA polls.
Freshman Murphy is a key player for Georgia in the butterflies this season. He swept his specialty against the Wildcats, clocking in with time of 48.19 and 1:47.11 in the 100 fly and 200 fly respectively.
Top-ranked newcomer Courtney Harnish will be a huge part of UGA’s move to fight back after losing a lot of NCAA points from graduations.
Texas has a well-rounded freestyle roster led by Rebecca Millard in the sprints and Joanna Evans (pictured) in distance.