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.
East Carolina’s Santos set a Meet Record in the 100 fly and was also a part of the winning 400 medley relay that took down a Meet Record on day 3.
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.
AAC Swimmer of the Week Felicia Anderson swept the backstrokes as SMU took a 6-point win over rival Tulane in New Orleans.
The Rice swim team completed a three-meet sweep by defeating Conference USA rival Florida International and American Athletic foe Tulane on Saturday.
Five different Lady Tigers brought home victories on Saturday at the LSU Natatorium as the LSU women defeated Tulane 192-105.
Houston dominated the meet for their third straight American Athletic Conference title, winning four events on the final day of action. The Cincinnati men repeated as champs, and did so by winning every event except the 200 breaststroke on Day 4.
The Houston women more than doubled their lead on Day 3 of the AAC Championships, winning three events, while East Carolina won five of the six events on the men’s side, but Cincinnati still boasts the overall lead.
The Houston women took a sizeable lead, winning three of four events on Day 2 of the AAC Championships, while the Cincinnati men took a modest lead over East Carolina as the men’s meet threatens to come down to the wire.
The 2019 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships will head to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the first time in conference history, as the IUPUI Natatorium will serve as the home of the league’s sixth title meet from Wednesday, Feb. 27-Saturday, March 2.
The LSU Tiger Swimming and Diving team defeated Tulane and Loyola on Friday in New Orleans, LA, winning 11 of 16 events.
1-2-3 finishes in the 100 fly and 500 free, as well as a handful of 2-3-4 finishes were able to boost Houston over Tulane in a down-to-the-wire finish.
A pair of Longhorns swam new lifetime bests in the 50 free on Sunday at the Austin Sectionals.
The Houston Cougars broke 2 team records and posted 6 new NCAA B cuts while continuing to lead after day 2 of their invite.
The Tulane and SMU women faced off in dual meet action on Friday, with the Green Wave beating the Mustangs for the first time ever.