Houston’s team win was fueled by a couple key events where they swept Arkansas.
The American Athletic Conference announced their swimmers and divers of the week, with Petar Bozhilov and Parker Hardigree of SMU both among the honorees.
Sophomore Becca Evans won one individual event and anchored two relays to help lead the Rice to the meet title of the program’s Fall Splash Invitational.
Butcher will join the team in Houston in 2020 and has a very good shot at being the team’s number one breaststroker as a freshman.
The final morning of the 2019 Pro Swim Series – Richmond meet will feature heats of the 200 IM, 200 back, 50 breast, and 100 free, as well as the early heats of the 1500 free.
Akron seems to be leading this charge of Mid-Major programs, having qualified 3 individual swimmers and 4 out of 5 relays to the meet.
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.
A short session didn’t produce much difference in the team scores, as the Houston women took a small lead on Day 1 of the American Athletic Conference Championships, while the East Carolina and Cincinnati men are essentially tied.
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 University of Houston Swimming & Diving team posted a pair of Olympic Trial cuts and a program record in its final home meet, Saturday at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.
The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team returns home for its final home meet of the 2018-19 season to face Rice at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Feb. 23
The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team will head out for its final road trip of the regular-season when it visits LSU and Rice in Baton Rouge for a two-day meet at the LSU Natatorium.
The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team posted 1, 058 points on the final day of action at the Phill Hansel Invitational, for a total of 1, 727 points and its third consecutive win at the Cougars signature home event.
With no stroke 50s at Pan Pacs, U.S. Nationals will be Lilly King’s only major-meet shot this year to lower her own 50 breast world record from last summer.