Evie Pfeifer is set to build off of a successful freshman campaign as the Longhorns will replace outgoing sprint staple Rebecca Millard with two elite young sprinters in Julia Cook and Grace Ariola.
Can anybody challenge Kathleen Baker for the 200 backstroke throne in Irvine?
Wilson posted a 1:00.45 to knock off Licon’s 1:00.96.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
Texas freshman Evie Pfeifer is seeking her 3rd title of the meet in the 1650 free.
Tate Jackson dropped a second from his personal best with 41.42 to set a new Big 12 Conference record in this morning’s 100 free prelims.
Texas’ Quinn Carrozza was already leading by a second when she flipped at 50.44 halfway, extending her lead to 2 seconds to take the gold
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).
It’s day 3 at the Big 12 Championships, and two-time defending NCAA champion Townley Haas is set to swim the 200 free.
Texas’ Brett Ringgold will challenge teammates Tate Jackson and Joseph Schooling for the 50 free title tonight.
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.
Olympic champion Ryan Murphy is one of several stars competing tonight. Murphy is the top seed in the 200 back.
Texas standout Joseph Schooling picked up a sweep of his specialty butterfly events.
Who volunteered to make the biggest leap in our first Power Rankings after mid-season invites? Hint: they’ve got 4 sophomores in major NCAA scoring range, including the fastest 100 flyer in the nation.
Austin Katz and Justin Wright threw down the fastest college times this season in the 200 back and 200 fly, respectively, on the final of the 2017 Texas Invite.