Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 IM, women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free.
Jay Litherland will be back in action today at the Santa Clara Pro Swim after an impressive double last night with wins in the 400 IM and 200 free.
One of the big scratches tonight came from Georgia’s Gunnar Bentz, who was the top seed in the 400 IM.
WOMEN’S 200 FLY NCAA record: Elaine Breeden (2009), 1:49.92 American record: Elaine Breeden (2009), 1:49.92 U.S. Open record: Elaine Breeden…
The 2017 Women’s NCAA Championships will come to close tonight with finals of the 1650 free, 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and platform diving.
2017 BIG 12 SWIMMING & DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday, February 22 – Saturday, February 25 Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming…
Texas’ Joseph Schooling, the NCAA Record holder, may have scratched tonight’s 200 fly final, but we’ll get to see him go for the Big 12 100 free record on the leadoff leg of the 400 free relay.
Townley Haas, last year’s NCAA champion in the 500 and 200 free, will be tackling some tough teammates in the 100 free today, the final day of the 2017 Big 12 championships.
One of the big races to watch is the men’s 100 fly, where Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger will go head-to-head.
Big 12 Conference Record holder Will Licon and Big 12 Meet Record holder Jonathan Roberts will square off in the 400 IM.
The 50 free final will feature a showdown between Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger. This morning, Schooling tied Ian Crocker’s Big 12 Meet Record with a personal best 19.18, while Conger was just a nail behind in 19.20.
Texas teammates Joseph Schooling (19.18) and Jack Conger (19.20) each turned in a best time to lead prelims of the 50 free.
Tonight marks the first night of the Men’s and Women’s Big 12 Swimming Championships, where women’s head coach Carol Capitani (pictured) will likely lead her revamped squad to a team title.
The 2016-2017 season has brought us a Texas women’s team we would hardly recognize just a couple of years ago. Tonight, Tasija Karosas teamed up with Madisyn Cox, Remedy Rule, and Rebecca Millard to take down a Big 12 record to start off their conference championships.
The women of the University of Texas have had incredible success this year which should carry through to an easy Big 12 title.