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.
The Texas Longhorns accomplished a feat that hasn’t been done in over 2 decades when they defeated the Georgia women on Saturday afternoon.
Texas seniors Clark Smith, Will Licon, and Jack Conger all posted nation-leading times on the final night of the 2016 Texas Invite.
Texas’ Joseph Schooling, Remedy Rule, Mark Anderson and Meghan O’Brien have earned the Big 12 Swimming & Diving weekly awards…
Ledecky swam to a 9:10.49 to break the 26-year-old Pool Record of 9:30.69 set by Janet Evans. She then went on to break her own Pool Record in the 500 free, clocking a 4:33.94.
The Texas women will take on a tough schedule this weekend, facing Cal and Stanford in a pair of back-to-back dual meets in northern California
Madisyn Cox led the Texas Longhorns to a decisive victory over Texas A&M on Thursday.
Day 2 of the tri-meet between Texas, Indiana, and Florida was contested in short course yards, with the Indiana Men and Texas women picking up 2 wins each again.