A pair of Longhorns swam new lifetime bests in the 50 free on Sunday at the Austin Sectionals.
While NC State and Texas are 2 of the top teams battling for the title tonight, the Florida Gators are bringing in a team that could be hard to beat.
There are several men in contention for the title. Four of them are Longhorns. Austin Katz is the top seed, but Harvard’s Dean Farris has also been sub-1:39 this season.
Florida senior Mark Szaranek will be looking to win the 200 IM title outright after winning tying for the victory last year, but he’ll have to deal with Auburn’s Hugo Gonzalez and the rest of a very strong field.
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.
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).
Texas’ Brett Ringgold will challenge teammates Tate Jackson and Joseph Schooling for the 50 free title tonight.
University of Texas junior All-American John Shebat, who missed his 3rd-straight meet for Texas on Friday, is expected to return for…
Ryan Harty’s 1:41 in the 200 back highlighted the Texas men’s win over TCU tonight. Meanwhile, the Longhorn women achieved their first undefeated dual meet season since 1988.
Townley Haas picked up a win in his signature 200 free last Saturday as the Texas men edged out Arizona on the road.
Harty took a narrow front-half lead in the 100 back, but he ended up tying Auburn’s Hugo Gonzalez for the win there as they touched simultaneously in 47.85 at the finish
Texas standout Joseph Schooling picked up a sweep of his specialty butterfly events.
Katie Ledecky and Mallory Comerford are tied for most NCAA ‘A’ cuts with 4 each.
After red shirting last years season due to injury, Texas’ Ryan Harty is glad to be back racing for the Longhorns