There were a lot of top-20 misses in the class of 2015, though the top of the class was set to produce big at 2020 NCAAs.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas put up another best time tonight, winning the 200 fly in 1:40.33. That’s a second faster than his lifetime best from 2019 NCAAs.
Casas’ swim on Friday makes him the 14th-fastest performer of all-time in an event that he’s only raced a handful of times in his career.
Psych sheets reveal a number of lineup choices for Texas stars as the Longhorn men seek their 41st straight title and the women seek their eighth straight.
Texas’ top-end strength and depth, combined with its 40-year win streak, all but guarantees a 41st Longhorn victory at the Big 12 Championships.
Overall, 12 Pool Records were broken by the Longhorns: the 200 medley relay, 50/100/200/500/1000 free 100/200 back, 100 breast,100/200 fly, and 200 free relay
Pash swept the butterflies with a 52.75 in the 100 and a 1:55.50 in the 200. Both were in-season bests and close to her lifetime bests from midseason.
Coach Eddie Reese’s Texas men couldn’t have swum much better at the Minnesota Invite, and they now lead our NCAA Power Ranks.
After punching a nation #1 time of 41.82 this morning in the 100 free, Texas’s Daniel Krueger is the favorite for the win tonight.
His time of 1:39.15 in the 200 back ranks second in the nation this year, behind only Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (1:38.21).
Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
Swimmers like Alvin Jiang and Max McHugh continue to impress with nation-leading times during day 3 prelims at the 2019 Minnesota Invite.
Alvin Jiang didn’t wait long after transferring from UNC to make a splash with Texas, throwing down a 43.8 fly split that ranks among the fastest of all time.
After his nation-leading 4:12.17 in the 500 free during prelims, Arizona’s Brooks Fail will test that mark in tonight’s final.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Arizona’s Brooks Fail each put up nation-leading times this morning on day 2 of the 2019 Minnesota Invite