Sidelined after being hit by a stray bullet this summer, Minnesota breaststroker Max McHugh is back. We’ll see him tonight on the 200 medley relay.
Longhorn Daniel Krueger has been swimming fast all season, and he became the first man to hit 43.0 this season today at the IU-Louisville-Texas tri meet.
The Longhorns bookended the meet with nation-leading relay performances, ultimately winning all except two events behind strong underclassmen showings.
Pash got the ball rolling early, speeding to a 1:46.42 in the 200 free.
Texas sophomore Daniel Krueger, the top 100 free returner from last year’s NCAAs, became the first man in the still-young season to go (unofficially) sub-42.
The depth is outstanding, especially with elite freshmen and transfers incoming. The task will be swimming best times at NCAAs – an issue in 2019.
Plenty of the top swimmers training in the state of Texas will be racing this weekend in College Station, along with a few others.
The story of this year’s NCAA championships was the performance of Cal’s sophomores.
Our recruiting class ranks for the current crop of graduating seniors, all the way back in 2015: #1 Texas, #2 Cal, #3 USC. How did those classes (and the rest of our top 12) turn out after four years? And what would a revised top 12 list look like? We have the answers – and the data – here.
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The big showdown of the day is probably Andrew Seliskar vs. Ian Finnerty in the 200 breast. Seliskar is 2-for-2 in wins and the favorite for Swimmer of the Meet, but needs to avenge a loss to Finnerty last year to remain perfect in his individuals this week.
Texas went 1-2 at last year’s NCAA Championships in the 200 back; but this year, a different Longhorn has the top seed.
Defending NCAA Champion Austin Katz will swim the 200 back on Saturday evening at Big 12s.
Texas’ Sam Pomajevich will try and lock down his NCAA invite status in the men’s 200 fly on Saturday.
The 2019 Big 12 Championship begin tonight with the 200 medley relay, men’s 1m diving, and the 800 free relays.