Tonight, the Big 12 Championships kick off in Austin, Texas. Follow along for a live recap of tonight’s events: the women’s and men’s 200 medley relays, men’s one meter diving, and the women’s and men’s 800 free relays.
The Texas Longhorn men took part in a team relay battle divided by class, with youngsters Townley Haas and Joseph Schooling among the most impressive performers.
John Murray’s 100 back victory helped keep the Longhorn men undefeated for the season.
Madisyn Cox had two wins for Texas as they defeated Arizona.
Kaitlin Harty of the YMCA of the North Shore now ranks as the 15th-fastest 200 yard backstroker of all-time.
Clark Smith set a new American and NCAA record in the 1000 free as part of the 1650 tonight.
Jack Conger posted the top time in the men’s 200 fly prelims in the last prelim session of the Texas Invite
Madisyn Cox of Texas won the 200 IM at tonight’s Texas Invite, hitting the fastest time in the NCAA this season and leading the way for many strong swims.
Cal junior Ryan Murphy will be the big-time favorite in the backstroke events at this year’s NCAA Champs.
Ryan Harty scored the NCAA’s 2nd-fastest 200 backstroke time (1:42.52) while helping the Longhorns overtake the NC State Wolfpack last weekend. Hear what Texas Head Coach Eddie Reese says about his stellar freshmen.
Jack Conger dominated the 200 fly, earning him the top time in the NCAA this year.
Jack Conger was clutch last season for Texas, and will be once again.
The Eddie Reese Invite revealed some monstrous speed. Clark Smith was the star of the day in the 2000 free. Watch him split 8:52 at the 1000, and 14:39 at the 1650 on his way to a 17:44 at the finish.
Clark Smith, Will Licon, Jack Conger and Joseph Schooling put on a show during yesterday’s annual Eddie Reese Invite.
The defending NCAA Champs have added another high-quality backstroker to their program for next fall.