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.
Bruno Fratus is aiming to win gold in the men’s 50 freestyle tonight in Lima after consecutive silver medal finishes at the Pan Ams.
The Brazilian men aim to keep three streaks alive: 5-straight Pan Ams golds in the 4×100 FR relay, 3-straight in the 200 FL and 2-straight in the 100 BR.
Ben Charles, a 1:47.7-200 flyer from Machine Aquatics, has verbally committed to swim for the Longhorns in the class of 2024.
Most interestingly for Texas, swimmers John Shebat, Tate Jackson, and Jeff Newkirk are entered in the meet.
The meet is Maxime Rooney’s 2nd since announcing that he will transfer from Florida to Texas for the 2019-2020 NCAA season.
The story of this year’s NCAA championships was the performance of Cal’s sophomores.
Cal won the NCAA title last weekend, and they were good enough that they look like early favorites for next year too.
With the first prelims session of the meet in the books, it’s time to look at how many swims for each team will be returning tonight to score points.
Felix Auboeck added significant time to his 500 freestyle this morning, falling well out of scoring position
Haas looks to be the front-runner for the title, but Felix Auboeck could challenge.
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
That time puts Pomajevich in the top 20 in the NCAA this year, safely out danger of not making the cut.
The most interesting race of the day was final of the men’s 200 fly, where three swimmers, Andrew Koustik, Sam Pomajevich, and Daniil Antipov, were vying for times fast enough to earn them a ticket to the NCAAs.