It’s only December 15th, but the Texas men are already projected over the NCAA roster cap with 21 likely qualifiers based on last year’s invite times.
The Texas men lead all teams with six swimmers hitting automatic qualifying times so far this year, and the Texas women have four swimmers locked in.
Daniel Krueger (100 Free) and Anna Elendt (200 Breast) both threw down #1 times in the country on the last night of the Texas Hall of Fame Invite
Daniel Krueger nearly broke 42 seconds this morning in the 100 free, and he’ll eye his personal best of 41.26 tonight.
Elendt posted a 2:09.73 to dominate the 200 breast prelims, a new best by over three seconds. She was out quick, going 1:00.87 on the first 100.
Texas junior Drew Kibler holds the #1 ranking in the NCAA this season in both the men’s 200 and 500 freestyle.
The Texas Longhorns face-off with the Texas A&M Aggies in Austin this evening in a dual with both the men’s and women’s programs.
Day 2 of the 2020 Texas First Chance Invite should feature plenty more fast swimming, including some attempts at national age group records.
Traditionally, October is known as “Rocktober” for the Texas men, but this October is looking a little speedier than normal
Shaine Casas set the tone with a blistering 44.40 in the 100 back, Drew Kibler dropped a 4:08 in the 500 free, and Carson Foster went 3:35 in the 400 IM.
Shaine Casas, Drew Kibler, and Carson Foster each had swims that ranks them among the top ten performers ever in their respective events.
Former Georgia swimmer Gunnar Bentz swam his first race on Thursday since joining the Texas post-grad group, posting a 1:42 in the 200 yard fly.
Texas held the first half of its annual intrasquad meet today, with freshmen David Johnston and Carson Foster along with sophomore Caspar Corbeau starring.
Texas has never lost a Big 12 Championship meet and returns a huge scoring group. But TCU’s freshmen actually outscored Texas’s freshmen last year.
Louisville junior Nick Albiero became the 4th-fastest performer all-time in the 200 yard fly with his 3rd-straight ACC title tonight in Greensboro.