Eddie Reese and the Texas Longhorns have reloaded the roster for a run at a 5th consecutive NCAA title.
Michael Andrew qualified for the 2018-2019 US National Team in all 4 strokes.
After winning 2 of the stroke 50s so far to qualify for Worlds and qualifying for Pan Pacs as he won the 100 breast, Michael Andrew will battle World champ Caeleb Dressel in the 50 free.
After setting the 100 back World Record last night, Kathleen Baker is slated to take on the 200 IM today against Olympic medalist Melanie Margalis.
Michael Andrew has already qualified for Worlds in the 50 fly, but he’s loaded up his schedule tonight to try and qualify for Pan Pacs and add to his Worlds schedule.
After tying her 50 fly American Record last night, Kelsi Dahlia will take on her signature 100 fly today.
19-year-old Michael Andrew, whose goal is to become the world’s fastest sprinter in all four stroke 50s, will compete in the fly, breast and back finals on Day 3 of 2018 U.S. Nationals.
Stewart didn’t swim the 100 free in prelims on Wednesday morning because he didn’t have a qualifying time. Then he unleashed a time trials swim that puts him in the conversation for relays in 2020.
Burchill swam a new lifetime best in the 100 free on Sunday morning, which adds to previous best long course times already this year in the 50 free, 200 free, 400 free, and 100 fly.
Sam Stewart took the mens 400 IM with a speedy 4:23.86. He was out with a 58.41 on fly, then posted a 1:09.03 back split, 1:14.26 breast, and 1:02.16 free split.
Winners of the last three NCAA titles and NCAA record-holders in the 400 medley relay, the Texas Longhorns have missed the A final with a 9th-place finish at prelims of the 2018 NCAA meet.
Texas freshman Evie Pfeifer is seeking her 3rd title of the meet in the 1650 free.
Among the swimmers to watch out for tonight on the men’s side are Texas All-Americans Joseph Schooling (100 fly), Jonathan Roberts (400 IM), and Townley Haas (200 free).
Austin Katz and Justin Wright threw down the fastest college times this season in the 200 back and 200 fly, respectively, on the final of the 2017 Texas Invite.
Swimming fans got to witness another butterfly battle between Joseph Schooling and Jack Conger in Friday night’s 100 fly final.