Nick Alexander of Missouri swam the first sub-1:40 200 back so far in the NCAA season this morning at the Mizzou Invitational.
The field in this morning’s final event was pretty tight, with Andreas Vazaios (NC State) leading the way, and 8th place finisher Cory Gambardella (IU) coming in only 2.26 seconds behind Vazaios.
sydney Pickrem picked up wins in the women’s 200 back and 200 breast.
Casas posted a 1:42.33, nearly three full seconds clear of his old best.
Within a day of breaking 47 for the first time ever, Texas A&M freshman Shaine Casas broke 46 in the 100 back, leading an impressive night for the Aggie men at the Art Adamson Invite.
Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin swam a nation-leading 21.64 in the women’s 50 free at the Mizzou Invite.
Annie Ochitwa swam the 3rd-fastest 100 fly in the NCAA this morning in 51.37.
Bobo sliced over three seconds from his previous best.
Host Texas A&M leads on both the men’s and women’s sides of the competition after the first day of the 2018 Art Adamson Invitational.
Casas took over four seconds off of his PR in the 200 IM and several hundredths off of his 50 free PR.
It’s Aggie Nation, and the hosts Texas A&M look to dominate their own mid-season invite this week.
The battle for #1 is heating up, with at least three teams in contention, and our staff is split across the top of the NCAA.
Kibler won the 200 free after coming back on reigning NCAA champion Townley Haas.
There were 18 performances from the meet that rank in the top 10 nationally this season
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas was named SEC Men’s Freshman of the Week and the Aggies’ Sam Thornton earned SEC Men’s Diver of the Week honors.