Katharine Berkoff will take flight in the 200 back final tonight as NC State tries to clinch second in a tight battle for second.
After the pandemic cancelled the 2020 NCAAs, Michigan JR Maggie MacNeil and Virginia SO Kate Douglass will finally take their aims at the 100 fly NCAA title.
Georgia’s Zoie Hartman, already winner of the 200 IM and 100 breast, will seek her 3rd SEC title of the meet on Saturday in the 200 breast.
Casas swam a lifetime best in the 100 fly with a 44.98, cracking 45 seconds for the first time in his career.
Stepanek first won the 200 free with a 1:47.65, blowing away the field as the only swimmer to crack 1:50.
Despite a possible injury, and placing 10th in prelims, Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas set a new pool record from the 200 back ‘B’ final at 1:36.62.
Shaine Casas wore a walking boot on deck this morning and he finished 10th in the 200 back. Chloe Stepanek touched 1st in the same event with a PR of 1:55.97.
Shane Casas produced another historic swim while Tanner Olson and Chloe Stepanek kept their momentum going on night 2 of the Art Adamson Invite.
This morning, Olson popped a 51.85 in the 100 breaststroke, lowering the Texas A&M school record of 52.00 and nearly hitting the NCAA ‘A’ cut time of 51.67.
Texas A&M junior Shaine Casas dominated in freestyle, backstroke, and IM in the first finals session of the 2020 Art Adamson Invite in College Station.
The headline swim of the night was A&M junior Shaine Casas’ 1:39.23 200 fly, which was both an Aggie school record and pool record.
Florida’s Sherridon Dressel, the 2019 bronze medalist, will battle with Asia Seidt (Kentucky) and Meet Record holder Rhyan White (Alabama) in the 100 back.
Texas A&M’s Anna Belousova will race to defend her 100 breast title on day 4 of the 2020 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships.
Courtney Harnish won thrice for the UGA women, while Camden Murphy swept the butterfly races and split a 20.9 on the medley relay.