NCAA Champions Kieran Smith (3:48.78 season best) and Jake Magahey (3:49.16 season best) will put up their morning bids for the 400 FR final here in Atlanta.
Texas just won their 25th straight Big 12 title, continuing their streak as the only-ever school to win the men’s conference championship.
The Texas Longhorns hope to extend their leads in both the women’s meet and the men’s meet on Day 3 of the 2021 Big 12 Championships.
The 2021 Big 12 Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships get underway tonight with timed finals of the 200 medley and 800 free relays.
Last year, Texas won its 24th-consecutive title, scoring approximately 50 points more than they did in 2019.
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.
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.
Texas Christian and Southern Methodist faced off on Friday, with the Horned Frog women and Mustang men emerging victorious.
Thompson, who came within a second of her lifetime best, would’ve made the 2019 NCAA B-final in the 100 back with her time today.
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.
Tonight, we’ll see finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 1650 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, 400 free relay, and plaform diving.
This morning, the preliminaries of the 200 back, 100 breast, 200 breast, and 200 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Claire Adams in the 100 free.
The Texas Longhorns have built up big leads through the first 2 days of competition.
This morning, the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, and 100 fly will be contested, featuring Texas’ Maxime Rooney in the 100 fly.