Sam Medlin (Houston) was a double event winner, sweeping the distance freestyles.
Sophomore Becca Evans won one individual event and anchored two relays to help lead the Rice to the meet title of the program’s Fall Splash Invitational.
There was a very tight battle between Houston’s Sam Medlin and Tulane’s Lilly Byrne in the 500 free.
Incarnate Word’s Brenda Diaz Martinez pulled off the distance double, taking both the women’s 500 free and 1000 free.
Maddie Wallin, a distance freestyle specialist from NOVA of Virginia Aquatics, has verbally committed to the University of Houston for 2020-21.
Houston dominated the meet for their third straight American Athletic Conference title, winning four events on the final day of action. The Cincinnati men repeated as champs, and did so by winning every event except the 200 breaststroke on Day 4.
The Houston women more than doubled their lead on Day 3 of the AAC Championships, winning three events, while East Carolina won five of the six events on the men’s side, but Cincinnati still boasts the overall lead.
The Houston women took a sizeable lead, winning three of four events on Day 2 of the AAC Championships, while the Cincinnati men took a modest lead over East Carolina as the men’s meet threatens to come down to the wire.
A short session didn’t produce much difference in the team scores, as the Houston women took a small lead on Day 1 of the American Athletic Conference Championships, while the East Carolina and Cincinnati men are essentially tied.
The 2019 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships will head to Indianapolis, Indiana, for the first time in conference history, as the IUPUI Natatorium will serve as the home of the league’s sixth title meet from Wednesday, Feb. 27-Saturday, March 2.
The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team returns home for its final home meet of the 2018-19 season to face Rice at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Feb. 23
The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team will head out for its final road trip of the regular-season when it visits LSU and Rice in Baton Rouge for a two-day meet at the LSU Natatorium.
Arkansas won 14 of 16 events in their decisive victory over Houston on Friday, January 18th. Peyton Palsha, Anna Hopkin, Vanessa Herrmann, and diver Brooke Schultz led the way for the Razorbacks, each picking up multiple individual wins.
The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team posted 1, 058 points on the final day of action at the Phill Hansel Invitational, for a total of 1, 727 points and its third consecutive win at the Cougars signature home event.
The University of Houston Swimming & Diving team will return to action after a four-week hiatus and host 11 teams for the Phill Hansel Invitational Nov. 16-18 at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center.