Auchinachie & Hobson Earn Big 12 Weekly Honors

AUSTIN, Texas – Luke Hobson and Cameron Auchinachie gained Large twelve Weekly honors after a historic weekend for No. 1 Texas men’s swimming.

Auchinachie was tabbed with his to start with Large twelve honor as the Large twelve swimmer of the 7 days after profitable the fifty-yard backstroke (fifty.63) with a Texas program document. He posted the two speediest time in the fifty-absolutely free this time at eighteen.ninety four and eighteen.80 to gain the party at the Minnesota Invitational. Auchincachie is the lone swimmer to document two sub-19 periods this calendar year in the NCAA.

The Binghampton, N.Y., native was element of the four Texas profitable relays that established four NCAA-foremost periods in opposition to three Prime-twenty five groups. He concluded his weekend by profitable the one hundred-yard backstroke with his time of 45.01.

Hobson gained his next Large twelve Newcomer of the 7 days award after a historic weekend in Minneapolis. The Reno, Nevada, native broke Michael Phelps’ seventeen-eighteen countrywide age group document of 4:twelve.33 in the 500-yard freestyle twice. Hobson’s prelim periods of 4:twelve.twelve was the speediest recorded time prior to breaking it again in the finals at 4:09.seventy two, generating it the speediest time in the NCAA this time.

He extra three NCAA-B common periods, to start with in the 800-yard freestyle relay at six:11.seventy two, in the two hundred absolutely free at 1:33.eighteen and in the 1650-yard absolutely free with a pool-document time of fourteen:forty.fifteen.

Texas has now gained 10 Large twelve weekly awards this time.