Licon, Jake Foster advance to 200 breast finals at Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. — Previous College of Texas star Will Licon and sophomore Jake Foster both equally sophisticated to the finals of the two hundred-meter breaststroke through motion Wednesday evening at the U.S. Olympic Crew Trials – Swimming. Licon and Foster will compete in the ultimate on Thursday night for places on the official Crew United states of america roster.

Licon, who certified for the semifinals with the fifth-quickest time in the early morning preliminaries (two:ten.58), returned in the night and posted the fourth-quickest effort in the semis with a time of two:09.39. Foster, who swam a private-greatest time of two:ten.eighty three in the early morning prelims, eclipsed that overall performance and registered the seventh-quickest time in the semis at two:ten.thirteen.

The Longhorns ended up represented by a pair of swimmers in the night semifinals of the a hundred-meter freestyle. Previous Longhorn Maxime Rooney, who certified 15th in the early morning prelims (49.05), put eleventh in a time of 48.86. Junior Drew Kibler, who punched his ticket to Tokyo on Tuesday evening as part of the four x two hundred-meter free of charge relay, concluded in 14th spot (49.02).

Preliminary Session Highlights

  • 10 Longhorns competed in the early morning prelims of the a hundred-meter freestyle, and a pair sophisticated to the night semifinals. Junior Drew Kibler certified for the semis with the tenth-quickest time in the prelims with a private-greatest effort of 48.seventy two, though former Longhorn Maxime Rooney earned his place with the 15th-quickest time in the prelims (49.05).
  • Junior Daniel Krueger tied for the initial reserve place (tied for 17th) for the semifinals with a time of 49.24. Previous Longhorn Townley Haas put twenty first (49.forty five), though former Longhorns John Shebat and Austin Surhoff tied for twenty ninth spot (49.eighty three). Incoming freshman Tim Connery and former Longhorn Jeff Newkirk tied for 34th (49.94), and incoming freshman Luke Hobson registered a forty eighth-spot effort (fifty.forty seven). Sophomore Peter Larson concluded 51st (fifty.58)
  • 5 Longhorns swam in the early morning prelims of the two hundred-meter breaststroke, with two advancing to the night semifinals. Previous Longhorn Will Licon certified for the semis with the fifth-quickest time in the prelims (two:ten.58), though sophomore Jake Foster earned his place by recording the seventh-quickest effort in the prelims in a private-greatest time of two:ten.eighty three. Junior Braden Vines put twenty eighth (two:fourteen.95), and junior Charlie Scheinfeld tied for 33rd spot (two:15.20). Incoming freshman Adam Fusti-Molnar registered a forty fourth-spot effort (two:seventeen.36).
  • In the early morning prelims of the 800-meter freestyle, freshman David Johnston put eleventh in a private-greatest time of seven:58.73. Previous Longhorn Jack Collins concluded 16th (8:02.ninety six), though freshman Coby Carrozza recorded a twenty sixth-spot overall performance (8:08.fifty five).