Will Licon places sixth in 100 breast finals at Olympic Trials

OMAHA, Neb. — Previous University of Texas star Will Licon registered a sixth-area complete on Monday night in the finals of the one hundred-meter breaststroke at the U.S. Olympic Workforce Trials – Swimming. In addition, former Longhorn Townley Haas and UT junior Drew Kibler both equally skilled for the finals of the 200-meter freestyle.

The leading-two finishers in the person swimming events at the U.S. Olympic Trials receive places on the formal Workforce United states of america roster. Michael Andrew won the party in a time of 58.73, even though Andrew Wilson claimed his Olympic place with a 2nd-area complete (58.74). Licon, who recorded the seventh-speediest time in Sunday’s semifinals (one:00.33), posted a time of one:00.39 in Monday’s final.

Four Longhorns highly developed to the semifinals of the 200-meter freestyle through Monday’s morning prelims. In the night semifinals, Haas registered the third-speediest time (one:46.30) and Kibler won the 1st semifinal in a own-greatest time of one:46.70 (fourth-speediest time in the semis) to advance to Tuesday’s final. Freshman Carson Foster holds the 1st reserve place for Tuesday’s final with the ninth-speediest time in the semifinals (one:47.03), even though former Longhorn Jeff Newkirk completed fifteenth in a time of one:48.01.

Preliminary Session Highlights

  • In the morning prelims of the 200-meter freestyle, four Longhorns skilled for the night semifinals. Previous Longhorn Townley Haas swam the fourth-speediest time in the prelims (one:47.06), even though junior Drew Kibler posted the seventh-speediest energy (one:47.31). Freshman Carson Foster registered the eighth-speediest time (one:47.33), and former Longhorn Jeff Newkirk tied for the fifteenth-speediest general performance (one:48.fifteen). Previous Longhorn Maxime Rooney placed nineteenth (one:48.59), freshman Coby Carrozza took 23rd (one:49.10) and incoming freshman Luke Hobson completed thirty sixth (one:fifty.29).
  • In the one hundred-meter backstroke, senior Austin Katz tied for 18th (2nd alternate) in the morning preliminaries in a time of 54.65. Previous Longhorn Sam Stewart placed twentieth (54.68), and sophomore Peter Larson registered a 40th-area displaying (fifty five.88). Incoming freshman Tim Connery completed forty seventh (56.twenty), and sophomore Ethan Tougher tied for 51st area (56.22).