STANFORD, Calif. — Texas A&M sophomore Shaine Casas won the men’s 100-meter backstroke on Saturday at the U.S. national championships at the Avery Aquatic Center.
Casas set the school record in 52.72 seconds, the fifth-fastest time in the world this season.
Casas also earned a medal in the 4x200 freestyle relay, anchoring A&M’s team to a third-place finish in 7:22.17. Steven Richardson, Mark Theall and Adam Koster also swam legs.
Former A&M All-American Breeja Larson won the women’s 100 breaststroke in 1:06.78.