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SMU And Houston Extend Leads On Second Day Of 2021 American Swim And Dive Championships

DALLAS – Following strong showings on the opening day of the 2021 American Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, the SMU men’s team and Houston’s women’s squad built upon meet leads during Friday’s finals session at the Robson & Lindley Aquatics Center/Barr-McMillion Natatorium.

SMU extended its lead over Cincinnati in the men’s competition with 864 points to the 721 of the Bearcats. Defending four-time women’s champion Houston compiled 688 points through day two to lead host SMU (498.5), Cincinnati (472) and Tulane (410.5).

The Cincinnati men struck the first blow of the finals session in the 200 medley relay, as Blake Hanna, Dominic Polling, Michael Balcerak and Hunter Gubeno established a meet record with a time of 1:25.