Dominguez Breaks Oldest BYU Swim Record
PROVO, Utah – Josue Dominguez broke the longest-standing BYU swim record in the 200-yard breaststroke after 21 years on the final day of the Mizzou Invite.
“I’m really proud of Josue for breaking another school record,” BYU head coach Johns Brooks said. “It was exciting to watch the team chase school records on almost every event. I’m really proud of everyone.”
Dominguez bumped himself from No. 2 to No. 1 in BYU’s school records in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:55.97.
Several other Cougars claimed No. 2 all-time best spots in their individual events. Brynn Sproul took BYU's No. 2 all-time best spot in the women’s 200-yard breaststroke after swimming an impressive time of 1:56.07. Katie McBratney stole the No. 2 spot in the 200-yard breaststroke, touching at 2:13.19 in finals. In addition, Gwen Gustafson replaced her No. 2 100-yard freestyle time with a time of 49.47.
For the men, Levi Jensen also shined in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:57.40, earning BYU’s No. 3 all-time best spot. Javier Matta took the to No. 2 in the 200-yard butterfly, posting a time of 1:46.07.
To end the last day of the invite, a team of Matta, Roger Woods, Dominguez and Connor Stirling took third in the men’s 800-yard freestyle relay, finishing with a time of 6:47.30.
The divers competed in the platform event and several Cougars represented their team in finals. Kennedy Cribbs placed seventh with a score of 215.75, while Kimble Mahler placed fourth for the men, scoring a 292.50.
A select group will compete in Winter Nationals on Dec. 5-7 at the McCauley Aquatic Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The dive team will compete against Utah on Dec. 6-7 at Ute Natatorium.
Cougars Compete at Mizzou Invite
PROVO, Utah – After a rest week, BYU swim and dive will travel to Columbia, Missouri, for the Mizzou Invitational from Nov. 20-22 at the Mizzou Aquatic Center.
“It’s an exciting time of the year,” BYU head coach John Brooks said. “The team is rested and ready to compete at Missouri and perform their best. I’m looking forward to seeing them represent their families and BYU.”
The swim team will compete against several other universities at the invitational, including Mizzou, Arkansas, Boise State, Drury, Nebraska, Oklahoma Baptist, San Diego State, Truman State and Wyoming.
The divers will compete against Cincinnati, Iowa State and Kansas.
Events will be divided throughout the three-day meet. In addition to the regular swim and dive events beginning on Nov. 22, Olympic time trial qualifiers will compete on Tuesday, Nov. 21, before the regular invitational begins.
Swimming preliminaries will begin each day at 10 a.m. CST with diving preliminaries following at 11 a.m. CST. Swim and dive finals will both be held in the evening at 6 p.m. CST.
Live results for the swimming events can be found on the Meet Mobile app, while dive results can be found on Dive Meets. In addition, Thursday and Friday’s sessions will be broadcast on the SEC Network. Final results will be available on the BYU swim and dive page.