zbrady | Posted: 5 Dec 2014 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Jake Taylor leads Cougars on Day 2 of Texas Invite

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Texas Invite Day 1 Recap

Jake Taylor swims fastest time in NCAA

Texas invite Day 2

Texas Invite Day 2 Results

AUSTIN, Texas – Jake Taylor followed up his stellar performance in the preliminaries with the fastest men’s 100-yard backstroke time in the NCAA this season, besting the time he set earlier in the day Friday.

Taylor won the 100 back with a blazing time of 45.95. The junior captain now owns the two fastest men’s 100 back times in the country this season, his 46.06 he swam Friday afternoon was the fastest until his finals performance.

Senior captain Hayden Palmer picked up a fourth-place finish in the men’s 400-yard individual medley touching the wall in 3:48.18.

Taylor, along with Rainer Ng, Michael King and McKay King finished eighth in the men’s 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:28.98.

The Cougars will compete in the final day of the invite tomorrow with preliminaries at 9 a.m. MST and the finals at 6 p.m. MST. You can watch the finals on the Longhorn Network or on WatchESPN and the WatchESPN app.

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