MAC swimmers Victoria Kwan, Ruslan Gaziev and Owen Huang will be competing at the Texas Grand Prix this weekend. The meet brings the best swimmers from all over the world.

A strong field of Olympians, world champions and National Teams will kick off 2018 at next week’s TYR Pro Swim Series at Austin, set for Jan. 11-14 at the University of Texas’ Lee & Joe Jamail Texas Swimming Center.

The four-day meet opens Thursday, Jan. 11 and continues through Sunday, Jan. 14. Thursday through Saturday, daily prelims open at 9 a.m. CT followed by finals at 6 p.m. The meet concludes Sunday with timed finals for the 1500-meter freestyle at 8 a.m. CT.

Meet Notes:
Nearly 20 U.S. Olympians, including individual gold medalists Nathan Adrian (Bremerton, Wash./California Aquatics), Matt Grevers (Lake Forest, Ill./Tucson Ford Dealers Aquatics), Ryan Murphy (Jacksonville, Fla./California Aquatics) and Dana Vollmer (Granbury, Texas/California Aquatics), are among the standouts expected to compete in Austin.

Stars of the 2017 FINA World Championships slated to swim include double individual medley gold medalist Chase Kalisz (Bel Air, Md./ Athens Bulldog Swim Club) and five-time gold medalist Mallory Comerford (Kalamazoo, Mich./University of Louisville).

NBC Sports will provide extensive coverage from Austin with live action on Thursday, Jan. 11 via the NBC Sports App, live television Friday, Jan. 12 on NBC Sports Network and Saturday, Jan. 13 on the Olympic Channel – all at 7 p.m. ET. Saturday’s coverage also will air on same-day delay on NBC Sports Network at midnight ET. All three finals session will also be streamed via NBC Sports, while a live webcast of prelims also will be available at usaswimming.org.

Go MAC Go!!!