Bahamian Joanna Evans continues to enhance her reputation as a quality swimmer at the University of Texas and throughout the CARIFTA region with her performances at the Big 12 Championships at her home.
For Evans it was a case of another day another medal and yet another personal best. The Longhorns freshman had a personal best of 1:47.30 prior to the conference championships. She easily qualified for the championship final with a time of 1:50.01. It was always going to be a battle between Joanna and her fellow freshman teammate Quinn Carrozza. She had beaten Carrozza to the Gold medal in the 500 freestyle on Thursday Feb 25. Friday would however prove Quinn’s day as she won in 1:44.99 .Evans completed the Longhorns quinella as she won the Silver in a new personal best of 1:46.95. Her performance was under the NCAA Division 1 B standard of 1:47.99.