It wasn't a perfect match, but the U.S. did what it had to do to bounce back after its nightmare opener.
The U.S. is already the leader in men's backstroke, but he could establish himself as the best of the best in a week's time.
Check out every medal Team USA won at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
The U.S. failed to medal on day one of the 2018 Winter Games, but it has not happened during the Summer Games since 1972.
How to watch as the U.S. women's national team plays New Zealand in the Olympics group stage on Saturday, July 24.