Kyle Whitaker dropped another four tenths off his 400 IM for another Big Ten title. Meanwhile Ohio State and Penn State tied in a crazy 200 free relay that saw 4 teams go down to the wire.
Michigan’s Kyle Whitaker won the 200 IM after taking down the conference record in prelims and setting himself up as a major threat at the NCAA Championships with a pair of 1:41-lows.
The Michigan Wolverines, last year’s national champions, will be hard to beat at this year’s Big Ten Championships.
The Golden Gophers won the conference at home on a big final night that saw conference records from Wisconsin’s Ivy Martin and Indiana’s Gia Dalesandro.
Ivy Martin and Alyson Ackman were 48-low in prelims, making for a great finals showdown tonight. Indiana qualified 10 A finalists in trying to cut down Minnesota’s big team lead.
Lindsay Vrooman defended her 500 free title with a giant final 100, but her Hoosiers trail Minnesota by over 47 after two days.
Former Indiana swimmer Austin Saunders, after a year off of college swimming, will transfer to Queens University.
Indiana senior Eric Ress won the Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award for the 3rd time in his career on Tuesday.
The Hoosiers claim victory on senior day despite Tucker’s dominant performances.
Lindsay Vrooman went back-to-back to open the meet, winning the 1000 free and 200 free to set the tone for Indiana’s wins. Eric Ress won three on the men’s side to overcome Louisville’s sprint dominance.
Brooklynn Snodgrass won her 8th Big Ten Weekly Honor in just two years of collegiate swimming. Hoosier freshman Gia Dalesandro was also honored, as was Minnesota’s Sarah McCrady.
Indiana hands Purdue their first dual meet loss of the season.
Ohio State senior Alex Norris has been named the conference’s Swimmer of the Week for January 21st, marking the first time…
Michigan’s Richard Funk has been named the Big Ten Conference’s Male Swimmer of the Week for January 21st.
The Iowa Hawkeyes welcomed in a midwestern women’s quad meet on Saturday between themselves and the Indiana Hoosiers, the Illinois…