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.
Indiana senior Eric Ress won the Big Ten Swimmer of the Week award for the 3rd time in his career on Tuesday.
Ohio State grabs three of six Big Ten weekly awards, Minnesota’s Keefer wins 15th Diver of Week honor
The intense Ohio State-Michigan rivalry dual meets produced four of the six weekly Big Ten award-winners, with the Buckeyes taking three of those honors. In addition, Minnesota’s Maggie Keefer won Diver of the Week for the 15th time in her career.
Records are made to be broken they say, and at the 34th Annual Schroeder A+ meet and this past weekend,…
CJ Smith and Kiera Janzen combined to dominate the distance events for the Golden Gophers in the two-day triangular at Purdue.
Kyler Van Swol was named Swimmer of the Week after some dominant butterfly performances, while Manny Pollard won Diver of the Week for his work on the boards. Northwestern got in on the action with freshman diver Andrew Cramer earning Freshman of the Week.
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.
The Golden Gopher men and women combined for 9 straight wins to close the meet in dominating fashion over a fired-up NC State squad that put up huge performances on the road.
Kiera Janzen had a big 200 free win for the Lady Gophers while the Wolfpack men put up multiple season-bests on the way to a one-point day one lead.
Dylan Bosch was named Swimmer of the Week after swimming 7 different events in a two-day stretch for Michigan, winning 5 of them. Minnesota’s Daryl Turner won his fourth Freshman of the Week award.
Minnesota’s #10 women and #20 men won big in the midst of their combined training trip, while unranked Hawaii finished its last tune-up meet before its conference championships.