2018 Women’s B1G Championships: Day 4 Ups/Mids/Downs Report

2018 WOMEN’S B1G TEN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Michigan, again, is untouchable.

The Wolverines dominated another prelims session, getting double their next-best competitor’s A final swims. Michigan will have ten scoring swims in A finals, double that of Ohio State and Minnesota, who both have five. Indiana and Wisconsin, meanwhile, have four each.

The battle for second, then, is getting very interesting. Indiana (787), Minnesota (742) and Ohio State (725) are very close, and any point swings could end up with a change in their finishing order. Though Indiana has four A final swims and Ohio State and Minnesota has five, IU has  a whopping eight B final appearances and five slots in C finals, compared to OSU’s four in each and Minnesota‘s two in each.

OSU has three divers in the top sixteen, Minnesota two, and Indiana one, though IU’s is currently in second.

Note: Ups refer to swimmers in the A final, who can finish no lower than 8th barring a DQ; Mids refer to swimmers in the B final, who can finish no higher than 9th and no lower than 16th (again, barring a DQ on the low end); and Downs refer to swimmers in the C final, who can finish no higher than 17th and no lower than 24th (again, barring a DQ on the low end).

3-meter diving and 1650 free are not included.

TEAM 200 BACK 100 FREE 200 BREAST 200 FLY TOTAL
MICHIGAN 2/1/1 4/0/0 2/3/1 2/2/0 10/6/2
OHIO STATE 1/1/1 2/1/3 1/0/0 1/2/0 5/4/4
INDIANA 1/3/1 0/3/2 2/1/1 1/1/1 4/8/5
WISCONSIN 3/0/0 1/2/0 0/0/0 0/2/1 4/4/1
MINNESOTA 1/1/1 1/0/0 2/1/1 1/0/0 5/2/2
PENN STATE 0/0/0 0/1/0 0/0/0 0/1/0 0/2/0
PURDUE 0/0/1 0/0/0 0/1/1 2/0/1 2/1/3
NORTHWESTERN 0/1/1 0/1/1 1/1/0 0/0/1 1/3/3
NEBRASKA 0/0/1 0/0/0 0/1/2 0/0/2 0/1/5
IOWA 0/0/1 0/0/1 0/0/1 0/0/1 0/0/4
RUTGERS 0/1/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 1/0/1 1/1/1
MICHIGAN STATE 0/0/0 0/0/1 0/0/1 0/0/0 0/0/2
ILLINOIS 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0 0/0/0

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SUNY Cal
2 years ago

Michigan untouchable!!!! – GO BLUE

Observer
Reply to  SUNY Cal
2 years ago

I wonder when they will improve their ncaa ranking. I’ll keep waiting.

SwimHero6
Reply to  Observer
2 years ago

Banter!

About Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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