Michigan secured a narrow edge over Indiana in a tight Big Ten battle, placing 12 A finalists and 23 total scoring swims compared to 10 and 21 for IU.
The Texas men have 24 A finalists and no one in B finals tonight, while the Texas women put 16 into the A final and 4 into Bs.
NC State leads with 12 A finalists, a third of them coming in the 100 backstroke and another third from the 100 fly. NC State makes up half the A final in both of those events.
It’s day 3 at the Big 12 Championships, and two-time defending NCAA champion Townley Haas is set to swim the 200 free.
USA Swimming Safe Sport Senior Director Susan Woessner has resigned from her post, and in her letter of resignation, discloses that she kissed then-coach Sean Hutchison in 2007 and didn’t disclose that information while helping with an investigation of Hutchison for an inappropriate coach-swimmer relationship in 2010.
USA Swimming has sent a letter to its members reiterating its commitment to protecting athletes in response to reports that the organization had failed to address hundreds of sexual abuse cases over the past few decades.
About 4 out of 10 voters predicted Louisville to win the women’s ACC Championships, with only 30% picking eventual champions Virginia.
Last Thursday, Caeleb Dressel went 1:38.13 in the 200 IM.
FINA has announced that its 2018 World Cup series will integrate long course meters stops in with its traditional short course meters format. The tour has dropped from 9 to 7 stops and scoring entries will be limited even further, to just 3 scoring events per swimmer.
Three more coaches have been permanently banned by USA Swimming as of January 2018. Nathan Weddle, James Cutrone and Christian Valcarce now appear on the permanent ban list published by the swimming federation.
A report by the Southern California News Group says USA Swimming has ignored, covered up or refused to investigate sexual abuse allegations against coaches in relation to hundreds of swimmers over decades.
Caeleb Dressel wasn’t the only versatile sprinter to explode at SECs. Say hello to Tennessee’s Erika Brown.
State records fell in 9 of 12 events as the Anacortes boys won the 2018 Washington class 2A state title.
Bainbridge High won 6 of 12 events and set a new class 3A state record in the 400 free relay to win Washington’s 2018 class 3A title on the boys side.