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 UWM women won every swimming event on the night, but still trail Oakland in team points. The Grizzly men are in firm control, with Cleveland State second.
Michigan hit things hard in front of their home crowd at the Big Ten Championships, crushing the NCAA, Big Ten and US Open records in the 800 free relay with a blazing 6:09.85.
Arena has added a new athlete to its sponsorship roster – Barcelona bronze medalist Giulio Zorzi.
FINA has released its qualifying times for the 2015 World Championships to take place in Kazan, Russia beginning July 24, 2015.
6-time 2013 World Championship gold medalist Missy Franklin has been nominated for a Laureus World Sports award, joining five other female superstars from various sports on the just-released nominee list.
The French sprint star posted on Facebook that his surgery is over and said he’s ready to get back to work in search of one final Olympic berth in 2016.
George Washington High School repeated as boys and girls state champs. Meanwhile, Morgan Carr of Charleston Catholic and Maggie Miller of Buckhannon Upshur each broke two state records.
With numbers courtesy of USA Swimming Stats on Twitter, we’ve put together some charts ranking the top-end depth of each of the major women’s conference to compete last weekend.
The Marquette boys swept all 11 swimming events en route to a UP title, while the girls won all three relays for their 12th title in 13 years.
Hanni Leach broke two state records in helping Missoula Hellgate avenge a 2-point loss in 2013. The Hellgate boys also took home the team trophy.
Exeter brought things down to the final relay in boys Division I, breaking a state record to win the meet by just two points over Bishop Guertin.
Joao de Lucca went 41.90, the second-fastest time in the NCAA this season, to win the 100 free. He’s looking like one of the most dangerous men in the country heading into the national championships.
The Notre Dame junior blasted five seconds off her prelims time to put up the fastest 200 breaststroke in NCAA history at the ACC Championships.
Stephanie Peacock fell ill at the end of her 1650 at the ACC championships, leaving the pool on a stretcher after breaking the NCAA record in the 1000 free.