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.
VIDEO: Gregg Troy talks about the battle for the last few Florida travel squad spots in weekly press conference
Troy recapped his team’s dominating senior night performances against Auburn and also looked forward to his SEC travel squad, talking about the competition for the last few spots.
Some persevering swimmers have to wait until they’re nearly 30 years old to finally feel the thrill of breaking a world record. Jaring Timmerman of Winnipeg waited until he was 100. And he’s now added the first recorded records in the 105-109 age group.
Warren Wilson college hosted the Greensboro college men and women and the Emory & Henry women, with the home team winning on the men’s side and the E&H women staying undefeated with a pair of wins.
Denver topped UNLV 153.5-143.5 and also topped Cal State – Bakersfield and Air Force while the Air Force women defeated all comers in the women’s triangular.
After 44 years of coaching at the college level within the state, Jack Steck retired from Missouri State in 2012. Sunday night, he was inducted into the Missouri sports Hall of Fame.
The Penn State women went into Annapolis, Maryland and emerged with a clean sweep win, taking all 16 events against Navy. The Nittany Lion men added a convincing 171-127 win of their own.
For the second week in a row, the Bowling Green women saw a meet come down to the final relay, trailing Toledo by a single point with one race to go Friday night. But Bowling Green won a heart-stopper in the 200 free relay by just .03 to hand Toledo its first conference loss.
Jorden Merrilees jumped into the 1000 free for the first time this season to win and put up the fastest time in the Summit League. Takara Martin hit a PR in the 100 breast for Oakland as well.
Boise State rookies Brittany Aoyama and Felicity Cann broke pool records, and Denver’s freshman Johanna Roas got one of her own during the dual.
Nebraska won 9 of 16 events including career win #39 for senior Bailey Pons on senior day.
The University of Northern Iowa swimming and diving team hosted the University of Nebraska-Omaha for a Friday night dual at the Glen F. Henry Pool. The Panthers defeated the Mavericks 168 to 132.
The Towson Tigers recognized their senior prior to big wins at home against conference rival Delaware.
Tanja Kylliainen was all over the in-state rival Wildcats, winning the 200 fly, 200 back and 200 IM. Joao de Lucca, Kameron Chastain and Kelsi Worrell all won two events apiece for the Cardinals.
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.