Sim finished second in the 100 breast, third in the 200 breast and fifth in the 100 fly at the 2019 Winter Junior Champs – East.
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Ohio State’s Becca Luft took a sweep of the sprints. In the 100 free, she took down her lifetime best for the first time since 2014.
After making a huge drop in the 100 back with Michigan’s tenth fastest time ever on Saturday, Nadav Aaronson powered to another big drop.
Akron’s Paulina Nogaj put up a highlight swim on day 2. Nogaj swam to a 52.54 in the 100 fly, just 3 tenths shy of her lifetime best.
That’s just a second away from what it took to make 2019 NCAAs and would have placed 6th at last season’s Big Ten Championships.
Aaronson swam the 10th fastest time ever by a Michigan man in the 100 back, coming within hundredths of his lifetime best in the 100 free.
Notre Dame freshman Liam Hutchinson made a big drop in the 500 free. His 4:19.11 was his first sub-4:20 swim and a best by about 5 seconds.
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
Gonzalez committed to Iowa days before finishing 2nd at the Georgia High school 6A-7A State Championship meet over the weekend.
Jackson Brown attends Maple Grove High School, about 20 miles from the University of Minnesota campus. He’s scheduled to arrive in the fall of 2021.
Pac-12 champion swimmer Cameron Craig, now of the Ohio State Buckeyes, has been arrested again on new charges of driving under the influence.
In the men’s meet, Iowa freshman Sergey Kuznetsov posted one of the fastest races of the day, clocking a 21.40 in the 50 fly.
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Maddie Shaffer was one of the standouts for the Pitt women. She hit a new lifetime best as she won the 200 meter butterfly.