Van Donkersgoed is on deck at practice just as he should be, just as he has been for the last 10 years of his life. It is 6 a.m., and the rest of Northwestern University men’s swim team is jumping in the water.
The Big Ten honored Penn State’s Matt Stasiunas as its swimmer of the week. Stasiunas swam to 3 wins at the Penn State Invite: The 1,650-yard freestyle (15:29.15), 200-yard freestyle (1:39.94) and 500-yard freestyle (4:28.78).
Minnesota’s Brooke Zeiger and Penn State’s Casey Francis were named co-swimmers of the week by the Big Ten. Zeiger set a new school record in the 400 meter IM twice at the Arena Pro Swim Minneapolis before going on to break a school record in the 200 IM.
This weekend, the Ohio State swimming and diving teams will be hosting their annual Ohio State Invitational at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
Austrian freestyler Felix Auböck, has decommitted from Indiana University and signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of Michigan for 2016-17.
The University of Michigan men’s swimming and diving team signed 12 standouts to National Letters of Intent for the 2016-17 season, head coach Mike Bottom announced on Tuesday (Nov. 17).
The Ohio State Buckeyes are without key freestyler Josh Fleagle, as the senior decides to redshirt his senior season.
The Wisconsin men (181.5-117.5) and women (183-117) both defeated conference foes Northwestern on the road.
The Michigan State women’s and men’s team each came away with victories this weekend. The women topped Cincinnati (169-130) and Bowling Green State (155.5-143.5). The men also beat out Cincinnati (160.5-137.5).
The University of Minnesota men’s and women’s swimming and diving team has signed 16 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent for the 2016-17 season. The class of 2020 is composed of 14 swimmers and two divers.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles hosted B1G powerhouse Ohio State today, taking a 203.5-96.5 loss for the men and a 175-113 loss for the women.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men and women both took victories over the Miami (OH) Redhawks, with the men winning 175-101 and the women winning 173-116.
Purdue is adding backstroke strength with a commitment from Scottsdale’s Kaleb Gould.
Kate May brings her YMCA National winning 200 fly to the Boilermakers this Fall.
The Hoosiers men and women both took the victory over the Badgers for the second straight year.