The 2013 edition of the annual SMU Classic meet was an absolute classic, thanks in part to Tanja Kylliainen.
Kiera Janzen of Minnesota won three events as Minnesota Men’s and Women’s swim and dive teams defeated their southern neighbors, Wisconsin, in a two-day dual meet between Big Ten conference rivals.
The Iowa Hawkeyes, for the second straight year, have picked up a solid breaststroke recruit.
The Hawkeyes opened the dual in dominating fashion, posting a 1-2-3 finish in the 200-medley relay. The quartet of David Ernstsson, Andrew Marciniak, Dustin Rhoads and Jackson Allen won the event in 1:30.35.
“We’re not satisfied with this performance, but it’s great to get the win,” said UI head coach Marc Long. “Michigan State is a good team, and they’re well-coached. They race hard, so it’s good to get this win.”
Northwestern sophomore Jordan Wilimovsky continues to impress in college with his two individual wins in the 1,000 and 500 yard freestyle, which were key to the Wildcats’ win over the Eastern Michigan University Eagles.
Minnesota men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams traveled south to take on border rivals Wisconsin in a two-day meet…
Day 1 of the SMU classic is the fastest session of racing we’ve seen thus far in the 2013-2014 season.
The defending NCAA Champions from Michigan have added another backstroker to their class of 2014.
Szaranek, holder of 47 Scottish Age Records, will join the Michigan Wolverines in the fall of 2014.
Ryan Gordon of the Albany Starfish has verbally committed to begin the rebuilding of the Indiana backstroke group.
Alex Trompke of the Boise YMCA has made his collegiate decision.
The University of Iowa women’s swimming and diving team opens its home dual slate Friday in Iowa City, Iowa, hosting Michigan State and Northern Iowa. The action will begin at 4 p.m. (CT) at the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Pool.
Jonathan Blansfield out of Westport, Connecticut has verbally committed to the Northwestern Wildcats, thus boosting the team’s distance freestyle prowess in the process.