Notre Dame’s Luciana Thomas, above, almost broke the Notre Dame school record in the 200 fly at the Purdue Last Chance meet on Saturday.
For the 2nd time this week, Felix Auboeck has completed a Big Ten title four-peat, adding the 1650 to his earlier wins in the 200 and 500 freestyles.
Ohio State and Indiana have got a fight on their hands as they battle for the runner-up finish. IU’s milers will be important, but OSU has the diving edge.
The final prelims session of the 2020 Big Ten Championships is underway this morning, featuring heats of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 200 fly.
After 3 days of conference action, we’ve seen some very solid swims. But nothing breath taking, no swim with that X factor to really pile the pancakes on.
Samy chose the 100 free (3rd seed) over the 200 back (top seed) on Saturday at the 2020 Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships.
Minnesota All-American Max McHugh, a sophomore, leads the way into the 100 breast final at the 2020 Men’s Big Ten Championships.
Leading a third-straight Michigan 1-2-3 finish in the 400 IM at the Big Ten Championships, Charlie Swanson is the third man to four-peat in the event.
Day 3 consists of the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 3 meter diving.
Things should remain close between Ohio State and Indiana, but the Hoosiers have a slight edge with 21 scorers to Ohio State’s 17.
We’ve spent the past few weeks using our periodic SwimSwam polls to let readers weigh in on the coming conference swimming & diving championships.
After Day 2 of the conference meets, we’ve seen some very solid swimming across the board. However, nothing that is really mind blowing at this point.
Indiana’s Gabriel Fantoni is a clear favorite for his third-straight 100 back title after splitting a 44.98 on the Indiana medley relay on Thursday.
Ohio State’s Paul DeLakis is the top seed for the 200 IM in tonight’s finals of the 2020 men’s Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships.
Indiana freshman Brendan Burns will swim his first individual events of the 2020 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships on Friday.