Drabot turned heads earlier this month when she threw down a personal best 1:54.49 in a dual meet against NC State. She demolished that time today, taking down reigning NCAA champ Ella Eastin as she touched in 1:51.74 to Eastin’s 1:52.03.
Indiana’s Blake Pieroni was back at it again on Saturday night at the 2017 Purdue Invitational.
Silja Kansakoski has been making some big waves since coming stateside earlier this year
One of the highlight swims of the session came in the 400 IM, where Ledecky battled reigning NCAA champ and teammate Ella Eastin
One of the highlight swims of the session came in the 400 IM, where Ledecky battled reigning NCAA champ and teammate Ella Eastin.
Freestyle standout Blake Pieroni had one of the top swims of the night for the Hoosiers with his performance in the 200 free.
Simone has been practicing with the team as normal, but has been limited to pulling due to a nagging hip injury that started early in the semester
Béryl Gastaldello and Janet Hu both had encouraging swims in the 50 free.
Pickrem took off on the breaststroke leg and continued to push ahead as she finished in 1:53.38. That was just 8 hundredths shy of her lifetime best.
Purdue’s Kaersten Meitz took almost a full second off her best in the 500 free today with a big performance in front of the home crowd.
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As NCAA programs begin their all-important mid-year invite season this week, now is the perfect time to look at how fast swimmers will have to go to earn guaranteed and/or likely NCAA invites this winter.
After pulling out of the USA College Challenge with what Stanford termed a “mild injury,” Olympic champ Simone Manuel is missing from the official psych sheets for the Art Adamson Invite at Texas A&M this weekend.
A change at the top?
Much-awaited mid-season invites begin this weekend, with Texas A&M’s Art Adamson Invite and Missouri’s Mizzou Invite among the top events on the calendar.