With a team title on the line, will the Virginia Tech mutton chops be gone for Saturday’s finals?
Kyle Whitaker dropped another four tenths off his 400 IM for another Big Ten title. Meanwhile Ohio State and Penn State tied in a crazy 200 free relay that saw 4 teams go down to the wire.
Pavel Sankovich won three titles tonight, setting the ACC record in the 100 back leading off the winning 400 free relay and taking the 100 fly and 100 back championships for the Seminoles.
SwimSwam partners FINIS have teamed up with swimming photographer Mike Lewis of Ola Vista Photography to share some behind the scenes…
Thanks in part to some untimely Cal DQ’s, Felicia Lee and the Stanford Cardinal enter day 3’s finals session with a lead at the Pac-12 Championships. She’s the top seed headed into the 100 fly early in the meet and will look to help Stanford maintain their lead.
Texas Lily Moldenhauer has a huge advantage on the field in the 100 back, and will look to re-break her Big 12 Record in finals.
Brian Hogan of Yale set a new meet and pool record in the 1000 free at the 2014 Ivy League Championships in Cambridge.
The Notre Dame breaststroker and new American record-holder will join Micah Lawrence for the summer in North Carolina, swimming under coach David Marsh, a close friend of her current coach, Notre Dame’s Brian Barnes.
The Golden Bears put 13 swimmers up, almost double what Stanford or USC had this morning. They’ll need to make the most of it, though, as they trail Stanford by over 100 and USC by almost 50 after last night.
Someone at Blodgett Pool will be busy at the conclusion of the 2014 Men’s Ivy League Championships; a whole lot of new names will have to go up on the records board. The preliminary session of Day Two saw new pool records established in four of five individual events, including the 100 breast by Nejc Zupan of Dartmouth (pictured above).
Ohio State’s Tim Phillips has been fast at this week’s Big Ten Championships, despite recovering from a torn muscle suffered just two weeks ago.
Michael Wynalda broke the Big Ten record in the 200 free and is knocking on the door of the second 1:31 in the NCAA this season.
Braden Holloway’s North Carolina State team had a great prelims session, and got 10 individual swimmers into Friday’s A-finals.
Virginia Tech looks today to distance themselves in the team standings, as they sit first over NC State.
Moldenhauer goes off in the 100 back, setting numerous records and punching her ticket to NCAAs.