“We had a solid effort from our women today,” he said. “Burke led the way with three wins, but we also got great performances from Charlotte Holz, Macey Arnold and Kendall Towe.”
SBU started the meet strong with a first place finish in the 200-yard medley relay. Vatslav Lets, Matthew Schutt, Jimmy Martin and Viacheslav Shchukin broke a pool record with a time of 1:33.49. Shchukin kept the momentum going with a first place finish in the in the 100- yard freestyle with a time of 45.73.
Utah’s Nick Soedel was the swimmer-of-the meet as Joe Dykstra’s first win with the Utah men was a big one.
Matt Josa and the Division II Queens University Royals posted solid early season times and gained 9 NCAA B-Standards in their victory over Division I Gardner-Webb.
The Iowa Hawkeyes, for the second straight year, have picked up a solid breaststroke recruit.
Emily Erwin from the famed distance program at the Germantown Academy has verbally committed to Rutgers.
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.”
Florida State’s Tiffany Oliver went two season-bests to sweep the sprint events at the annual Paint it Pink meet in Tallahassee.
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…
The Purdue Boilermakers won 14 of 16 events to beat Miami University’s RedHawks in the season opener for both teams.
The front half of Chase Kalisz’ 400 IM should continue to improve this year, especially after he won the 200 fly on Friday in a lifetime best.
Looking to return to the podium this season, USC still was victorious missing some teammates to SMU and on a same day travel duel meet versus WSU (Photo Courtesy: ©Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
Day 1 of the SMU classic is the fastest session of racing we’ve seen thus far in the 2013-2014 season.