Previews & Recaps
The Golden Gophers won the conference at home on a big final night that saw conference records from Wisconsin’s Ivy Martin and Indiana’s Gia Dalesandro.
Ivy Martin and Alyson Ackman were 48-low in prelims, making for a great finals showdown tonight. Indiana qualified 10 A finalists in trying to cut down Minnesota’s big team lead.
Minnesota’s Becca Weiland will look to defend her 100 fly title, but it won’t be an easy go for her with Gia Dalesandro and Mckenzie Powers swimming well in prelims.
Indiana needs a second-straight big performance from their backstrokers, led by Brooklynn Snodgrass, to keep pace with Minnesota on Friday.
Lindsay Vrooman defended her 500 free title with a giant final 100, but her Hoosiers trail Minnesota by over 47 after two days.
Indiana University head swimming coach Ray Looze previews the Hoosiers’ trip to the 2014 Big Ten Championships in Minneapolis, Minn.
The Buckeyes graduated several senior sprinters, but looking beyond those relay losses, the Buckeyes come back in pretty healthy shape next season: they bring back 17 point scorers from the 2013 Big Ten Championships. The large freshman class of freestylers should help to fill the gaps left behind by last years seniors. (Photo Credit: Tim Binning, TheSwimPictures)
David Durden of Cal coached his team to a second-place finish at NCAA Championships and won Pac-12 Swimming Coach of the Year.
Brooklyn Snodgrass posted a quick leadoff leg en route to the Hoosiers’ win in the 200 medley relay.