Northwestern senior Maddie Smith has had an incredible Big Ten Championships coming off of a disappointing junior campaign.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde (4:39.86) and Cal’s Robin Neumann (4:39.92) both cracked the 4:40 barrier this morning in the 500 free prelims.
Andover Central High School won its first Kansas 5-1A Boy’s State Championship, despite not producing an individual champion.
Kieran Smith and Jake Magahey battled in what would turn out to be a showdown between the two fastest 500 freestylers in history.
Maggie MacNeil has looked strong so far, and her 100 fly should be a standout event to watch this morning. Meanwhile, OSU will look to build on their lead.
The teams that should finish in the top four all got the job done this morning, each school putting at least four swimmers into A-finals.
Luca Urlando was a big part of a strong morning for the Georgia Bulldogs, who are in position to eat into Florida’s team lead on the penultimate day of SECs.
2019 NCAA champ Brooke Forde leads the 500 free field this morning in a session where all three events are without the 2020 conference champ.