Max McHugh Describes Recovery Process After Sustaining Gun Wound (Video)


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  1. Reece Whitley (Cal) – 1:51.02
  2. Max McHugh (Minnesota) – 1:51.62
  3. Caspar Corbeau (Texas) – 1:52.06

Reece Whitley took this one, becoming the new national leader this season. He nearly went under 1:51, winning at 1:51.02 with Minnesota’s Max McHugh taking second in 1;51.62 and Texas freshman Caspar Corbeau again going a lifetime best for third (1:52.06).

Braden Vines of Texas was 1:52.28 for fourth, followed closely by Michigan seniors Tommy Cope (1:52.31) and Jeremy Babinet (1:52.52). All top six finishers went under the NCAA ‘A’ cut.

Michigan’s Charlie Swanson clocked a 1:53.57 to claim the B-final.

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Mr Piano

He has a great shot at winning the 200 breast at NCAAs.

Texas swims in a short pool

and the 100!


I see what you did there


It’s only December, let’s not jump the gun with these predictions.


Less of a prediction than a pun.


Now lets not go off half cocked!


Hes going to really have to put the hammer down

2 Cents

Haha, get a tattoo that says “BAD A$$” without the symbols right on top of the wound, with NCAA CHAMP going through it like a crossword puzzle. That is if he wins… if not… just stick with the first part.


Good luck Max! Stay strong, you’re doing great.

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