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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Just a swammer
2 years ago

Does anyone remember there were two that were hit? I guess no love for the other guy from swim swam. Prayers and thoughts to BOTH of them

Reply to  Just a swammer
2 years ago

This might be the most bizarre “no love” comment we’ve ever received. And we receive a lot of them.

2 years ago

No picture? I think everyone is curious as to how bad it was considering he got shot what? like 5 months ago and already pops off a time that would likely win NCAAS this year.

(G)olden Bear
Reply to  Name
2 years ago

It’s going to take a sub 1.49 to win this year.

Reply to  (G)olden Bear
2 years ago

not in the 100 boi

Reply to  Name
2 years ago

I hope it takes sub 1:49 to win the 100…

2 years ago

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

2 Cents
2 years ago

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.

Mr Piano
2 years ago

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

Texas swims in a short pool
Reply to  Mr Piano
2 years ago

and the 100!

Reply to  Mr Piano
2 years ago

I see what you did there

Reply to  Mr Piano
2 years ago

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

2 years ago

Less of a prediction than a pun.

Reply to  Mr Piano
2 years ago

Now lets not go off half cocked!

Reply to  Andy
2 years ago

Hes going to really have to put the hammer down

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