Her time of 15:36.52 ranks her 3rd all-time in the 17-18 age group, behind only Katie Ledecky and Katie Hoff.
Tess Cieplucha had a big swim in the 400 IM to achieve her NCAA ‘A’ cut for Tennessee. She came into the meet with a best time of 4:05.43 from last season, but blew that away tonight with a 4:03.81.
The Vols has 4 women under the 2017 NCAA invited time in finals with Brown (21.65), Bailey Grinter (22.08), Maddy Banic (22.15), and Stanzi Moseley (22.20).
Up until this morning, Arkansas’ Anna Hopkin held the fastest time in the NCAA with a 21.64, and only Ky-Lee Perry and Mallory Comerford had also been under 22 seconds so far.
Maddy Banic, at the heart of Tennessee’s sprint group, will compete this weekend as the Vols host the Tennessee Invitational.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.
Mallory Comerford of the ACC will swim the women’s 100 freestyle on the opening day of the ACC/Big Ten College Challenge in West Lafayette.
Penn State’s Ally McHugh and Virginia Tech’s Lane Stone took three events each as the Hokies hosted the Buckeyes and the Nittany Lions over the weekend.
Stanford senior Ella Eastin will be hunting for three NCAA individual titles for the second-straight year, and we think she can do it.
Penn State’s Ally McHugh, Christina Crowell and Madison Murtagh were named women’s swimmer, diver and freshman of the week respectively by the Big Ten.
The University of Virginia opened it season with a pair of wins that highlights the talent and versatility of its large freshman class.
Gough will remain in Australia to train for the 2020 Olympics.
Penn State swimming & diving kicked off its season with its annual intrasquad Blue-White meet Saturday morning in McCoy Natatorium.
Michael Andrew qualified for the 2018-2019 US National Team in all 4 strokes.
Ziolek replaces Mallory Houchin, who announced her resignation on Monday. She spent last season as an assistant at Penn State.