The fastest heats in the men’s 1500m freestyle final and women’s 800m freestyle final will be swum tonight. Ryan Cochrane is the undisputed favourite in the 1500m free, Brittany MacLean in the 800.
The women’s 200m backstroke final should be a quick one as there’s a lot of depth in that field. Taking the top spot was Hilary Caldwell who swam a 2:10.82.
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Richard Funk won his 2nd-straight long course 100 breaststroke national title on Thursday evening.
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Canadian record-holder Katherine Savard is the top seed in the women’s 50 fly, just ahead of rising youngster Noemie Thomas.
Missy Franklin, one of the greatest female athletes on the planet, set Minneapolis on fire with a blistering new NCAA Record, American Record, U.S. Open Record, and fastest of all-time swim in the 200 yard free, posting a 1:40.31 to win.
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.
Brooklyn Snodgrass posted a quick leadoff leg en route to the Hoosiers’ win in the 200 medley relay.
Minnesota will look to three-peat this weekend at the 2014 Big Ten Championships. Kiera Janzen is key for the Gophers, and will take part in one of the more anticipated races of the weekend, the 500 freestyle.
The Penn State women went into Annapolis, Maryland and emerged with a clean sweep win, taking all 16 events against Navy. The Nittany Lion men added a convincing 171-127 win of their own.
Georgia’s Megan Romano and her teammate Allison Schmitt should win the 200 free relay – unless Jack Bauerle pitches a changeup.
A strong senior class, led by Paige Whitmire (above), will take Penn State far at the 2013 Big Ten Championships. (Photo Courtesy: Tim Binning/TheSwimPictures.com)
College Swimming News: “Georgia thoroughly handled Cal at their home invite a few weeks ago, however, they are battling some injuries…” (Swim Photo Credit: Tim Binning, theswimpictures)