After making a huge drop in the 100 back with Michigan’s tenth fastest time ever on Saturday, Nadav Aaronson powered to another big drop.
That’s just a second away from what it took to make 2019 NCAAs and would have placed 6th at last season’s Big Ten Championships.
Aaronson swam the 10th fastest time ever by a Michigan man in the 100 back, coming within hundredths of his lifetime best in the 100 free.
Senior leader Felix Auboeck is back after a heroic win in the mile at the 2019 NCAA Championships. He needs to be as lethal in the 200/500 free this year.
Sophomore Hayden Zheng went 53.86 to break the state 100 breast record, while senior Peter Larson broke sprint records with a 19.97 50 free and a 43.46 100 free at Minnesota’s Class AA high school state meet. Larson’s Edina Hornets won the state title despite DQing their medley relay in prelims.
Parkland Aquatic Club’s Danny Berlitz has signed an NLI to swim for Michigan next fall.
Cam Peel of Spring Lake High School and Michigan Lakeshore Aquatics has verbally committed to the University of Michigan’s class of 2023.
Michigan has picked up a verbal commitment from the highly versatile River Wright for 2019-20.
Donald Scott from Lakeside Aquatic Club in Keller, Texas has verbally committed to swim at the University of Michigan.
Lakeville, Minnesota sprinter Andrew Trepanier has announced his intention to swim for Michigan beginning in the 2019-20 school year.
The fourth and final day of the 2018 Speedo Super Sectionals in Austin, Texas, featured finals for only the men’s and women’s 200 IM and 50 free.
Alexei Sancov is now the #3 17-18 performer of all-time in the 200 yard free.
The final prelims session of the meet will feature the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 fly.
Sancov will race the 200 IM A final, where he is set to take lane 3.