The 2nd day of the 94th Ohio Valley Championships was packed full of action, including a record-breaking performance by Carmel Swim Club in the 13-14 boys MR
Tomer Frankel and Jack Franzman of Indiana both swam NCAA B cuts during Friday’s dual meet against Cincinnati. The Hoosier men and women swept Cincinnati.
U.S. Olympian Michael Brinegar (IU) is the top seed in the men’s mile, while 2021 NCAA All-American Charlie Clark is the #2 seed.
Indiana senior Mac Looze was among the school’s event winners on Day 1, getting her first career mid-season invite victory.
Freshman Rafael Miroslaw showed off his short course yards potential with a 19.54 and fifth-year Gabriel Fantoni also put up a big best time.
Indiana came away with decisive wins in both the men’s and women’s meets.
In his first meet back, it looks as though the 5th year sprinter hasn’t missed a beat.
Peplowski, who was the Hoosiers’ leading breaststroker last season, swept the breast events to open the season.
Hoosier super-senior Gabriel Fantoni had an electric start to his season in the Indiana intrasquad quadrathalon on Thursday.
Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil will swim the 100 free, along with on-fire Northwestern senior Maddie Smith. Phoebe Bacon will swim the 200 back as well.
Ohio State’s depth took them to their first Big Ten title in years last season, but Michigan is deeper this time around. Also– what say Northwestern?
The Hoosier men were hard to stop, powered by a triple from sophomore Brendan Burns. The IU women’s breaststrokers were a strong point as they also won.
Brendan Burns won both butterfly events as the IU men got the job done over Michigan and Northwestern, while Wolverine Maggie MacNeil went a 200 free PR.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
Last year, Indiana drew first blood with a win in the 200 medley relay, where they swam a 1:34.71 to win the event for a second year in a row.