Thomas qualified for NCAAs in all four of her years at Notre Dame and has the potential to be a huge boost to Nebraska at the conference and national levels.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde was one of just a handful of 5th year swimmers who scored more points at this year’s NCAA Championship meet than last year’s.
After completing a four-peat last night in the 50 free, Michigan senior Maggie MacNeil is a near-lock to do so once again on Friday in the 100 fly.
Ohio State fifth-year Kristen Romano aims to make it back-to-back titles in the 200 IM on the first full day of action at the Women’s Big Ten Championships.
Led by senior Maggie MacNeil and a strong freshman contingent, the Wolverines look to reclaim the Big Ten title after three straight runner-up finishes.
Despite the lopsided final team score, Rutgers showed out in the relays, breaking a trio of pool records, all of which were from the 1983 NCAA Championships.
Nebraska senior Autumn Haebig won both the women’s 50 back (26.50) and 100 back (56.66) in a victory over Omaha.
Edgewood more than doubled up runner-up Rhinelander, with Izzy Enz and Abby Reid sweeping their individual events and helping the school sweep the relays.
Jack Dahlgren lowered his NCAA-leading 200 back time by .01 at the Mizzou Invite prelims in 1:40.96.
Danny Kovac, Ben Patton and Jack Dahlgren posted strong swims in the 100 fly, 100 breast and 200 free, respectively.
Mizzou’s Ben Patton blasted a time of 51.50 in the men’s 100 breaststroke prelims to take over the top spot in the national rankings.
Sarah Thompson, Rémi Fabiani, and Danny Kovac all posted impressive swims during the Day 1 finals, which were filled with top-in-the-country performances.
Missouri’s Sarah Thompson became the fourth woman to crack 22 seconds in the 50 freestyle this season.
Autumn Haebig, Miljca Opacic, Sarah Troyer and Madesyn Ronquillio each won two events for the Cornhuskers as Nebraska topped Kansas in Lincoln.
Nebraska All American diver Sara Troyer broke a 13 year old pool record in the 3 meter while Nebraska topped Iowa State.