The final session of the meet saw Northwestern rising sophomore Justine Murdock beat out World Championships Bronze medalist Leah Hayes in the women’s 200 bk.
World Champs Bronze medalist Leah Hayes made her debut at these Illinois Swimming State Championships, taking the women’s 100 breast in a new PB of 1:10.49.
Wave II Trials finalist Justina Kozan highlights 2021 Santa Clarita Futures along with 13-yr-old prodigy Kayla Han and versatile Gabriel Jett of Clovis.
Wave 1 of the US Olympic Trials in Omaha continued today with many riveting races as swimmers set up for Finals tonight
His split today was over an entire second quicker than he was on NU’s 200 medley relay on the first night of the 2020 Big Ten Championships.
Brunzell went on to swim a 1:00.80 to win the 100 breast, posting great splits of 28.88 and 31.92.
Bacarizo joined the Wildcats mid-season last year; his 48.93 in the 100 back today was his quickest in-season time in the event, ever.
Friday morning will consist of heats of women’s and men’s 200 free, 200 breast, and 100 back.
Colby Mefford scratched the 100 fly final to concentrate on the 400 free and it paid off as he scorched the B final and landed his Olympic Trials cut.
Colby Mefford also won the 500 free, tearing to a 4:21.56 for a new personal best.
The Clovis West girls took home the CIF Central Section title over Clovis North by a nail-bitter 1-point margin.
Nine new D2 records fell during the prelims of the 2019 CIF Central Section D1/D2 Championships.
Northwestern has signed NLIs with a pair of international swimmers for the class of 2023: Hannah Brunzell of Sweden and Sam Dailley of England.
Ben Forbes of Clovis Swim Club and Clovis North High School has verbally committed to Northwestern.
Clovis North’s Michael Jia helped his school to victory with back-to-back individual event wins.