Leon Marchand helped propel the ASU men to a successful showing at the Wolfpack Invite last weekend, posting the top time in the NCAA in three events.
Welcome to The Week That Was In College Swimming, where we’re recapping the madness that came out of the first weekend of midseason invites.
Colorado Mesa’s Ben Sampson blasted a 1:40.73 200 backstroke in prelims, which would have finished eighth at 2022 Division I NCAAs.
McKendree University’s Xander Skinner has been named CoSIDA’s DII At-Large All-American of the Year, the first in the school’s history.
The last session will have the fastest heat of 1650 free, finals of the 100 free, 200 back, and 200 breast, and timed finals of the 400 free relay.
Day 4 prelims will consist of heats of the 100 free, 200 back, and 200 breast, and all but the fastest heat of the 1650 free.
Finals of the 500 free, 100 back, 100 breast, 200 fly, 3-meter diving, and 800 free relay begin at 6PM in Greensboro.
Day Three prelims session will consist of heats of the men’s 500 free, 100 back, 100 breast, and 200 fly, where Jack Lustig of McKendree is the #2 seed.
BYU swept its tri-meet on both the men’s and women’s sides, winning 21 events, including a first-place sweep of the diving events.
Queens University of Charlotte, the 5x defending NCAA Division II national champions, lead in both the women’s and men’s Swimulator rankings mid-2021-22.
Ben Sampson, a sophomore at Colorado Mesa University, became the fastest American to swim the 100 back in Division II history.
Leading a 1-2-3-4 sweep for Colorado Mesa in the event, Ben Sampson clocked 46.46 in the men’s 100 back to extend his national performance list lead.