The Drury women’s swimming & diving team won 10 of 11 swimming events in Thursday’s ‘Duel in the Pool’ to pick up a 136-105 win over Missouri State, while the men fell to the Bears 169-65.
Max McHugh won the men’s 100 breast, hitting the NCAA A cut standard exactly, touching in 51.73.
The Kansas women’s swimmers defeated South Dakota 252-98 and Missouri State 219-128 at the Tri-Duals Friday and Saturday.
Alexander put up a strong 1:47.53 to win the 200 IM, and finished first in the 100 back (48.24).
Missouri State swimming and diving head coach Dave Collins has finalized his staff for the upcoming 2018-19 season with the addition of Ethan Jacobsen as assistant coach and Paul Le as volunteer assistant coach.
The favorite heading into the meet, Indiana’s Ian Finnerty, is the only man to have broken 51 so far this season.
Missouri State came back from losing the team title by 1 point to EMU last year, to winning by nearly 50 points this year.
A MAC and/or pool record was broken in every swimming event of the 3rd day of competition.
The Missouri State 200 free relay team broke the MAC record in the 200 free relay, making it their 2nd relay record of the meet.
Bsih split a 22.93 on the Missouri State 200 medley relay team which shattered the MAC record and pool record.
Freestyle standout Blake Pieroni had one of the top swims of the night for the Hoosiers with his performance in the 200 free.
While Dressel didn’t swim his individual races today, there’s still the possibility that he’ll swim on Florida’s 200 medley relay and 800 free relay in tonight’s finals.
Given the two recent hires and the downward trajectories, which of three top programs – Arizona men, Arizona women, Virginia men – is most likely to make it back into the top ten at NCAAs first?
7th seed Clara Smiddy has scratched the women’s 100 back.
Michael Andrew has scratched the men’s 100 fly on day 3 at World Trials, opting to focus on the 50 breast and back.