Brendan Burns

2021 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

Zane Backes (above) is racing in tonight’s 200 breast A-final for IU, as the Hoosiers are gunning for a B1G title in an extremely close race with Michigan.


IU V. Michigan Battle for 2021 Big Ten Title Will Come Down to Final Relay

After scoring prelims and 1650 FR seeds, Michigan will have just ONE point over Indiana on paper, leaving it to the 400 FR relay to decide the 2021 champion.


Winding Up for the Final Day of the Big Ten Championships (HEAT SHEETS)

Swimming has given us another down-to-the-wire conference championship meet on the final day of the Big Ten Men’s Swimming Championships. Above: Brendan Burns


Brendan Burns, B1G Breaststroke and Six 18-Splits at Big Tens Night Four

A big story of the night came in the 200 fly, where the race wasn’t competitive, but the time out of winner Brendan Burns was.


2021 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Tonight, Max McHugh could become the second man under 50 seconds in the 100 breast, while Michigan and Indiana are locked in a cutthroat team race.


2021 Big Ten Men Day 4 Ups/Downs: Indiana to Jump Michigan By 8.5 Pts

Indiana is now projected to jump Michigan by 8.5 pts with their 1-2 prelims seeds in the 100 BK and 1-2-3 seeds in the 200 FL, led by Brendan Burns (1:40.36).


2021 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 4 Prelims Live Recap

This morning will run prelims of the 100 back, 100 breast and 200 fly, with a deep breaststroke field is finally able to get some individual swimming in.


Brendan Burns Chooses 200 Fly Over 100 Back on Day 4 at Big Tens (Heat Sheets)

This year’s Big Ten schedule makes Brendan Burns’ choices more difficult, with the 100 back and 200 fly coming on the same day of the meet.


2021 Big Ten Men Ups/Downs: Michigan Expected to Jump from 3rd to 1st

Racking out another solid 3-event morning session were the Michigan Wolverines, whose projected 250+ points will boost them into the lead.


2021 Big Ten Men’s Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

After a 44.8 fly leg on Indiana’s winning 400 medley relay last night, Brendan Burns will try to snag the top seed in the 100 fly A-final.


Hunter Armstrong the New Big Ten 100 BK Favorite, But IU Repeats in 400 Medley

West Virginia University transfer Hunter Armstrong led off OSU’s medley in 44.92, which was an enormous best for the sophomore.


2021 Big Ten Men’s Fan Guide: After Lots of Graduation Turnover, IU Has Edge

It’s hard to gauge the firepower for the top five teams or so this year with the truncated season, but Indiana looks to have a slight edge.


OSU, IU and Purdue Men Clash in Tri Meet, Buckeyes & Hoosiers Prevail

Jason Mathews swept the breaststrokes for OSU today, edging out Purdue’s Trent Pellini in the 100 breast, 53.19 to 53.41, in a new season-best.


Brendan Burns Logs 1:44s in 200 Fly/200 Back Double as IU Overpowers Ohio State

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.


Indiana Men Win Huge Battle Over Michigan in B1G Tri; Michigan Women Cruise

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.