Federico Burdisso, the Italian record-holder in the 200 fly, continues to have an immediate and seismic impact on the Northwestern program.
Sprinter Andrej Barna’s season debut helped the Louisville men top the Wildcats by nearly 60 points, but the women’s contest came down to the final relay.
After taking the 100 back and 200 IM yesterday, Calypso Sheridan led NU to huge wins with victories in the 200 breast and 400 IM.
Burdisso, the 200 fly Italian record-holder, split a 46.8 on NU’s winning 400 medley relay. Matt Grevers, meanwhile, surprised with a quick 100 breast.
Not only did Sheridan set an individual Northwestern record in a non-primary stroke, but she helped a relay set a decade-old mark.
Calypso Sheridan went on to win the women’s 100 fly in a personal best 52.69.
Northwestern won 3 of the 4 relays on day 1 of the TYR Invitational.
With a flurry of mid-season invites coming up this week, here’s a quick snapshot of the top times in NCAA Division I so far this season.
Brunzell went on to swim a 1:00.80 to win the 100 breast, posting great splits of 28.88 and 31.92.
A couple sprint-heavy teams are rising into the top 10 in our second round of power rankings for NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving.
Calypso Sheridan won the 200 fly, 200 back, and then had the field’s best 200 free relay split as Northwestern defeated Michigan State.
Northwestern’s women broke a school record and rattled two school relay records in their very first meet of ’19-’20 and continued with two dominant home wins.
Northwestern’s Calypso Sheridan and Hannah Brunzell and Iowa’s Sam Tamborski garnered swimmer, freshman and diver of the week respectively from the Big Ten.
One of the most dominant wins of the day came from Louisville fly star Grace Oglesby, who swam a 1:55.09 to win the 200 fly.
Northwestern’s Calypso Sheridan won a pair of events on Friday to open the SMU Classic.