Our women’s NCAA swimming & diving ranks had a change at #1… will our men’s ranks do the same? There’s a lot to unpack after mid-season invites.
Notre Dame junior Zach Yeadon blasted a lifetime best 14:32 in the mile to start things off on the final day of the Ohio State Invite.
Senior Asia Seidt was a big part of the Wildcats’ big night, helping the team to dominant performances in the 800 free relay and 100 back.
Craig roared to a new season best of 19.89, touching the wall first by nearly half a second.
Our #1-ranking votes are no longer unanimous after a fast fall season for several top programs. The uncertainty after the top two also continues.
Rematch! Erika Brown won two races against Kate Douglass in a dual meet earlier this year. They could meet up to three more times at the Tennessee Invite.
Demler’s first attempts at the 1000 free and 200 free came this season in at 3rd and 6th respectively in the Big Ten this year.
Roberson won the 50 free in 19.78, becoming just the 11th swimmer to crack the 20 second mark in the NCAA this season
In unscored long course competition on Friday, Texas A&M sophomore Shaine Casas broke Aaron Peirsol’s 12-year old pool record in the 100 meter backstroke.
Craig first won the men’s 25 freestyle in a time of 9.14.
The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.
Paul DeLakis and Ohio State moved into the top 10, but could be a legit top 5 program – if they can figure out a way to repeat their Big Ten times at NCAAs.
The mid-season Ohio State Invite will feature a handful of top programs from last year, including men and women from the host Buckeyes, Kentucky & Notre Dame.
Ohio State’s freshman NCAA qualifier Ruslan Gaziev will sit out what would have been his sophomore season, preparing for an Olympic bid for Canada.
After leaving Arizona State University, Michigan native Cameron Craig has announced Sunday that he’ll continue his NCAA career with Ohio State University.