Alberto Hernandez, a versatile swimmer from Spain, will bring Big 10 scoring potential to the Minnesota Golden Gophers next fall.
The duo will be joining the Gophers’ current captain group of Tom Donker and Max McHugh (men) and Olivia Bloomer, Emma Linscott and Kelli McCarthy (women).
The women’s 100 breast will give us our first sighting of USC’s Kaitlyn Dobler, who is the top seed in 1:06.29.
4-time NCAA Champion diver Sarah Bacon will use her bonus 5th year of eligibility after a change-of-heart from her post-NCAA Championship decision.
Chris Cruise, who led Cedar Rapids – Washington to their 27th team state championship in 2008, has retired from coaching and will move into administration.
Michigan’s Felix Auboeck is chasing his 4th consecutive victory in the Big Ten 500 free today.
On the men’s side, Minnesota’s Max McHugh dominated the 100 breast in 52.93, touching over 3 seconds faster than anyone else.
Max McHugh is back. Meanwhile, Beata Nelson hit a nation-leading 100 back time, and the Wisconsin women won the meet in the final relay.
The Florida State women picked up their first win of the season, besting Minnesota 186.5-111.5, while the men topped the Gophers 197-103.
Sherridon Dressel dropped a 52.21 to win the 100 back, which is the fastest she’s ever been in-season. She also won the 200 back and 100 fly.
Chris Nagy from Team Elite San Diego has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota’s class of 2024.
The swim puts Cooper 7th all-time for 15-16 girls nationally.
During the third day of the Minneapolis Sectionals, 13-year-old Lucy Thomas earned her first Trials cut in the 100 breast and climbs up the rankings.
Maggie Wanezek first broke 1:03.0 in May, going 1:02.34 to qualify for Olympic Trials. This is now her third instance under 1:03 and her best time.
2019 SPEEDO SECTIONALS – ROCHESTER, MN Thurs. March 14 – Sun. March 17, 2019 Rochester Rec Center, Rochester, MN Long…