Despite the losses, it looks like IU is in a stronger position this season than they were last season.
Qian Ren and Yu Duan never relinquished their lead in Friday’s mixed 10-meter synchro final, giving China its 10th gold medal in as many diving events.
Olympians Delaney Schnell and Hailey Hernandez are among the 16 divers who are expected to compete for the United States.
The Buckeyes finished the competition with five male and two female divers qualified to compete at the NCAA Championships.
Reigning NCAA champion Andrew Capobianco was one of three Indiana men and six total divers who qualified for NCAAs at the Zone C Championships.
The Indiana Hoosiers have won their 4th Big Ten Championship in the last 6 seasons and are set up well for a big run at NCAAs next month.
Indiana’s Brendan Burns (above) will swim in both the 200 back and 200 fly finals on Saturday as the Hoosiers hope to hold off Ohio State.
The Michigan Wolverines are the 2x defending champions, having ended a three-year run by Indiana in 2020.
Brendan Burns went a 1:40.72 in the 200 yard butterfly moving him up to second in NCAA Division I this season so far.
Four Indiana University divers earned their berths to the 2022 FINA World Championships in front of a hometown crowd on the first day of Winter Nationals.
Tomer Frankel and Jack Franzman of Indiana both swam NCAA B cuts during Friday’s dual meet against Cincinnati. The Hoosier men and women swept Cincinnati.
Carson Tyler earned 379.35 points, securing the final podium spot behind Mexico’s Osmar Olvera Ibarra and Kevin Alexander Muñoz Heredia.
Indiana junior Brendan Burns contributed four wins and compiled four NCAA B-cut times in Indiana’s victories over Ohio State, Penn State and Virginia Tech.
Indiana’s Brendan Burns picked up two individual wins in the 200 fly and 200 back as the Hoosier men topped Northwestern.
IU is coming off a successful 2020-2021 season, despite a major obstacle late in the season.