We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand. SwimSwam has put together a list of the top 16 times in each event up to this point.
Indiana’s Blake Pieroni was back at it again on Saturday night at the 2017 Purdue Invitational.
Freestyle standout Blake Pieroni had one of the top swims of the night for the Hoosiers with his performance in the 200 free.
Purdue’s Kaersten Meitz took almost a full second off her best in the 500 free today with a big performance in front of the home crowd.
We’re seeing the possibility of a new role for Schooling on the Longhorns’ 200 medley relay. With Will Licon now gone, they’re looking for someone to step up into the breaststroke position.
Though Indiana doesn’t have the relays or the incoming classes that other NCAA programs have, its brute individual-event strength will keep it relevant in 2018.
Arizona’s Brad Tandy cracked the 22-second barrier to win the 50 free on night 5.
For South African Brad Tandy, who was cost a trip to the World Championships by visa issues, Sunday’s 50 free will be his proving ground for the year.
Cassy Jernberg of Schroeder YMCA put up the top time of the afternoon, winning the last heat before finals in 8:40.71, her best by 7.1 seconds.
Lanza took a sizeable lead in the 200 IM as he took gold in 2:03.31. Lanza then won another gold in Meet Record time with his 53.07 in the 100 fly.
2014 NCAA Champion Brooklynn Snodgrass is back for IU after taking a redshirt year during the 2015-16 season.
Katie Drabot added the 200 IM to her win tally, posting a 2:15.79 to win that event by almost five seconds over Reilly Lanigan (2:20.34) of NASA.
Watch championship finals race videos from day 5 of the 2016 YMCA Nationals.
YMCA Nationals day 5 finals recap.
Full Results Beata Nelson stole the show today, winning both of her individual events and providing stellar relay splits and breaking…