After breaking Northwestern records in the 200 IM and 100 back yesterday, Calypso Sheridan is the heavy favorite to take the 400 IM title tonight.
Beata Nelson is the overwhelming favorite in the 200 IM tonight. After a 1:52.60 this morning, she’ll go after her 1:50.79 B1G record in the final.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
The Indiana men and women beat Purdue on Saturday, with Mohamed Samy (50 free, 200 breast) and Cassy Jernberg (500 free, 1000 free) among the top performers.
Both Michigan Wolverine teams toppled the Indiana Hoosiers in Ann Arbor with the help of sophomore transfer Olivia Carter, contributing 3 individual wins.
Erika Brown (above) and Kate Douglass will go head-to-head as the #1 and #2 times in the 100 fly nationally this season.
Minnesota’s Mackenzie Padington had a huge swim in the eaarly heats of the mile, dropping nearly 16 seconds to lead the pack with only the final heat to go.
Coaches Ray Looze and Mike Bottom (above) preview the upcoming B1G Championships in Bloomington.
Michael Brinegar (IU) dominated here, posting a 14:40.38 to win by 20 seconds.
NC State’s Ky-lee Perry swam the fastest women’s 50 free in the NCAA so far this season in the prelims at the IU Invite, clocking 21.80.
Coleman Stewart was one of four NC State men to break 20.0 in the 50 free this morning.
We’ll be previewing the top 12 men’s and women’s programs for the 2018-2018 season – stay tuned to our College Swimming…
This afternoon will bring 6 heats each of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free, while the 7th and fastest heat will swim with finals.
Leah Smith is the presumed runner-up in the women’s 1500, but with a handful of talented open water swimmers taking to the pool in Irvine, her position is in danger.