Last year, Indiana drew first blood with a win in the 200 medley relay, where they swam a 1:34.71 to win the event for a second year in a row.
In the 200 IM, Cal’s Sarah Darcel, the 12th seed, has opted out of the 200 IM. She was one of Cal’s top seeded swimmers in the event, with only Izzy Ivey in front of her at #10.
46.3% of IU’s individual points came from just 4 of the 16 individual events.
The Indiana University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will host the Louisville Cardinals on Senior Day on Friday, Feb. 1 at the Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center.
We’ll be previewing the top 12 men’s and women’s programs for the 2018-2018 season – stay tuned to our College Swimming…
#8-seed Liz Li will not swim the 100 free on the final day of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships.
In a tight race where the top three teams all finished under the NCAA and American records, Stanford emerged victorious, winning the 200 medley relay in 1:33.11 over Cal and Indiana.
Hansson scratched the 200 IM, where she was the #16-seed, but is the #2 seed in both the 100 and 200 fly later in the meet.
Simone Manuel will be key for Stanford to defend their 400 medley relay title over Cal, who were DQed last year after out-touching the Cardinal.
Lilly King will be hunting down a third consecutive B1G title in the 100 breaststroke tonight.
The Indiana women broke their own team and conference records in the 400 medley relay tonight, even with Lilly King going a bit slower than she did when they set the old record last year.
Lilly King was a key member of Indiana’s record breaking 200 medley relay on night 1.
Lilly King’s blazing 25.84 breaststroke leg helped lead Indiana to the 3rd fastest 200 medley relay in history.
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.
After a surprise win in the 200 IM resulting from a DQ, Lilly King will look to add to her haul today as the overwhelming favorite in the 100 breaststroke.