Minnesota’s Chris Morris (pictured) would have been the second-fastest 200 freestyler on Wisconsin’s team last season behind Big Ten champion Jake Newmark.
From Wisconsin’s 200 medley relay to Van Mathias’ sizzling 50 breast split, there was plenty of action you may have missed behind the records on NCAAs Day 1.
The Badger men decisively beat the Wildcats, while the women’s meet was much closer as Northwestern topped Wisconsin by just 24 points.
Wisconsin hosted Minnesota for a combined Big Ten dual on Friday, besting the Golden Gophers by large margins in both men’s and women’s scoring.
In his second time swimming the long course 100 breast this year, McHugh was just a few tenths off his season-best time of 1:01.01 that he swam this June.
Winter US Open qualifier Lance Swanepoel has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Wisconsin for 2023-24.