Despite the losses, it looks like IU is in a stronger position this season than they were last season.
Two-time defending NCAA Champion in the 100 breast Max McHugh had as good of a shot as anyone as cracking the top two in that race at next week’s Trials.
The 200 fly is is a wide open event where there’s a mix of experience and those looking to make their first international team.
Stanford’s Brooke Forde was one of just a handful of 5th year swimmers who scored more points at this year’s NCAA Championship meet than last year’s.
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.
Indiana has a slight lead over Ohio State as they battle for the 2022 Men’s B1G Championship. 2x defending champion Michigan sits in third place.
IU is coming off a successful 2020-2021 season, despite a major obstacle late in the season.
In his first meet back, it looks as though the 5th year sprinter hasn’t missed a beat.
Peplowski, who was the Hoosiers’ leading breaststroker last season, swept the breast events to open the season.
Mac Looze and Charlie Swanson are looking to win the 400 IM here following their 200 breast wins yesterday. Leah Gingrich also headlines the women’s 100 fly.
It will be a lighter AM prelims session at the Greensboro Aquatic Center, with only the women’s and men’s 400 IM and 100 fly heats on the schedule.
Tess Howley (16) and Leah Gingrich (31) headline the women’s 200 fly A-final in Greensboro. Tim Connery (18) will swim the 100 free with his lone sub-50 seed.
On the slate for this first AM prelims session in Greensboro for the 2021 Speedo Summer Championships will be the women’s and men’s 200 fly and 100 free.
Featured at the Greensboro Summer Speedo Champs site include 2021 Trials finalists Gabby DeLoof, Sam Stewart, Josh Matheny, Cavan Gormsen, and JoJo Ramey.
Corey Gambardella, who finished 17th at last year’s NCAA Championship meet in the 200 yard fly, will be a Super Senior for Indiana next season.