Minnesota’s Bowen Becker went 19.70 to pace prelims of the 50 freestyle on the first morning of the Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa.
Purdue’s men kicked off 2018 with a convincing dual meet win over Hawaii in Honolulu.
The Ball State women’s swimming and diving team opened up the 2017-18 regular season Saturday afternoon at the Indiana Intercollegiate Meet. The Cardinals placed atop five other schools.
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.
Kaersten Meitz led the way for the Purdue women, winning the 200 free in a speedy 1:47.91 and dominating the 500 free by 20 seconds in 4:45.91.
Crean Lutheran girls won their 3rd straight CIFSS title, but 1st in Division II, having just moved up for the 2014-15 season..
Erik Juliusson of Laguna Beach was the top qualifier in the 200 IM and second in the 100 back at the CIF-SS Division II prelims on Friday.
Ella Eastin of Crean Lutheran is in a new division this year and will be aiming to break two new records: 200 IM and 100 breast.
Aliso Viejo-native Erik Juliusson will swim for Purdue beginning in the fall of 2015.
JW North won the boys meet at CIF-SS Division 3 championships for the second year in a row.
Crean Lutheran, shown here celebrating their 2013 victory at the CIF-SS Division 3 championships, is expected to repeat this year.