Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson will be looking for her second consecutive B1G title in the women’s 200 back on the final day of competition in Bloomington.
Senior Vera Koprivova made history on Friday at the Big Ten Championships, earning Rutgers’ first ever swimming medal at the conference meet by claiming bronze in the 100-yard backstroke in a school record 51.83 seconds.
Indiana has 3 A finalists in the 100 breaststroke (led by 3-time defending champion Lilly King, above) and the 400 IM on Friday evening.
Penn State’s Madison Murtagh, Purdue’s Emily Bretscher and Rutgers’ Francesca Stoppa garner women’s weekly Big Ten awards.
Jenny Ma swept the breaststroke events for Princeton.
There isn’t much of a better way to cap off a senior day meet with your team winning the dual meet with the last relay.
Rutgers swimming and diving continued their multiple day lead over their competition for the win at the Rutgers Invitational, including a school and pool record in the 200 backstroke by Vera Koprivova and a pool record in the 200 butterfly by Francesca Stoppa.
Rutgers swimming and diving posted three event victories during Friday’s finals session at the Rutgers Invitatonal, highlighted by freshman Terka Grusova’s pool record in the 100-yard backstroke.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.
In the end, the Spartans could have secured the win if not for their winning A 200 medley relay getting DQ’d in the first event of the meet, instead handing the event victory to Rutgers.
Prudence Rooker of Liberty University pulled off the only sweep of a stoke, winning the 50, 100, and 200 breast.
Rutgers swimming and diving will close out 2017 with a pair of meets this weekend as the swimmers head to the Texas Invitational and the divers take on the Big Al Open at Princeton.
Rutgers swimming and diving gets its first taste of a championship-style meet when it welcomes 13 teams for the annual Frank Elm Invitational on Friday through Sunday, Nov. 17-19 at the Rutgers Aquatics Center in the Werblin Recreation Center.
Rutgers swimming and diving hosts its first home event of the 2017-18 season in a penta-meet against Georgetown, Pittsburgh, Seton Hall and Villanova on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4 at the Rutgers Aquatic Center in Werblin Recreation Center.
The Australian freshman took the 200 breast, 100 back, and 200 IM in Northwestern’s win last night.