Hannah Bach of Ohio State split faster today than Lilly King did on the 50 breaststroke when Indiana set the Big Ten Record in the event back in 2018.
Kristen Romano returns for a fifth year with the Buckeyes as they gear up to take a run at a third straight Big Ten title and a top-five showing at NCAAs.
The clear-cut top two teams in the field are from the ACC, with Virginia leading the way, and NC State firmly in 2nd.
NC State’s MacCausland, USC’s Delgado, and MIchigan’s Pyshnenko were all crucial 21.8-legs in their respective relays before their scratches.
The Buckeyes dominated this morning’s session, and project to score roughly 150 more points than the next-best team, Indiana.
Ohio State’s depth took them to their first Big Ten title in years last season, but Michigan is deeper this time around. Also– what say Northwestern?
Fulmer nabbed two wins for Ohio State, leading 1-2s in the 200 free (1:49.15) and 100 free (50.08). She also had a big 48.75 split on the 400 free relay.
The Virginia Cavaliers have assembled a loaded roster that leads the NCAA ranks. The top threats to their title run, though, remain hard to predict.
Ohio State won its first women’s Big Ten swimming & diving title in two decades last year, and a deep group of returners make them the favorites to repeat.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil, the reigning NCAA Champion, made history this season as the first woman to break 21 in the 50 free.
After leading Tennessee to a historic SEC title, senior Erika Brown has a great chance to close her career with an individual NCAA win in the 100 free.
After finishing 3rd last year, Ohio State outperformed defending champion Indiana, and 2016-2018 champion Michigan, winning by a margin of by 197 points.
The Ohio State women will aim to secure their first B1G team title since 1986 while Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson will contest for her final B1G title.
Ohio State heads into today with a commanding lead over Michigan.
After breaking Northwestern records in the 200 IM and 100 back yesterday, Calypso Sheridan is the heavy favorite to take the 400 IM title tonight.