The IU Hoosiers have extended their undefeated season dual meet record to 6-0 with their double wins against Big Ten foes Michigan and Iowa.
Ricardo Vargas swam 2 nation-leading times and Maggie MacNeil swam one of the fastest 100 yard butterflies in history in Michigan’s last-minute intrasquad.
Senior leader Felix Auboeck is back after a heroic win in the mile at the 2019 NCAA Championships. He needs to be as lethal in the 200/500 free this year.
This morning the prelims of the men’s and women’s 200 IM and 50 free will be contested.
Finals include the women’s 50 free, 50 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free; the men’s 50 free and 400 IM; and the men’s and women’s 4 x 100 medley relays.
Finals on night 6 include the women’s 800 free, men’s 100 fly, women’s 200 free, women’s 50 back, men’s 200 back, men’s 50 breast, men’s 4 x 200 free relay.
In her first sub-2:00 performance in the 200 meter freestyle, Regan Smith hit the wall first in 1:58.44, narrowly ahead of Gabby DeLoof.
Canadian National Teamer Maggie MacNeil swam her in-season lifetime best in prelims of the 100 fly in Indianapolis on Thursday.
With the first non-Dressel champion to be crowned in the 50 free since 2014, it is almost anyone’s game to fill the shoes.
Conference Championships brought some major shakeups to our final edition men’s Power Ranks, though our #1 rank continues to be an uneasy split between Texas and Cal.
Gus Borges’ father won the Big Ten title in the 50 free for Michigan in 1993. 26-years later, he’ll try to do the same.
Michigan’s Gus Borges is the top seed in the 50 free and split 18.40 as a relay anchor for Michigan on Wednesday evening.
Jian “MJ” Mao has now dropped more than 5 seconds over the course of 2018 in the event.
Michigan’s time clocks in 3rd nationally this season, behind Alabama and NC State.
Zach Apple is a huge presence for the Hoosiers, who have a slight edge in what will be a great battle with Michigan for the 2019 B1G crown.