The final prelims session of the 2020 Big Ten Championships is underway this morning, featuring heats of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 200 fly.
Michigan’s Felix Auboeck is chasing his 4th consecutive victory in the Big Ten 500 free today.
Blaskovic clocked a 18.96 in the race this morning, shattering his previous personal best time of 19.28.
The Michigan men have a seasoned upperclassman roster with key freshman sprint additions. Right now, they look good to snap the Indiana three-year streak.
MacNeil put together a winning triple as she touched first in the 100 free, 100 fly, and 100 back as Michigan defeated rival Ohio State.
Our women’s NCAA swimming & diving ranks had a change at #1… will our men’s ranks do the same? There’s a lot to unpack after mid-season invites.
After his nation-leading 4:12.17 in the 500 free during prelims, Arizona’s Brooks Fail will test that mark in tonight’s final.
Cal’s Abbey Weitzeil and Arizona’s Brooks Fail each put up nation-leading times this morning on day 2 of the 2019 Minnesota Invite
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.