Ohio State’s dominance continues with 13 returning swims, all in either the A-final or B-final, setting every Buckeye up for picking up double-digit points.
The OSU women, who won the 2020 Big Ten title, the Buckeyes’ first in over three decades, were all over it on Wednesday night.
Hannah Bach came out of high school as an Ohio state record holder, and as a sophomore she’s now making her mark on the Ohio State record books too.
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.
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.
Ohio State comes in as the early leader, yet Michigan’s MacNeil/Tucker could potentially snag 2 titles later in the evening for the 2nd-place Wolverines.
18-year-old Hannah Bach swam the 3rd-fastest 50 breast for all US swimmers 18&U to close out the Cleveland Sectionals meet.
Last year’s #1-ranked recruit graduated early, leaving this class a little thinner than it was. But new #1 Kate Douglass is a tailor-made NCAA prospect with sprint speed across all four strokes – and she’s part of a monster recruiting class for one rising NCAA program.
Day 3 of the NCSA Junior National meet will have the finals of the 200 free, 50 breast, 400 IM, 50 fly, and the 400 free relay.
Day 2 of the NCSA Spring Junior Championships will feature finals in the 200 back, women’s 100 free, men’s 500 free, 100 breast, 200 fly, and top 2 seeded heats of the 200 medley relay.
16-year-old Phoebe Bacon moved up to #8 all-time in the U.S. 15-16 age group, putting up a 1:51.79 in the 200 back. She’s liable to move up a little more tonight, just .05 behind Meghan Small for 7th, though the NAG record is way down at 1:48.30 from Regan Smith.
USA Swimming National Teamers Isabelle Stadden (above) and Phoebe Bacon will renew their rivalry from last year’s NCSA Junior Nationals next week.
Carson Foster, pictured above, broke a national high school record in the 200 free at the OHSAA Division I State Championships.
Read all about our Weekly Wonders from the weekend of November 16-18, 2018.