Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil, Minnesota’s Joy Zhu and Northwestern’s Hannah Brunzell were named Big Ten Women’s Swimmer, Diver and Freshman of the Week.
Federico Burdisso, the Italian record-holder in the 200 fly, continues to have an immediate and seismic impact on the Northwestern program.
Northwestern hosted the Senior Midwest Open this weekend, giving their team and club swimmers in Illinois the chance to swim an LCM meet in the Olympic year.
Sprinter Andrej Barna’s season debut helped the Louisville men top the Wildcats by nearly 60 points, but the women’s contest came down to the final relay.
Burdisso, the 200 fly Italian record-holder, split a 46.8 on NU’s winning 400 medley relay. Matt Grevers, meanwhile, surprised with a quick 100 breast.
Not only did Sheridan set an individual Northwestern record in a non-primary stroke, but she helped a relay set a decade-old mark.
Calypso Sheridan went on to win the women’s 100 fly in a personal best 52.69.
Northwestern won 3 of the 4 relays on day 1 of the TYR Invitational.
Brunzell went on to swim a 1:00.80 to win the 100 breast, posting great splits of 28.88 and 31.92.
A couple sprint-heavy teams are rising into the top 10 in our second round of power rankings for NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving.
Northwestern’s Hannah Brunzell was named the Big Ten’s Swimmer and Freshman of the Week, while Iowa’s Jayah Mathews was the top diver.
Calypso Sheridan won the 200 fly, 200 back, and then had the field’s best 200 free relay split as Northwestern defeated Michigan State.
Northwestern’s women broke a school record and rattled two school relay records in their very first meet of ’19-’20 and continued with two dominant home wins.
Northwestern’s Calypso Sheridan and Hannah Brunzell and Iowa’s Sam Tamborski garnered swimmer, freshman and diver of the week respectively from the Big Ten.
One of the most dominant wins of the day came from Louisville fly star Grace Oglesby, who swam a 1:55.09 to win the 200 fly.