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.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
Last year, Indiana drew first blood with a win in the 200 medley relay, where they swam a 1:34.71 to win the event for a second year in a row.
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
In the men’s meet, Iowa freshman Sergey Kuznetsov posted one of the fastest races of the day, clocking a 21.40 in the 50 fly.
Coleen Gillilan made it 3-for-3 for Notre Dame, winning the women’s 100 fly with a 52.13 for not only a pool record, but a ND school record as well.
Coleen Gillilan had a huge impact for ND again, winning 3 events, posting one personal best and one season best.
His time of 1:39.15 in the 200 back ranks second in the nation this year, behind only Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (1:38.21).
Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
Swimmers like Alvin Jiang and Max McHugh continue to impress with nation-leading times during day 3 prelims at the 2019 Minnesota Invite.
Michigan freshman Kaitlynn Sims (right) went the #2 time in the country this season in the 1000 free, winning at 9:44.11.
Iowa is set for Big Ten duals Friday and Saturday. The women are set to host Michigan, while the men face Indiana and Michigan in Bloomington, Indiana.
Maggie Wanezek first broke 1:03.0 in May, going 1:02.34 to qualify for Olympic Trials. This is now her third instance under 1:03 and her best time.
Fox Valley Park District Riptide’s Leah Hayes is continuing to dominate the age group ranks – at just 13 years old – earning her first Olympic Trials cut.