Tonight, we have finals of the 200 breast, 50 free, and para 100 back. There will also be timed finals of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.
Phoebe Bacon of Wisconsin will look to defend her B1G title in the 200 backstroke today. She is the top seed in the event.
Ohio State fifth-year Kristen Romano aims to make it back-to-back titles in the 200 IM on the first full day of action at the Women’s Big Ten Championships.
Led by senior Maggie MacNeil and a strong freshman contingent, the Wolverines look to reclaim the Big Ten title after three straight runner-up finishes.
Ohio State junior Amy Fulmer won the 100 freestyle (48.46) and 200 freestyle (1:46.42) in a 152.5-147.5 victory over Michigan.
The hosting Golden Gophers got the ball rolling immediately, swimming a 1:28.43 to win the women’s 200 free relay.
The swim is only 0.40 seconds off his personal best of 50.18, which he swam to win the 100 breast at NCAAs last year.
Maggie MacNeil led the way for Michigan on the women’s side as they won 11 out of 16 events in the tri-meet with Minnesota and Wisconsin.
After winning the men’s 50 free and 100 back earlier in the meet, Cam Auchinachie will look to keep the momentum rolling today in the 100 free.
For the sixth consecutive time in the series, the Wisconsin men’s and women’s teams defeated Minnesota during Friday’s “Border Battle.”
Indiana junior Brendan Burns contributed four wins and compiled four NCAA B-cut times in Indiana’s victories over Ohio State, Penn State and Virginia Tech.
Minnesota swept St. Thomas as the Tommies competed in their first meet against a Big Ten team since joining the Division I program.
Minnesota defeated Nebraska in its home opener. Sophomore Megan van Berkom swam a lifetime best in the 200 fly, and is now the top-ranked swimmer in the Big Ten this season.
After qualifying for Tokyo in the 100 butterfly, Josh Liendo has now matched the 22.01 FINA A cut during the 50 freestyle prelims.
Kayla Sanchez, who has shifted focus to the 100 and 200 free, popped a lifetime best to close the Toronto Time Trial event on Friday.