There are many new faces on deck this season for the Northwestern Wildcats, including Cal transfer Ayla Spitz on the women’s side.
Purdue came away victorious against a pair of University of Indianapolis programs both ranked with the top three in Division II.
Illinois hosted Purdue for a Big Ten women’s dual meet on Saturday, falling to the Boilermakers in a 158.5-141.5 decision on their senior night.
Carl Bloebaum fired off the fastest 100-meter butterfly time by a U.S. teenager in the past three years last weekend at the Ohio Senior Championships.
Kehmeier will be a big addition to the Boilermakers in both the sprint freestyle and backstroke events when she joins the team in the fall of 2023.
The Boilermakers were led by Hannah Hill, Masy Folcik, and Lindsay Turner, each of whom won 2 events.
Rafael Miroslaw won three individual events for the Hoosiers, sweeping the sprint free events. IU won all but one swimming event at the meet.
Purdue’s Brady Samuels was named the Big Ten Men’s Swimmer of the Week, while Hannah Hill earned both the Women’s Swimmer and Freshman of the week honors.
Free/back specialist Michaela Herwig has announced she is transferring to Purdue this fall after having spent her freshman year at New Hampshire.
New Albany won the 200 medley relay and 400 free relay, while Peroni took down a 2013 Ohio high school state record in the 200 IM.
At the Mason Rays Intrasquad last Friday, 16-year-old Gibson Holmes’ 58.61 100 breast broke the formidable 1:00 barrier and qualified for Futures.
Hill would’ve out-split all four relay legs on Purdue’s 400 free relay at 2020 Big Tens; nobody was sub-49 for the Boilers last year at that meet.
Ellie Andrews, a Texas commit, repeated as champion in the 200 IM. She was also narrowly off her best as she won the 100 breast.
The Southwest Ohio Classic, which held its 35th edition in 2020, is one of the fastest pre-state level high school meets in the country.
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