The Longhorns’ key to success so far this meet has been getting all 16 swimmers to score, something they have not accomplished in recent years.
Shaine Casas won Texas A&M’s first NCAA title in program history yesterday in the 200 IM. Tonight, Casas will have a shot at the 100 back title.
The Wolverines put on a show in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Champs, breaking the meet record and swimming the fastest time in the NCAA this season.
The Louisville Cardinals have a strong quartet that should be in the mix with recent 400 medley champs Cal, Indiana, and Texas.
Indiana is now projected to jump Michigan by 8.5 pts with their 1-2 prelims seeds in the 100 BK and 1-2-3 seeds in the 200 FL, led by Brendan Burns (1:40.36).
By the 2021 NCAA Championships, the Big Ten will most likely have the lion’s share of 22-second breast splits as a conference.
Meanwhile, Michigan’s Will Chan (22.67), Purdue’s Trent Pellini (22.82) and Ohio State’s Hudson McDaniel (22.97) were all under the 23-second barrier.
Minnesota All-American Max McHugh, a sophomore, leads the way into the 100 breast final at the 2020 Men’s Big Ten Championships.
Day 3 consists of the 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 3 meter diving.
The Ohio State Buckeyes are swimming without Cameron Craig this week, but their young core stepped up on day 1 of the Big Ten Championships.
The men’s 2020 Big Ten Championships kick off tonight in Bloomington with timed finals of the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.
18-year-old Hannah Bach swam the 3rd-fastest 50 breast for all US swimmers 18&U to close out the Cleveland Sectionals meet.
A slew of meet records went down again on day 2, keeping with the pace of this now increasingly attended meet.
IU broke the meet and pool records in the men’s 400 medley relay with their winning time of 3:10.13.
Kyle Abeysinghe of Killer Whale Aquatics in Colombo, Sri Lanka will join his brother Matthew at The Ohio State University next fall.