Rising Ohio State senior Hudson McDaniel swam a time trial of the 50 breast on Tuesday at the Greensboro site of the Speedo Summer Championships.
Tonight will be the D, C, B, A finals of the women’s and men’s 400 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and the timed finals of the men’s 800 free relay.
16-year-old Jo Jo Ramey (pictured) enters the women’s 100 back on Day 4 in Greensboro riding the hot hand after winning the 200 on Wednesday.
Akron and Canadian native Sarah Watson smashed her 50 fly personal best to swim 26.98 while 16-year-old Jonathan Marshall of FAST hit 55.58 in the 100 back.
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.