Bach, who finished fifth in the 100 breast at the 2021 Women’s NCAAs, went from not having the Wave I cut to achieving the Wave II mark with her 1:09.46.
Ryan Murphy is the defending Olympic champion in the 100 backstroke, though he missed the podium in that event at the 2019 World Championships.
Kate Douglass enters Friday night scheduled to do a quick double, entering the 200 IM and 50 free as the number one seed.
Mack would have gone into the 100 back and 50 free and 5th and 3rd seeds, respectively but has opted out of both events.
On the slate tonight will be the finals of the 200 free relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, and 400 medley relay. Cal holds the top seeds in two events.
Louisville outperformed their projected finish by 14 points in the men’s 800 free relay on Day 1 at 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Championships.
The Louisville Cardinals have a strong quartet that should be in the mix with recent 400 medley champs Cal, Indiana, and Texas.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas is almost a full second faster than anyone else this season in the 100 back after becoming just the fourth man sub-44 in November.
The Michigan men successfully defended their Big Ten team title, earning their 42nd title in program history, the most in Big Ten history.
After scoring prelims and 1650 FR seeds, Michigan will have just ONE point over Indiana on paper, leaving it to the 400 FR relay to decide the 2021 champion.
Tonight, Max McHugh could become the second man under 50 seconds in the 100 breast, while Michigan and Indiana are locked in a cutthroat team race.
This morning will run prelims of the 100 back, 100 breast and 200 fly, with a deep breaststroke field is finally able to get some individual swimming in.
West Virginia University transfer Hunter Armstrong led off OSU’s medley in 44.92, which was an enormous best for the sophomore.
We’re kicking off the NCAA conference swimming season with our updated Power Ranks – including one big question we’d like to see answered for each team.
The Hoosier men were hard to stop, powered by a triple from sophomore Brendan Burns. The IU women’s breaststrokers were a strong point as they also won.