Michael Brinegar (IU) dominated here, posting a 14:40.38 to win by 20 seconds.
The field in this morning’s final event was pretty tight, with Andreas Vazaios (NC State) leading the way, and 8th place finisher Cory Gambardella (IU) coming in only 2.26 seconds behind Vazaios.
Indiana’s Lilly King will take on NC State’s Sophie Hansson in tonight’s women’s 100 breast final at the IU Invite.
he Swedish breaststroker posted a lifetime best as she’s making her way through her first yards season, going 58.60 this morning in the 100 breast.
NC State’s Ky-lee Perry swam the fastest women’s 50 free in the NCAA so far this season in the prelims at the IU Invite, clocking 21.80.
Mallory Comerford is notably swimming the 50 free instead of the 500 on Thursday.
The battle for #1 is heating up, with at least three teams in contention, and our staff is split across the top of the NCAA.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.
Mallory Comerford of the ACC will swim the women’s 100 freestyle on the opening day of the ACC/Big Ten College Challenge in West Lafayette.
Six-time individual NCAA champion Lilly King leads the Big Ten squad agains the ACC in their inaugural challenge.
Patrick Mulcare and Louise Hansson swept the men’s and women’s backstrokes, respectively, while Mulcare also took the 400 IM and Hansson the 100 fly.
After winning both 100 and 200 breaststroke at the 2018 NCAA Championships, Ian Finnerty came down with mono early in the summer season, which had it’s downsides, but also had some benefits for the breaststroke maestro
Vini Lanza swam lights out as the Indiana men cruised to comfortable victories over Texas and Florida.
Joanna Evans won a pair of events on the opening night of the Texas/Florida/Indiana meet.
Texas senior Townley Haas is our pick to win the 200 free for the fourth-straight time, and earn his third title in the 500 free, as well.