Northwestern hosted the Senior Midwest Open this weekend, giving their team and club swimmers in Illinois the chance to swim an LCM meet in the Olympic year.
Sprinter Andrej Barna’s season debut helped the Louisville men top the Wildcats by nearly 60 points, but the women’s contest came down to the final relay.
Burdisso, the 200 fly Italian record-holder, split a 46.8 on NU’s winning 400 medley relay. Matt Grevers, meanwhile, surprised with a quick 100 breast.
Liam Hutchinson (Wheaton Swim Club), who will be swimming for Notre Dame in the Fall, swam away with the men’s 800.
Bowe Becker swept the sprint freestyle races, including a 43.07 relay lead-off to close out the meet.
Chase Kalisz will go after his own Pro Swim Series Record in the 400 IM, while teammates Ryan Murphy and Jacob Pebley will battle it out in the 200 back.
One of the things to look out for this morning is Olympic champion Allison Schmitt’s return to competition. She’ll be swimming in heat 9 of the 200 free.
Through 2 days of competition, there have been 12 pool records broken at the Northwestern TYR Invitational.
Calypso Sheridan, of Brisbane, Australia has committed to swim for Northwestern University beginning in the fall of 2017.