The Buckeyes take a hit with some key losses, but they’ve got plenty of talent remaining as they aim for a 4th-straight top 10 finish.
Kieran Smith was the 11th-ranked recruit back in 2018 but emerges as the top scorer in his high school class after four seasons in the NCAA.
Michigan’s Jake Mitchell will have his work cut out for him if he hopes to defend his B1G title in the 500 free, having qualified seventh in the prelims.
Hunter Armstrong won the 100 backstroke (47.05) and 100 freestyle (43.12) to help Ohio State to a first-place finish at the Tim Welsh Classic.
Ohio State and Purdue accounted for 5 of the top-8 qualifiers in platform diving in Saturday’s prelims.
Indiana University freshman Anne Fowler won the 3-meter diving title today, her second win of the Zone C meet. IU added two women’s divers to NCAAs.
Indiana’s Andrew Capobianco blew out the field, but Ohio State managed to qualify three divers for NCAAs on day 1 of the Zone C Diving Championships.
Northwestern’s Burdisso repeats his accolades from last week, while OSU’s Jacob Fielding is named Big Ten Men’s Diver of the Week.
Coleen Gillilan made it 3-for-3 for Notre Dame, winning the women’s 100 fly with a 52.13 for not only a pool record, but a ND school record as well.
Paul DeLakis and Ohio State moved into the top 10, but could be a legit top 5 program – if they can figure out a way to repeat their Big Ten times at NCAAs.
Olympian Katrina Young paired with Samantha Bromberg for the win in women’s synchronized 10-meter, and Olympic silver medalist Michael Hixon dove with Andrew Capobianco for a victory in men’s synchronized 3-meter.
Emma Ivory-Ganja clinched a spot in the women’s 3-meter finals after finishing third in her semifinal group at the FINA Calgary Grand Prix.
The Ohio State swimming & diving team begins the long-awaited postseason this weekend, hosting the Winter Invitational on Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 16-17 at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
The Ohio State swimming & diving team hosts the first home meet of 2019 against Pitt on Friday, Feb. 1 at 4 p.m. at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
The Ohio State swimming & diving team meets conference opponent Michigan for a dual on Saturday, Jan. 19 in Ann Arbor, Mich., at the Canham Natatorium.