More upheaval at the top! For the second straight men’s Power Rankings, we have a new #1 as the battle for the NCAA title continues to tighten.
Jacob Molacek swam it all this weekend, including the 100 free, 100 fly, 100 back, and 200 IM, an event that he said has been “a monkey on his back” for quite some time
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.
For the wolfpack’s part, they started the session by winning both the women’s and men’s 200 medley relays
Indiana’s Lilly King will take on NC State’s Sophie Hansson in tonight’s women’s 100 breast final at the IU Invite.
Mallory Comerford dropped a massive 46.61 split to bring Louisville the victory in 3:30.55 for the fastest time in the nation
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.
He leads the NCAA this year with that swim by nearly a full second.
Last year, competing for Hopewell High School, Wennborg was 3rd in the 100 breast and 8th in the 200 IM at the North Carolina 4A Championships.