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.
Hoosiers’ James Connor and Vini Lanza and Gophers’ Max McHugh earn Big Ten men’s weekly awards.
Vini Lanza swam lights out as the Indiana men cruised to comfortable victories over Texas and Florida.
England’s Jack Laugher won both men’s individual springboard events on the first two days of diving at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
For the second day in a row, Indiana and Texas will get big boosts from their divers. Indiana has two of the top four qualifiers and three in the top eight, while Texas has two in the championship final.
Ian Finnerty hitting his taper is the best news Indiana swimming & diving has gotten this week.
A pair of Florida Gators will look to defend their 2017 national titles. Caeleb Dressel is the headliner – the do-everything star will try to win his fourth-straight NCAA 50 free title and challenge his own American record of 18.20.
Indiana and Texas should roll in some big diving points tonight with 3 scorers each, and IU sits 1st and 2nd coming out of 1-meter diving prelims.
Indiana swept titles on the opening day of the Zone C Championships, with Michael Hixon winning the men’s 3-meter and Jessica Parratto the women’s 1-meter.
Indiana’s Ian Finnerty will aim to improve upon his 50.82 prelim swim in the 100 breast.
Michigan’s Felix Auboeck is favored to repeat as the B1G Ten champion in the 500 free.
Indiana University’s Michael Hixon and James Connor each won diving titles this past week, highlighting a busy slate for the Hoosier divers.
Indiana will once again have two divers in the A final tonight after James Connor and Michael Hixon took 2nd and 3rd in prelims, respectively, on 3-meter.
Indiana will get its expected big points boost from diving tonight, with James Connor and Michael Hixon both qualifying for the A final in 3rd and 5th, respectively.
Here’s our predictions for the top 25 teams at this week’s event.