Day 2 of the West Virginia Invite featured the 200 medley relay, 100 fly, 400 IM, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 800 freestyle relay.
The 2023 West Virginia Invitational kicked off today with the 200 freestyle relay, 500 free, 200 IM, 50 freestyle, and 400 medley relay.
Breaststroke and IM specialist Jack Ussery has announced his commitment to the U.S. Naval Academy, beginning with the 2024-2024 season.
Navy won both men and women’s Patriot league titles over the weekend, with the men fending off Army in dramatic fashion. Here are the numbers
It came down to the final relay and the Navy men extended their conference title streak. They beat Army by just 10 points, their narrowest margin of victory.
American’s Mimi Watts (pictured) and Loyola’s Lily Mead both won their second gold medals of the week, winning the 100 fly and 100 back, respectively.
Army men had 16 finals swims to pass Navy, while American’s Mimi Watts (pictured) won the 50 free, giving the Eagles their 1st conference title in 12 years.
The Navy Midshipmen swept the first day of Patriot League Champs, winning the men’s and women’s 200 medley relay, 800 free relay and men’s 3-meter diving.
Navy has controlled the Patriot League for over a decade, but there might be a changing of the guard this year on the men’s side.
Ben Irwin, the #17 recruit in the high school class of 2023, has changed his commitment from Georgia Tech to the US Naval Academy for the fall of 2023.
Louisville had probably their strongest showing of the night in the women’s 100 fly final, where the Cardinals had the top four finishers.
The Navy men and women also won back in 2020, but were unable to compete in 2021 since the meet was canceled due to COVID-19.
The highlight of Friday night came in the first men’s event: the 100 fly. Navy sophomore Jonah Harm swam a 46.27 to get his hands on the wall first.
Day 2 of the Patriot League Championships saw more records fall.
Navy swept the relays on opening night of the 2022 Patriot League Championships, breaking meet records in 2 of 4 races on the night.