Ohio State’s depth took them to their first Big Ten title in years last season, but Michigan is deeper this time around. Also– what say Northwestern?
Max McHugh of Minnesota stole the show with the nation’s #1 time in the 100 breast and the T-3rd-fastest 50 breast split in history on the 200 medley relay.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
After winning both the 100 free and 100 fly, the Italian freshman nearly pulled the NU men to a win in the 400 free relay with a 43.08 anchor leg.
Gopher Lindsey Kozelsky, was locked in a duel with Northwestern freshman Hannah Brunzell tonight in the 100 breast. Kozeslky won, 1:00.50 to 1:00.72.
Sidelined after being hit by a stray bullet this summer, Minnesota breaststroker Max McHugh is back. We’ll see him tonight on the 200 medley relay.
26.3/56.9 (LCM) sprinter Oksana Chaput has announced her verbal commitment to the University of Minnesota for 2021-22.
The Florida State women picked up their first win of the season, besting Minnesota 186.5-111.5, while the men topped the Gophers 197-103.
Sherridon Dressel dropped a 52.21 to win the 100 back, which is the fastest she’s ever been in-season. She also won the 200 back and 100 fly.
Minnesota has extreme highs, including elite distance, breaststroke, & diving, but also some major holes. A young roster will look for a program-best finish.
Isabelle Stadden will look to win her third backstroke race of the 2019 NCSA Junior National Championships, as she is the #2 seed heading into the finals of the 50 back.
Claudia Chang had two individual and two relay victories as Edina won their third straight Class AA Minnesota Girls HS title.
Rachel Butler from Utah’s Brighton High School and Cottonwood Heights Aquatics Team has verbally committed to the University of Minnesota’s class of 2023.
Maggie Erwin from Boise High School and Boise Y Swim Team will overlap for two years with her older sister Abbey Erwin at the University of Minnesota.