The Georgetown men will be in a fight with Seton Hall and Xavier as they vie to win back-to-back BIG EAST championship titles.
Maddy Gatrall and the Akron Zips continued to dominate the Magnus Cup on Friday, sweeping all of the day’s events on the women’s side.
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Defending champions Xavier hold a slight lead over Georgetown on the men’s side heading into the final day of the Big East Championships.
Cincinnati swept both the men’s and women’s meets against Xavier on Friday, during the team’s Senior Day. The divers competed against themselves.
The Villanova women have earned their 8th-consecutive Big East title while the Xavier men made it a three-peat in 2021, earning their sixth title in 8 years.
The UConn women highlighted Friday’s finals with 4 event wins, including two 1-2 finishes and the 400 medley relay win. They now trail Villanova by 41 points.
Andrew Martin (500 FR) and Christian Thomas (50 FR) picked up individual wins for Xavier before their 200 free relay, jumping Villanova for the lead.
The Seton Hall men’s 800 free relay was disqualified after starting the meet off by winning the 200 medley relay, going from 1st to 4th in the team standings.
At the second meet of Ball State’s weekend, Alex Bader hit a lifetime best in the 100 breast to become the second-fastest in the team’s history.
Hutchinson sophomore Grace Hanson won four events, but Visitation only needed one win to book a 7th-straight Minnesota state title in Class A.