Gretchen Walsh of Virginia was second in the women’s 100 free on night 1, swimming her fastest time in about three years.
Clark was fourth with a 3:49 at the 2022 US International Team trials in April. Clark went on to compete for the US in the 800 and 1500 frees at Worlds.
Brown swam a best time by over five seconds to win the 400 IM. Her time also puts her into the top 100 in the 15-16 age group of all time.
Fulmer won the women’s 50 freestyle in a best time of 25.40. She also anchored Ohio State’s winning women’s 800 freestyle relay.
Condorelli is entered in the 50 freestyle at Mt Hood Sectionals. Also set to compete this weekend are Katharine Berkoff, Coleman Stewart, and Max McHugh.
Louisville grad Andrej Barna swam the 100 freestyle going a 49.21. Barna finished ninth in the event at the Tokyo Olympics representing Serbia.
Exactly one month out from the heats of the World Championship 100 breaststroke, Annie Lazor threw down her third-fastest time ever in the event.
Maggie MacNeil has looked strong so far, and her 100 fly should be a standout event to watch this morning. Meanwhile, OSU will look to build on their lead.
The Buckeyes dominated this morning’s session, and project to score roughly 150 more points than the next-best team, Indiana.
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?
Fulmer nabbed two wins for Ohio State, leading 1-2s in the 200 free (1:49.15) and 100 free (50.08). She also had a big 48.75 split on the 400 free relay.
The Hoosier men were hard to stop, powered by a triple from sophomore Brendan Burns. The IU women’s breaststrokers were a strong point as they also won.
The Virginia Cavaliers have assembled a loaded roster that leads the NCAA ranks. The top threats to their title run, though, remain hard to predict.
Ohio State won its first women’s Big Ten swimming & diving title in two decades last year, and a deep group of returners make them the favorites to repeat.
We go Big Ten heavy in our next set of NCAA swimming & diving recruiting class ranks, but we also run across #8 overall recruit Abby Arens.