In 2017, Stanford hauled in five of our top 20 recruits. They backed that up over four years, leading the nation in scoring including the #1 overall scorer.
BAMA’s White and NC State’s Berkoff tied for the top 100 back prelims spot. UVA also holds top seeds in the 4IM (Nelson), 1FL (Douglass), and 2FR (Madden).
Virginia will have at least one A-finalist in each of the five individual events while Texas, NC State, and Cal will see 4 swimmers in the A-final.
After emphatic conference titles, Kentucky and Ohio State looked great, in particular. The Wildcats surged to second overall and OSU seventh.
Conference champions, including Ohio State (above), Kentucky, Virginia, and Texas, performed well on day 1 of the NCAA Championship meet on Wednesday.
At ACCs, UVA’s Alex Walsh won the 200 IM title with a monster 1:51.53. Could Walsh win the NCAA title and threaten the American record as a freshman?
Michigan junior Maggie MacNeil was the only swimmer to sweep her individual events at this week’s Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
The Ohio State Buckeyes defended their Big Ten team title in 2021 with the highest team score in history with 1,584 points.
After a three-decade-plus drought, Ohio State is going to make it two consecutive Big Ten titles tonight with a big finals session ahead.
On paper with scored prelims and 1650 FR seeds, Northwestern could jump Indiana for 3rd by 15 points. However, the Hoosiers have the top 3 seeds in the 2BR.
Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil will swim the 100 free, along with on-fire Northwestern senior Maddie Smith. Phoebe Bacon will swim the 200 back as well.
At 1:45.03, Lillie Hosack was the field’s best lead-off leg in the 800 free relay. She’ll take on a tightly bunched field in the 200 free tonight.
Michigan had a big morning after picking up 248 points/13 morning swims, including a potential 100 fly 1-2 finish led by Maggie MacNeil and Olivia Carter.
The OSU women, who won the 2020 Big Ten title, the Buckeyes’ first in over three decades, were all over it on Wednesday night.
The Buckeyes dominated this morning’s session, and project to score roughly 150 more points than the next-best team, Indiana.