Ohio State heads into today with a commanding lead over Michigan.
Ohio State comes in as the early leader, yet Michigan’s MacNeil/Tucker could potentially snag 2 titles later in the evening for the 2nd-place Wolverines.
Last year, Indiana drew first blood with a win in the 200 medley relay, where they swam a 1:34.71 to win the event for a second year in a row.
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
The Northwestern women won against Wisconsin for the first time since 2009, breaking a seven-meet Badger win streak as Nelson made pool history.
Wisconsin’s women and Drury’s full team competed with Hawaii last night, with the Badgers winning against both teams and Hawaii prevailing over Drury.
Wisconsin has succeeded in keeping its state-champion sprinter Sophie Fiske. She has verbally committed to the Badgers’ class of 2025.
Max McHugh is back. Meanwhile, Beata Nelson hit a nation-leading 100 back time, and the Wisconsin women won the meet in the final relay.
With her winning time of 53.37 in the 100 fly, Beata Nelson secured an NCAA ‘B’ cut. She was also the class of the field in the 100 free with a 49.93.
Tonight’s session will be brief with only 5 races: the 400 IM (men’s and women’s), 100 fly (men’s and women’s), and the women’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.
The fastest risers on our final power rankings: the Auburn women, who are thriving under a new coaching staff and are seeded inside the top 10 at NCAAs.
Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson will be looking for her second consecutive B1G title in the women’s 200 back on the final day of competition in Bloomington.
The top two from last year have graduated from the 100 fly, but Michigan freshman Maggie MacNeil has been a sensation, putting up some of the fastest 100 fly times in history. She’ll lead the field into this morning after winning the 50 free last night.
The first night of the 2019 B1G Women’s Championships kicks off in Bloomington, Indiana, with the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.
Stanford still leads handily with unanimous #1 votes, but the trio behind them are as close as can be.