Things got off to a bit of an odd start, as Illinois powered to a win in the 200 medley relay, with Notre Dame’s A and B relays taking 2nd and 3rd and Iowa’s A relay placing 4th.
Zach Yeadon of Notre Dame will swim the men’s 1650 on the final night in Columbus.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.
The Notre Dame women and Virginia Tech men each earned two wins as Notre Dame hosted VT and Pitt this weekend.
In three October competitions, Mike Litzinger’s Fighting Irish women are 5-0-1 with three legitimate blowouts.
Notre Dame went 1-2-3-4-5-6 in the women’s 50 free.
The ND women had an impressive team showing, claiming victory over Kentucky and Mizzou, which are 2 top 20 teams from last season’s NCAAs, and ending in a tie with IU, the 8th place team performer at last year’s NCAAs.
Day 2 prelims featured the 500 free, 200 IM, and 50 free.
Notre Dame was responsible for breaking 7 of their own pool records en route to topping the field in the men’s and women’s scoring.
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish completed their two day dual against FSU, winning against their men and women today.
The Notre Dame men’s team won convincingly in a 2 day meet against Iowa, while the women’s team took on both Iowa and Illinois and only dropped the 200 breast and 200 IM.
The No. 1-ranked Hoosier men topped both Notre Dame and Cincinatti at home, while the No. 9-ranked Hoosier women lost a heartbreaker to Notre Dame in the final 200 free relay.
Beryl Gastaldello picked up two individual wins as Texas A&M completed their sweep of Notre Dame on Saturday.
Abbie Dolan was a key player in the win, bringing home 3 individual victories. In the 200 free, Dolan and Louisville’s NCAA champ Mallory Comerford were separated by just a hundredth.