After punching a nation #1 time of 41.82 this morning in the 100 free, Texas’s Daniel Krueger is the favorite for the win tonight.
His time of 1:39.15 in the 200 back ranks second in the nation this year, behind only Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas (1:38.21).
Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
Swimmers like Alvin Jiang and Max McHugh continue to impress with nation-leading times during day 3 prelims at the 2019 Minnesota Invite.
Sidelined after being hit by a stray bullet this summer, Minnesota breaststroker Max McHugh is back. We’ll see him tonight on the 200 medley relay.
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.
The rookie Peter Varjasi went 44.5, while on the women’s side, Nina Kucheran (pictured) split the breaststrokes with Minnesota’s Lindsey Kozelsky.
Sherridon Dressel dropped a 52.21 to win the 100 back, which is the fastest she’s ever been in-season. She also won the 200 back and 100 fly.
The NCAA swim season is upon us, and it’s time for a time-honored tradition: SwimSwam’s staff predicting NCAA event champions half a year out.
Minnesota has extreme highs, including elite distance, breaststroke, & diving, but also some major holes. A young roster will look for a program-best finish.
Minnesota’s winter invite will feature last year’s top 2 men’s NCAA teams (Cal and Texas) along with 3 of the top 5 women’s programs (Cal, Michigan, Texas).
Day 2 of the 2019 U.S. National Championships includes prelims of three events: the 200 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, and 200 backstroke.
During the third day of the Minneapolis Sectionals, 13-year-old Lucy Thomas earned her first Trials cut in the 100 breast and climbs up the rankings.
The women’s 100y breaststroke at the 2019 NCAA DI finals delivered an exciting race, as defending champion Lilly King broke her own NCAA and American record.
Stanford’s Taylor Ruck will race Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson for the 200 back title.