On the women’s side, Ohio State All-Americans Lindsey Clary and Liz Li each picked up individual wins for the Buckeyes.
Winning 3 individual titles, Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey was one of the Wolverines’ big difference makers at this year’s Women’s Big Ten Championships.
Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey has already claimed two individual Big Ten titles so far and will go after the 100 freestyle during today’s prelims.
The Wolverine women got things done at their home pool this morning, returning an incredible 20 swimmers to tonight’s Big Ten Championships finals. Indiana is right behind with 19 swimmers, including on-fire breaststroker Lilly King and freestyler Haley Lips.
The Michigan Wolverines are on top of the Big Ten through day 2 of the Women’s Championships, but Indiana’s Lilly King and Ohio State’s Liz Li may have something to say about that during today’s events.
Liz Li absolutely owned the 50 freestyle this morning in Ann Arbor, clocking a 21.73 to hold the nation’s 2nd-fastest time behind newly-minted 2016 SEC Champion Olivia Smoliga (21.67). She got the job done tonight, becoming the 2016 Big Ten Champion with a winning time of 21.80.
Sophomore Clara Smiddy from Michigan looks to defend her 200 IM Big Ten title from last year, taking on the likes of IU freshman Lilly King and Wolverine teammate Siobhan Haughey in tonight’s finals. Smiddy snagged the #2 seed this morning.
The Ohio State Buckeyes held a tight grip in their face-off against Big Ten rival, Michigan State.
Ohio State’s Liz Li and Purdue’s Emily Fogle were named the Big Ten Co-Swimmers of the Week. Li picked up an NCAA automatic qualifying cut in the 50 free at the Ohio State Invite, posting a 21.83.
The Eastern Michigan Eagles hosted B1G powerhouse Ohio State today, taking a 203.5-96.5 loss for the men and a 175-113 loss for the women.
The Ohio State Buckeyes men and women both took victories over the Miami (OH) Redhawks, with the men winning 175-101 and the women winning 173-116.
Full meet results The Purdue women were on fire today, blasting a win in the 200 medley relay and then…