16 year old Hannah Bellard from Club Wolverine swam to a best time in the 500 freestyle placing her 28th all time in USA Swimming 15-16 age group rankings.
LaMastra’s new time not only puts him far under the Wave II standard, it makes him the 4th-fastest American in the event this year.
Even with four key deferrals, the high school class of 2020 lived up to the hype with five massive NCAA scorers (30+ points) and 29 total freshmen scorers.
On the slate tonight will be the fastest-seeded 1650 free final, followed by the finals of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, 200 fly, and 400 free relay.
Aggie senior Camryn Toney dropped more than two seconds to establish the top time of the early 1650 heats in 16:04.02 at the 2021 Women’s NCAAs.
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.
His split today was over an entire second quicker than he was on NU’s 200 medley relay on the first night of the 2020 Big Ten Championships.
Robinson, now the second female coach of a men’s team in the Power 5, was the head women’s swimming and diving coach at Tulane University from 2012-17.
Ohio State won its first women’s Big Ten swimming & diving title in two decades last year, and a deep group of returners make them the favorites to repeat.
We go Big Ten heavy in our next set of NCAA swimming & diving recruiting class ranks, but we also run across #8 overall recruit Abby Arens.
MISCA has announced its state-wide girls’ “Dream Team” for 2019.
With only half a point separating the top 2 teams, it was Farmington Hills Mercy High School that was able to win their 3rd-straight team title.
On Northwestern’s all-time list, Strouse ranks #2 in the mile, 100 free, and 200 free, #3 in the 500 free, and #5 in the 100 free.
NCAA mile champion Felix Auboeck will race at the meet, though he’ll step a little outside of his comfort zone 2 weeks before the World Championships begin.
Northwestern has earned a verbal commitment from 2x IHSA state champion and 200 IM record-holder Annika Wagner.