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.
Both the Notre Dame men and women lead Pittsburgh and Virginia Tech halfway through their two day triple dual meet.
Dolan also split 22.64 to anchor the winning women’s 200 medley.
Julia Menkhaus is a big reason why UVA slides in at #11 on the top incoming NCAA classes rankings.
Thomas dropped 39 seconds from her previous-best time to top a 1-2 finish for the AquaHawgs.
The 3rd finals session will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 free relay.
Zoe Bartel will look to defend her 100 breast title and lower her West meet record from last year.
Martina Thomas of Haas Hall Academy and Razorback Aquatic Club Aquahawgs has verbally committed to swim for the Navy Midshipmen beginning in the fall of 2018.
Two-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American Sarah Nicholls of Central Valley High School and Coeur D’Alene Area Swim Team has made a verbal commitment to Notre Dame for 2018-19.
Sammie Eyolfson of Boise High School and Boise YMCA Swim Team has verbally committed to swim for Notre Dame in the fall.
Luciana Thomas of Haas Hall Academy and Razorback Aquatic Club Aquahawgs has made a verbal commitment to swim for University of Notre Dame in 2018-19.
Michael Andrew lowered two Sectional Records in the Friday finals session of the 2016 Central Section Region VIII Championship at Mizzou.
Lauren Votava and Jordan Stout took their second 1-2 finish and helped Rockwood Swim Club break a Sectional Relay Record on day two at the 2016 Region VIII Championships at Mizzou.