After finishing 3rd last year, Ohio State outperformed defending champion Indiana, and 2016-2018 champion Michigan, winning by a margin of by 197 points.
Ohio State heads into today with a commanding lead over Michigan.
Ohio State comes in as the early leader, yet Michigan’s MacNeil/Tucker could potentially snag 2 titles later in the evening for the 2nd-place Wolverines.
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
The Ohio State swimming and diving program will compete in its first double dual of the season against Virginia Tech and Penn State on Nov. 1-2.
On the opening day of the Cleveland Sectionals, Michigan swimmer and national team member Charlie Swanson posted the 10th-fastest US time in the 200 breast.