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.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
Last year, Indiana drew first blood with a win in the 200 medley relay, where they swam a 1:34.71 to win the event for a second year in a row.
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
Gopher Lindsey Kozelsky, was locked in a duel with Northwestern freshman Hannah Brunzell tonight in the 100 breast. Kozeslky won, 1:00.50 to 1:00.72.
Federico Burdisso, the Italian record-holder in the 200 fly, continues to have an immediate and seismic impact on the Northwestern program.
Not only did Sheridan set an individual Northwestern record in a non-primary stroke, but she helped a relay set a decade-old mark.
Northwestern won 3 of the 4 relays on day 1 of the TYR Invitational.
Brunzell went on to swim a 1:00.80 to win the 100 breast, posting great splits of 28.88 and 31.92.
Northwestern’s women broke a school record and rattled two school relay records in their very first meet of ’19-’20 and continued with two dominant home wins.
One of the most dominant wins of the day came from Louisville fly star Grace Oglesby, who swam a 1:55.09 to win the 200 fly.
Smith is a 22.4/49.1 sprinter who was part of UNC’s 200 free relay at the last two ACC Championships.
The University of North Carolina swimming and diving teams head east to East Carolina University on Friday for their first dual meet of the 2018-19 season.
Makayla Sargent, a 2016 Olympic Trials qualifier and 2017 NCAA qualifier who spent the first two years of her collegiate career at the University of Florida, has committed to NC State for 2018-19.
Caroline Baldwin went 47.14 yesterday in the 100 free at the Tennessee Invite, ranking her second in the NCAA behind only Mallory Comerford.