Maddie Smith

Big Ten to Host 2022 Conference Meets at Purdue and Wisconsin

The Big Ten Conference Championships will take place on February 16-19 at Wisconsin for the women and on February 23-26 at Purdue for the men.

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NAG Record Holder Audrey Yu Commits to Northwestern

Sprint specialist Audrey Yu announced her commitment to Northwestern as part of their class of ’26 on Thursday. She holds 3 relay National Age Group Records.

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C-USA Champ and NCAA Qualifier Jasmine Nocentini Transferring to Northwestern

Nocentini swept the sprint free events at the 2020 Conference USA Championships, and she won the 100 and 200 free at the meet in 2021.

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NCAA Scorers Sophie Angus, Maddie Smith Using Extra Year at Northwestern

Smith and Angus each had banner 2020-21 seasons, not only for their own swimming careers but also for the NU program. 

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Women’s Recruiting Class Rankings Revisited: Top 12 Schools For 2017-2021

In 2017, Stanford hauled in five of our top 20 recruits. They backed that up over four years, leading the nation in scoring including the #1 overall scorer.

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NU’s Maddie Smith Hits 3rd 50 Free Lifetime Best in 2 Months with A-Final Swim

Northwestern senior Maddie Smith built on her strong performances over the two months with a lifetime best and 7th place finish in the 50 free tonight.

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2020-2021 NCAA Women’s Swimming & Diving Power Ranks: Final Edition

The Virginia Cavaliers continue to lead the way into NCAAs, led by five top-ranked relays and a dominant roster from top to bottom.

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2021 Big Ten Women’s Championships: Day 5 Finals Live Recap

After a three-decade-plus drought, Ohio State is going to make it two consecutive Big Ten titles tonight with a big finals session ahead.

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2021 Big Ten Women: Northwestern & Indiana Set To Duke It Out For 3rd Place

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.

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2021 Big Ten Women’s Championships: Day Five Prelims Live Recap

Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil will swim the 100 free, along with on-fire Northwestern senior Maddie Smith. Phoebe Bacon will swim the 200 back as well.

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2021 Big Ten Women’s Championships: Day 4 Finals Live Recap

Freshman Phoebe Bacon is looking to defend the Badger’s 100 back title (won last year by Beata Nelson.) OSU’s Emily Crane was within .5 of her in prelims.

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2021 Big Ten Women’s Championships: Day 3 Ups/Mids/Downs

Michigan had a big morning after picking up 248 points/13 morning swims, including a potential 100 fly 1-2 finish led by Maggie MacNeil and Olivia Carter.

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2021 Big Ten Women’s Championships: Day 3 Prelims Live Recap

Maggie MacNeil has looked strong so far, and her 100 fly should be a standout event to watch this morning. Meanwhile, OSU will look to build on their lead.

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Ultra Swim Swimmer of the Month: Maddie Smith, Northwestern

Northwestern senior Maddie Smith has had an incredible Big Ten Championships coming off of a disappointing junior campaign.

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Ohio State’s Momentum Palpable After Night Two of Big Ten Women’s Champs

The OSU women, who won the 2020 Big Ten title, the Buckeyes’ first in over three decades, were all over it on Wednesday night.

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