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.
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.
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.
Smith and Angus each had banner 2020-21 seasons, not only for their own swimming careers but also for the NU program.
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.
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.
The Virginia Cavaliers continue to lead the way into NCAAs, led by five top-ranked relays and a dominant roster from top to bottom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Northwestern senior Maddie Smith has had an incredible Big Ten Championships coming off of a disappointing junior campaign.
The OSU women, who won the 2020 Big Ten title, the Buckeyes’ first in over three decades, were all over it on Wednesday night.