NCAA Record holder in the 100 butterfly, Maggie MacNeil will battle it out in the event tonight at the B1G Women’s Championships.
The hosting Golden Gophers got the ball rolling immediately, swimming a 1:28.43 to win the women’s 200 free relay.
Minnesota swept St. Thomas as the Tommies competed in their first meet against a Big Ten team since joining the Division I program.
Minnesota defeated Nebraska in its home opener. Sophomore Megan van Berkom swam a lifetime best in the 200 fly, and is now the top-ranked swimmer in the Big Ten this season.
Versatile IM’er Katie McCarthy has announced her commitment to the University of Minnesota for 2023, remaining in-state.
Max McHugh is back. Meanwhile, Beata Nelson hit a nation-leading 100 back time, and the Wisconsin women won the meet in the final relay.
Minnesota has extreme highs, including elite distance, breaststroke, & diving, but also some major holes. A young roster will look for a program-best finish.
The swim took roughly 4 seconds off her previous mark, and qualified her for the Olympic Trials next Summer.
The Westford Academy girls and the Saint Johns Prep boys teams were dominant at the MIAA Division I State Championships – both teams easily won their fourth consecutive state titles.
Rachel Butler from Utah’s Brighton High School and Cottonwood Heights Aquatics Team has verbally committed to the University of Minnesota’s class of 2023.
Maggie Erwin from Boise High School and Boise Y Swim Team will overlap for two years with her older sister Abbey Erwin at the University of Minnesota.
Lillianna Brooks (pictured) from Colorado and Hannah Craley from Connecticut have announced their intention to join the Minnesota women’s swimming and diving team in the fall of 2019.
Maggie Summit from YMCA of the North Shore and Triton Regional High School has verbally committed to swim at the University of Minnesota next fall.
Emily Rudiman popped a 23.90 on the 2nd leg to help the team set the record at 1:37.48.