Badger sophomore Phoebe Bacon won three events and raced on a pair of winning relays as the Wisconsin women easily downed Arizona and Hawaii.
Olympic silver medalist Erica Sullivan (pictured) headlines Texas’ class with the ability to come in and win NCAA titles right away.
Olivia Asay has announced her commitment to the University of Iowa becoming the first recruit to publicly commit to the program since it was re-instated.
Mallory Jump is transferring to Wisconsin after spending a year at Iowa, where she broke the program record in the 100 fly with 52.30.
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.
Ohio State’s depth took them to their first Big Ten title in years last season, but Michigan is deeper this time around. Also– what say Northwestern?
He also won the 200 breast today in 1:53.17, which moves him from #6 to #5 nationally, and split 22.73 BR on the medley as Minnesota beat Iowa by six points.
Aleksey Tarasenko, winner of the 100 free for the Black team, will be transferring to Tennessee following Iowa’s decision to cut swimming and diving.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
Purdue’s women went 1-2-3 in 6 events on the day
Illinois’ Abigail Cabush and Taylor Shegos were named Big Ten Swimmer and Diver of the Week, while Purdue’s Mallory Jump was tabbed as Freshman of the Week.
Nick McDowell won three events and freshman Kate Beavon swept the distance freestyle events, highlighting Purdue Black & Gold Intrasquad.
Fox Valley Park District Riptide’s Leah Hayes is continuing to dominate the age group ranks – at just 13 years old – earning her first Olympic Trials cut.