As in previous years, SwimSwam’s Power Rankings are somewhere between the CSCAA-style dual meet rankings and a pure prediction of NCAA finish order….
Simone Manuel was among the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District Honorees.
Here’s our predictions for the top 25 teams at this week’s event.
The Indiana Hoosiers look like locks to win their first B1G Championships since 2006 in tonight’s final session of the 2017 B1G Championships.
Wisconsin’s Cannon Clifton was the fastest in the heats with a 42.00, which is an NCAA Automatic Qualifying Time and breaks the Big Ten Championship Record.
Indiana’s Blake Pieroni put up a 54.66 to out-touch Purdue’s Marat Amaltdinov (54.87) in the 100 breast.
Kaersten Meitz led the way for the Purdue women, winning the 200 free in a speedy 1:47.91 and dominating the 500 free by 20 seconds in 4:45.91.
Jessica Hespeler was victorious in the women’s 1650 free as the Virginia Tech Hokies men and women came out on top at the Hokie Fall Invite.
Several swims that earned deep rankings within the NCAA for the 2016-17 season highlighted the tri-meet between Purdue, Missouri State and Iowa in Iowa City.
Ashley Twichell, the 2016 U.S. Open champion in the women’s 800 free, is shooting for her second title of the meet in the 400 free on Wednesday night.
Andrew Wilson is top seed in the 200 breast on Day 2 of 2016 U.S. Open; his seed time is under the current meet record.
Wyatt Davis of the Carmel Swim Club took down four Indiana 13-14 state records this weekend, and moved into the all-time…
Will Licon of Texas comes in as the favorite as he looks to repeat as NCAA champion in the 200 breaststroke.
Purdue University’s Marat Amaltdinov, the 3rd-fastest 200 breatstroker in the NCAA, is opting out of the Championships.
Michigan’s Dylan Bosch is the top seed in the 200 fly, chasing a four-peat of Big Ten titles in the event to close his stellar career at the conference level.