The meet has been limited to just 120 swimmers to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and some events have entry lists in the single digits as a result.
After breaking Northwestern records in the 200 IM and 100 back yesterday, Calypso Sheridan is the heavy favorite to take the 400 IM title tonight.
Ohio State comes in as the early leader, yet Michigan’s MacNeil/Tucker could potentially snag 2 titles later in the evening for the 2nd-place Wolverines.
Beata Nelson is the overwhelming favorite in the 200 IM tonight. After a 1:52.60 this morning, she’ll go after her 1:50.79 B1G record in the final.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
A slew of meet records went down again on day 2, keeping with the pace of this now increasingly attended meet.
That’s an increase from 40 teams that participated last season.
Indiana’s Lilly King will take on NC State’s Sophie Hansson in tonight’s women’s 100 breast final at the IU Invite.
NC State’s Ky-lee Perry swam the fastest women’s 50 free in the NCAA so far this season in the prelims at the IU Invite, clocking 21.80.
Vini Lanza swam lights out as the Indiana men cruised to comfortable victories over Texas and Florida.
The ND women had an impressive team showing, claiming victory over Kentucky and Mizzou, which are 2 top 20 teams from last season’s NCAAs, and ending in a tie with IU, the 8th place team performer at last year’s NCAAs.
2018 JOSE FINKEL TROPHY (BRAZIL’S SHORT COURSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET) August 24th-28th, 2018 Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil 25m…
2018 Jose Finkel Trophy (Brazil’s Short Course National Championship Meet) August 24th-28th, 2018 Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil 25m…
Though Indiana doesn’t have the relays or the incoming classes that other NCAA programs have, its brute individual-event strength will keep it relevant in 2018.
Nicholas Santos won the 50 fly in a time of 22.97 on night 4 of the Jose Finkel Trophy.