Schobel was Penn State’s fastest backstroker by a wide margin this past season, taking 6th in the 100 back at the Big Ten Championships and 5th in the 200.
Burns will be a big addition to Penn State’s distance group, with the potential to be one of the team’s best during her freshman season.
The Ohio State Buckeyes got three more swimmers into NCAAs, including a swimmer who wasn’t on their scoring roster at Big Tens, on Saturday.
Phoebe Bacon of Wisconsin will look to defend her B1G title in the 200 backstroke today. She is the top seed in the event.
Led by senior Maggie MacNeil and a strong freshman contingent, the Wolverines look to reclaim the Big Ten title after three straight runner-up finishes.
The Nittany Lions combined to win all but one event in a sweep over Villanova on Friday, as the team celebrated its senior class.
NC State’s Hunter Tapp dropped 2.5 seconds to lead the morning prelims of the 200 back with 1:41.87.
In the men’s sixth meet and the women’s second home meet, Penn State defeated Bloomsburg on Saturday. The Huskies, however, posted 21 PSAC marks.
Penn State won nearly every event at a Liberty University meet that featured events such as the 25 free, 100 IM, and 50s of the strokes.
The Penn State Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving teams swept their meets against West Virginia, with both programs improving to 2-0.
Following 1 year as an assistant coach at Saginaw Valley State University, Austin Pillado has been hired as an assistant coach at Penn State University.
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?
Paul Delakis (pictured) won the 200 free by almost three seconds in OSU’s win. Meanwhile, PSU freshman Jake Houck (20.7 pre-college) had a monster split.
Torrie Huske and Kate Douglass both came close to clipping Regan Smith’s 100 Fly NAG as the two threw down pair of 57-mids.
Castano, who did not race for PSU in the fall semester, broke 20 seconds on two different occasions with flat starts in addition to his big relay split.