Moore, for example, hasn’t been at this meet at all this week. Ackerman, in contrast, simply chose other events for her three individual-event limit.
After winning the men’s 50 free and 100 back earlier in the meet, Cam Auchinachie will look to keep the momentum rolling today in the 100 free.
The Michigan men and women swept the team titles over Missouri and Purdue, with a few NCAA-leading times, including from Jack Dahlgren, going on the board.
Entering her senior season, Maggie MacNeil is the defending NCAA champion in both the women’s 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly.
South African Emma Chelius qualified into the 50 free semifinals in 24.65, a national record. 22 more national records from Africa fell in the 50 free.
South Africa had zero women in the pool at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. This time around there will be six women representing the country in Tokyo.
Follow along live as racing gets underway at the fourth and final prelims session of the 2021 Pro Swim Series – Indianapolis.
Hali Flickinger comes into Friday night as the big favorite in the women’s 400 IM after a strong 4:42.61 prelim swim.
Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil will swim the 100 free, along with on-fire Northwestern senior Maddie Smith. Phoebe Bacon will swim the 200 back as well.
Brendan Burns won both butterfly events as the IU men got the job done over Michigan and Northwestern, while Wolverine Maggie MacNeil went a 200 free PR.
Ackerman, a freshman, knocked two seconds off of her best to finish in 4:05.58, nearly two seconds ahead of the old Michigan record.
Carter spent her freshman season at Georgia (UGA), where she was named the 2019 SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Year, and earned All-American honors in the 200 fL
Michigan scored half its points (156/314) on relays last year, and they graduated half (10/20) their legs. They do, though, return star flyer Maggie MacNeil.
In her first sub-2:00 performance in the 200 meter freestyle, Regan Smith hit the wall first in 1:58.44, narrowly ahead of Gabby DeLoof.
Julia Menkhaus is a big reason why UVA slides in at #11 on the top incoming NCAA classes rankings.