The battle for #1 is heating up, with at least three teams in contention, and our staff is split across the top of the NCAA.
Ian Finnerty and Max McHugh went 1-2 for the Big Ten men in the 100 breast, with Finnerty putting up a 51.54 for the top time in the country. McHugh’s 52.19 is good for 3rd.
Louise Hansson of USC has already swam a time that would’ve qualified for the 2018 NCAA Championships in six different events so far this season.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.
Mallory Comerford of the ACC will swim the women’s 100 freestyle on the opening day of the ACC/Big Ten College Challenge in West Lafayette.
Hoosiers’ James Connor and Vini Lanza and Gophers’ Max McHugh earn Big Ten men’s weekly awards.
Austin Katz and the Texas Longhorns will host Indiana and Florida for a two-day brawl this weekend.
Wisconsin’s Cameron Tysoe along with Minnesota’s Nick Yang and Max McHugh were tabbed as the Big Ten weekly award winners.
Both of Nelson’s backstroke times are currently ranked 3rd in the nation this season.
Townley Haas and the Texas Longhorns are the returning #1s… right? Our first-place votes are surprisingly split in our preseason NCAA men’s Power Rankings.
It’s time to look back at our top boys recruits heading into the NCAA next fall, revisiting a tough call at #1 between last year’s top prospect Reece Whitley (pictured) and Drew Kibler.
Aidan Dulaney of Longhorn Aquatics and Lyndon B. Johnson High School in Austin, Texas has verbally committed to the University of Minnesota.
Max McHugh breaks the 200 breaststroke record twice in a single day, while Annika McEnroe continues to drive down her 100 butterfly time.
McHugh was fast, and 15-year old Annika McEnroe turned heads in prelims at the GAC with huge drops.
Brendan Burns, above, already ranks 4th in the all-time 15-16 rankings in the 100 yard fly, and won Pennsylvania state titles in both the 100 fly and 100 back earlier this year.