It’s the calm before the conference storm in our Power Rankings, with the uneasy split of #1 votes remaining identical to our last ranks.
Hoosiers’ Zach Apple, Andrew Capobianco and Michael Brinegar were named Big Ten swimmer, diver and freshman of the week respectively.
Zach Apple won all three of his individual events yesterday.
More upheaval at the top! For the second straight men’s Power Rankings, we have a new #1 as the battle for the NCAA title continues to tighten.
Great Britain native Anna Hopkin of Arkansas swam the 2nd-fastest 100 freestyle so far in the NCAA season tonight at the Mizzou Invite in 47.05.
Zach Yeadon of Notre Dame will swim the men’s 1650 on the final night in Columbus.
Michael Brinegar (IU) dominated here, posting a 14:40.38 to win by 20 seconds.
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.
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.
Vini Lanza swam lights out as the Indiana men cruised to comfortable victories over Texas and Florida.
Joanna Evans won a pair of events on the opening night of the Texas/Florida/Indiana meet.
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.
The Indiana University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will open the 2018-19 season on Wednesday, Oct. 10 when the teams host a quad meet at the Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington.
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.
All things considered, this IU team is stacked, and is a top 3 favorite with the potential to really explode and possibly rank even higher.