The IU Hoosiers have extended their undefeated season dual meet record to 6-0 with their double wins against Big Ten foes Michigan and Iowa.
Ricardo Vargas swam 2 nation-leading times and Maggie MacNeil swam one of the fastest 100 yard butterflies in history in Michigan’s last-minute intrasquad.
Maggie MacNeil swam a 49.54 in the 100 free, touching the wall as the only swimmer under 50 seconds.
Senior leader Felix Auboeck is back after a heroic win in the mile at the 2019 NCAA Championships. He needs to be as lethal in the 200/500 free this year.
After a surprise World Championships gold in July, Mike Bottom’s crew kept moving with a Pan Ams gold and a slew of big U.S. Nationals swims in August.
The Michigan Wolverines are scheduled with 4 home dual meets, yet have decided to opt out of US Open for mid-season tune-ups.
Tonight’s session will be brief with only 5 races: the 400 IM (men’s and women’s), 100 fly (men’s and women’s), and the women’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.
Prelims of the men’s and women’s 400 IM, men’s and women’s 100 fly. Only 44 heats total this morning for what will likely be the shortest session of the meet
We’ll see a Worlds team member in the men’s 200 fly as Justin Wright will be in the mix, but teenage star Luca Urlando looks like the man to beat in this one.
Ryan Held has suddenly become an early favorite for the second spot behind American record-holder Caeleb Dressel in the 100 free for Tokyo 2020.
The men’s 100 free will be a dogfight among many athletes to secure their top 6 spot for the national team roster.
Today’s morning session begins with heats of the 200 fly and 100 free, and timed finals of the women’s 800 free and men’s 1500 free.
The meet concluded with the 1500 free, 200 IM, 200 back, and 100 free, bringing many lifetime bests and even a first time Olympic Trials cut.
Miles Smachlo wins his second butterfly event in as many days, this time just missing his career-best time by a tenth of a second.
Miles Smachlo, the defending Big Ten Champion in the 100 fly in yards, now ranks 8th this season in long course among Americans in the same event.