Abbey Ketslakh has elected to remain local with a verbal commitment to the University of Michigan women’s swimming and diving team for 2021-22.
After breaking a 34-yr drought with their 2020 Big Ten title, the Ohio State Buckeyes have now added their 6th team title, tying for the 3rd-most in history.
The Ohio State women will aim to secure their first B1G team title since 1986 while Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson will contest for her final B1G title.
Ohio State heads into today with a commanding lead over Michigan.
After breaking Northwestern records in the 200 IM and 100 back yesterday, Calypso Sheridan is the heavy favorite to take the 400 IM title tonight.
Ohio State comes in as the early leader, yet Michigan’s MacNeil/Tucker could potentially snag 2 titles later in the evening for the 2nd-place Wolverines.
Beata Nelson is the overwhelming favorite in the 200 IM tonight. After a 1:52.60 this morning, she’ll go after her 1:50.79 B1G record in the final.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
Last year, Indiana drew first blood with a win in the 200 medley relay, where they swam a 1:34.71 to win the event for a second year in a row.
Michigan’s Miranda Tucker has chosen the 50 free over the 200 IM on Wednesday at the 2020 Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
71.9% of voters picked Michigan to win the women’s Big Ten swimming & diving title, a huge landslide of votes over defending champs Indiana.
The Wolverine women earned their 3rd-straight undefeated season, winning all but one event. The Michigan men swept all 16 events.
MacNeil put together a winning triple as she touched first in the 100 free, 100 fly, and 100 back as Michigan defeated rival Ohio State.
Both Michigan Wolverine teams toppled the Indiana Hoosiers in Ann Arbor with the help of sophomore transfer Olivia Carter, contributing 3 individual wins.