The Michigan women were in the water at 6:30am, and after a light warm up got right into a variety of high octane power stations
Columbus will see a bit of a skeleton crew for SwimSquads – every team should have an empty spot amongst its starters, making contributions from the top-tier swimmers even more vital.
Felix Auboeck won the men’s 400 free on day 2 of the 2018 Eric Namesnik Memorial Open.
Miranda Tucker had a pair of victories on day 1 of the Eric Namesnik Memorial Open.
2016 Austrian Olympian Felix Auboeck will be among the swimmers to attend the meet.
Wisconsin has brought on former team captain Kristy Brager as an assistant coach.
After becoming the 6th fastest performer ever with her time from prelims, Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson is the top seed for the 200 back, but she’ll be up against Cal’s defending NCAA champ Kathleen Baker.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
Expectations were high for the women’s 100y breaststroke on Day 3 of the NCAA D1 Finals, as Lily King, Indiana’s defending champion and record holder, swam the fastest breaststroke relay split ever in the 400-medley relay the night before, with a 56.02.
Louisville’s Mallory Comerford will go up against Stanford’s Simone Manuel and Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey in the 200 free.
Lilly King defended her 100 breast title, going 56.25 to take .05 off her previous record.
Day 2 of the 2018 NCAA D1 Women’s Championships will feature the 400 IM, 100 fly, 200 free, 100 breast, 100 back, and 200 medley relay.
Simone Manuel will be key for Stanford to defend their 400 medley relay title over Cal, who were DQed last year after out-touching the Cardinal.
Indiana’s Lilly King will look for her third consecutive 200 breast title at the NCAA Championships.
The 100 breaststroke belongs to the Big Ten this year, with the top three seeds belonging to schools from the power midwest conference.