Indiana’s Gabriel Fantoni is a clear favorite for his third-straight 100 back title after splitting a 44.98 on the Indiana medley relay on Thursday.
Indiana freshman Brendan Burns will swim his first individual events of the 2020 Big Ten Men’s Swimming & Diving Championships on Friday.
The Michigan men have a seasoned upperclassman roster with key freshman sprint additions. Right now, they look good to snap the Indiana three-year streak.
The Northwestern women won against Wisconsin for the first time since 2009, breaking a seven-meet Badger win streak as Nelson made pool history.
Breaststroker Matthew Segal of Club Wolverine will stay in the midwest for college and join the Wisconsin Badgers in 2021.
MJ Mao will be going for the breastroke sweep tonight after winning the 100 breast yesterday and putting up the fastest 200 time in this morning’s prelims.
Julie Meynen, an Auburn senior, tore to a 47.89 in the 100 free this morning, marking her 3rd fastest flat-start performance of her career.
Fans in Greensboro might be watching some nation-leading swims tonight from the likes of Beata Nelson and Coleman Stewart.
Beata Nelson was 50-point in the 100 fly and 100 back. Arizona State sophomore Cody Bybee hit lifetime-bests in a tough 100 fly/200 free double in prelims.
After skipping the 50 free (and not swimming the 400 medley relay either) on Thursday, Indiana’s Mohamed Samy will swim 2 individual events on Friday.
Jian “MJ” Mao has now dropped more than 5 seconds over the course of 2018 in the event.
Wolverines’ Will Chan, Buckeyes’ Jacob Fielding and Badgers’ MJ Mao earn Big Ten weekly awards.
Nelson is one of just six women to have gone under 51 seconds in this event this season, with her 50.90 from the Texas Invite ranking her 5th in the country.
The USC Trojans will be trying to build momentum on their strong morning on the final night of the 2018 Texas Hall of Fame Invite.
We got to see more scorching times on the final morning of the 2018 Texas Invite, including Tate Jackson dropping the fastest 100 free of the season.