Paul DeLakis and Ohio State moved into the top 10, but could be a legit top 5 program – if they can figure out a way to repeat their Big Ten times at NCAAs.
Cincinnati, Ohio’s Jean-Pierre Khouzam has announced his verbal commitment to the in-state Ohio State Buckeyes for 2020-21.
Three of the top-5 performers all-time in the men’s 200 yard butterfly are returning to the NCAA Championship this year, not one of them American.
On the final day of the men’s B1G championships, the IU Hoosiers are looking to seal their 3rd-consecutive B1G title, with the Michigan Wolverines closely behind.
IU continues to look strong as they head into the final day of competition. Along with them, Minnesota’s Bowen Becker and Michigan’s Charlie Swanson look to contend for double wins against the Hoosiers.
The IU Hoosiers still maintain their big lead heading into day 3 finals. Heading the Hoosiers is Ian Finnerty, who already broke his own B1G record in the 100 breast. Charlie Swanson also reps Michigan in the 400 IM.
Today we’ll get to see NCAA record holder Ian Finnerty swim his best event, the 100 breast, where he holds the meet record in 50.72.
Zach Apple is a huge presence for the Hoosiers, who have a slight edge in what will be a great battle with Michigan for the 2019 B1G crown.
Penn State’s Ally McHugh and Virginia Tech’s Lane Stone took three events each as the Hokies hosted the Buckeyes and the Nittany Lions over the weekend.
The Ohio State men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams will compete in their first road test of the season with a double dual against Virginia Tech and Penn State Oct. 26-27 in Christiansburg, Va.
OSU’s Ruslan Gaziev took two individual wins, was clutch on relays, and secured an NCAA ‘B’ cut in an impressive SCY and NCAA debut for the Canadian freshman.
Joseph Schooling will be looking to recapture the 200 fly NCAA title crown in his senior year.
Conner McHugh took over the #1 spot in the nation with his preliminary 1:51.66 200 breast, and will look to knock it down even further tonight.
Vini Lanza will look for his third individual title at Big Ten’s in the 200 fly on day 4.
Indiana’s Ian Finnerty will aim to improve upon his 50.82 prelim swim in the 100 breast.