In the men’s 100 back, Davis dipped under 47 seconds for the first time this season, speeding to victory in 46.91.
Michigan hosted Eastern Michigan and Ohio University for a women’s double dual yesterday at Canham Natatorium.
Michigan, Hope and Davenport travelled to Calvin on Saturday for the Be Better; Invite, honoring late Wolverine swimmer Ian Miskelley.
While Michigan had athletes competing at the SMU Classic, the rest of the Wolverines traveled to face off against Horizon League powerhouse Oakland.
Michigan had another strong showing in 2021-2022, finishing second at the 2022 Big Ten Championships and seventh at NCAAs.
54/1:57 backstroker Taylor Morris from TAC Titans has verbally committed to the University of Michigan for 2023-24 and beyond.
Entering her senior season, Maggie MacNeil is the defending NCAA champion in both the women’s 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly.
Farris has opted to race the 100 fly, where he’s ranked 17th, over the 200 free where he was coming in as the #1 seed.
En route to a successful night at the Big Ten Swimming Championships, the Michigan women’s team got a virtual pep talk from TV personality Martha Stewart.
Ackerman, a freshman, knocked two seconds off of her best to finish in 4:05.58, nearly two seconds ahead of the old Michigan record.
We go Big Ten heavy in our next set of NCAA swimming & diving recruiting class ranks, but we also run across #8 overall recruit Abby Arens.
Texas A&M’s Shaine Casas put up another best time tonight, winning the 200 fly in 1:40.33. That’s a second faster than his lifetime best from 2019 NCAAs.
Casas’ swim on Friday makes him the 14th-fastest performer of all-time in an event that he’s only raced a handful of times in his career.
Texas’ JohnThomas Larson had a breakthrough swim, lowering his best in the 500 free for the first time since 2018 with a 4:14.96.
Adam Chaney won’t race until Friday, while Claire Curzan (above) is expected to make her debut on Thursday morning in the women’s 50 free.