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.
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.
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 looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
Mikey Calvillo swept the distance freestyles for the Hoosiers, winning both by body lengths. His 9:03.65 in the 1000 free was a season best by over a second.
The Indiana University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will travel south to take on the Louisville Cardinals on Jan. 31.
The Indiana men and women beat Purdue on Saturday, with Mohamed Samy (50 free, 200 breast) and Cassy Jernberg (500 free, 1000 free) among the top performers.
Both Michigan Wolverine teams toppled the Indiana Hoosiers in Ann Arbor with the help of sophomore transfer Olivia Carter, contributing 3 individual wins.
Longhorn Daniel Krueger has been swimming fast all season, and he became the first man to hit 43.0 this season today at the IU-Louisville-Texas tri meet.
Kelly Pash and Maxime Rooney each doubled for Texas, as both the Longhorn men and women defeated Indiana and Louisville in LCM action in Bloomington.
High school junior Anna Peplowski has announced her verbal commitment to Indiana where she will overlap with her sister Noelle Peplowski for a year.
Indiana picked up a verbal commitment from Mariah Denigan, the #20 recruit on SwimSwam’s “Way Too Early” list for the high school class of 2021.