Virginia is going into night 3 with 7 ‘A’ finalists while 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place teams NC State, Texas, and Cal each have 4 swimmers in the ‘A’ finals.
Michigan junior Olivia Carter dropped the 200 IM on Day 2 of NCAAs as the 20th seed.
Over 97% of readers think Alex Walsh will win the 200 IM as a freshman at the 2021 Women’s NCAA Championships.
NC State’s MacCausland, USC’s Delgado, and MIchigan’s Pyshnenko were all crucial 21.8-legs in their respective relays before their scratches.
After the pandemic cancelled the 2020 NCAAs, Michigan JR Maggie MacNeil and Virginia SO Kate Douglass will finally take their aims at the 100 fly NCAA title.
Virginia enters the meet as the top seed in all 5 relays, although it’s tight in the 400 free relay.
17-year-old Charlotte Hook of TAC Titans swam a 1:52.72 in the 200-yard fly, becoming the fastest 17-year-old in the last deacade and No. 3 17-18 all-time.
Michigan junior Maggie MacNeil was the only swimmer to sweep her individual events at this week’s Big Ten Women’s Swimming & Diving Championships.
The University of Florida 9th-straight SEC Championship in men’s swimming & diving highlighted a wild night around the country in college swimming.
With so much going on, SwimSwam wants to provide a quick snapshot at the highlights from yesterday’s collegiate conference meets.
Freshman Phoebe Bacon is looking to defend the Badger’s 100 back title (won last year by Beata Nelson.) OSU’s Emily Crane was within .5 of her in prelims.
Ohio State’s dominance continues with 13 returning swims, all in either the A-final or B-final, setting every Buckeye up for picking up double-digit points.
Olivia Carter set the meet and overall conference record in the 200 fly last year at this meet, and she’ll take on the prelims this morning.
Michigan had a big morning after picking up 248 points/13 morning swims, including a potential 100 fly 1-2 finish led by Maggie MacNeil and Olivia Carter.
Maggie MacNeil has looked strong so far, and her 100 fly should be a standout event to watch this morning. Meanwhile, OSU will look to build on their lead.