Sidelined after being hit by a stray bullet this summer, Minnesota breaststroker Max McHugh is back. We’ll see him tonight on the 200 medley relay.
The IU Hoosiers have extended their undefeated season dual meet record to 6-0 with their double wins against Big Ten foes Michigan and Iowa.
Ricardo Vargas swam 2 nation-leading times and Maggie MacNeil swam one of the fastest 100 yard butterflies in history in Michigan’s last-minute intrasquad.
Maggie MacNeil swam a 49.54 in the 100 free, touching the wall as the only swimmer under 50 seconds.
Senior leader Felix Auboeck is back after a heroic win in the mile at the 2019 NCAA Championships. He needs to be as lethal in the 200/500 free this year.
Tonight’s session features finals of the 400 freestyle, 100 breaststroke, 100 backstroke, and men’s 4 x 200 freestyle relay.
Aussie Elijah Winnington will contest in the 400 free prelims while 200 breast champ Reece Whitley and WUGs champ Ian Finnerty will meet in the 100 breast.
Teenage phenom Claire Tuggle headlines the women’s 200 free, but Worlds team member and Olympic Champion Allison Schmitt is also in the mix.
Urlando, 17, entered 2019 having never broken 1:50 in the 200 free and now sits behind just Michael Phelps and Jack LeVant in the 17-18 age group.
Regan Smith will contest both the 50 fly and 200 back on night three in Bloomington.
Katie Ledecky will take on the 200 free on day three of the TYR PSS in Bloomington.
Olympic icon Katie Ledecky leads the 400 free late in the meet, while Nathan Adrian will hold the top incoming seed in the 100 free in his first swim since surgery and a testicular cancer diagnosis earlier this season.
SwimSwam’s Jack Spitser was on deck to capture all of the Thursday night intensity.
Haas looks to be the front-runner for the title, but Felix Auboeck could challenge.
Texas senior Townley Haas is on a quest to make history this week in Austin by becoming the first man ever to win four NCAA Division I 200 free titles.