Holty joins a very large and diverse recruiting class for the Buckeyes, but his 400 IM time is what really jumps off the page amongst his class.
Senior Asia Seidt was a big part of the Wildcats’ big night, helping the team to dominant performances in the 800 free relay and 100 back.
Our #1-ranking votes are no longer unanimous after a fast fall season for several top programs. The uncertainty after the top two also continues.
Rematch! Erika Brown won two races against Kate Douglass in a dual meet earlier this year. They could meet up to three more times at the Tennessee Invite.
The Ohio State swimming and diving program will compete in its first double dual of the season against Virginia Tech and Penn State on Nov. 1-2.
Ohio State’s Paul DeLakis was named Big Ten Swimmer of the Week, while Purdue’s Greg Duncan and Keelan Hart earned Diver and Freshman of the Week nods.
In unscored long course competition on Friday, Texas A&M sophomore Shaine Casas broke Aaron Peirsol’s 12-year old pool record in the 100 meter backstroke.
The headliner of the weekend is the Michigan Triangular, featuring a total of five ranked programs: #7/#4 Michigan, #3/#11 Virginia and #6 Tennessee.
Craig first won the men’s 25 freestyle in a time of 9.14.
The top two teams are clear. Everything after that… completely unpredictable. Our five voters take an opening shot at preseason Power Rankings.
The NCAA swim season is upon us, and it’s time for a time-honored tradition: SwimSwam’s staff predicting NCAA event champions half a year out.
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.
The mid-season Ohio State Invite will feature a handful of top programs from last year, including men and women from the host Buckeyes, Kentucky & Notre Dame.
We’ll see a Worlds team member in the men’s 200 fly as Justin Wright will be in the mix, but teenage star Luca Urlando looks like the man to beat in this one.
18-year-old Hannah Bach swam the 3rd-fastest 50 breast for all US swimmers 18&U to close out the Cleveland Sectionals meet.