Conner McHugh took over the #1 spot in the nation with his preliminary 1:51.66 200 breast, and will look to knock it down even further tonight.
Indiana’s Ian Finnerty will aim to improve upon his 50.82 prelim swim in the 100 breast.
Indiana senior Blake Pieroni will swim in his premier event, the 200 freestyle, on day 3 at the Big Ten Championships.
Michigan’s Felix Auboeck is favored to repeat as the B1G Ten champion in the 500 free.
Paul Powers will look to defend his 50 free title on day 2 of the B1G Ten Championships.
A change at the top?
The Michigan men and women wrapped up an intense meet with some of the best teams in the conference, putting forth big swims and securing wins on both sides
Felix Auboeck won the 200 free as Michigan claimed dual meet wins over Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Penn State on the men’s and women’s sides.
Placed first in six events and set top times in the nation in the 100 freestyle (43.18), 200 freestyle (1:34.10), 400 free relay (2:54.62) and 400 medley relay (3:11.19)
A handful of Pool Record were broken throughout the meet, 2 of which fell at the hands of Michigan’s Siobhan Haughey.
Long Gutierrez was one of ten named to Mexico’s roster for the World Championships.
Today’s highlights included a rare tie in the 200 IM after a hard fought battle between age group phenom Michael Andrew and Georgia’s Jay Litherland.
Swimmers are slated to compete in the 200 fly, 100 breast, 100 back, 200 IM, women’s 800 free, and men’s 1500 free.
Culmina el evento Olimpiada Nacional y Nacional Juvenil 2017 en Nuevo León, México con buenos resultados
University of Michigan head swimming and diving coach Mike Bottom announced the addition of swimmers Seth Kyriakidis and Nathan Stovern to the team’s 2017-18 recruiting class.