Mitchell will join a star-studded men’s mid-distance and distance group at Florida that includes Kieran Smith and Bobby Finke.
Junior River Wright scored 8 points for Michigan at the 2021 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships, but missed most of this year without explanation.
Moving into the conference championships, the Texas men continue to lead our NCAA Power Rankings, with Cal trailing closely behind.
Michigan fell to Ohio State in a dual meet on Friday night, where the Buckeyes won an eye-popping 13 of 16 events, including both relays in dominant wins.
Bob Bowman’s Arizona State Sun Devils made a huge statement in November at the NC State Invite and are the biggest risers so far.
The Michigan men return most of the core that earned them a Big Ten Championship last season despite facing several challenges.
Adam Chaney led off Florida’s 3rd-place 400 medley relay at last year’s NCAA Championships. The Gators will return their entire relay for next season.
Kevin Maas from Holland, Michigan has announced his verbal commitment to the University of Michigan where he will begin in the fall of 2022.
Bluefish’s Harry Homans and River Wright and Kentucky’s Mackenzie Lanning were the lone pre-session scratches for Sunday’s AM prelims, pending any no-shows.
The Wolverines put on a show in the 200 medley relay at the Big Ten Champs, breaking the meet record and swimming the fastest time in the NCAA this season.
18-year-old Youssef Ramadan of Virginia became the 5th-fastest 100 fly performer in history at the 2021 ACCs, improving from 47.85 to 44.32 in four months.
The Louisville Cardinals have a strong quartet that should be in the mix with recent 400 medley champs Cal, Indiana, and Texas.
Daniel Krueger and Ryan Hoffer top the 100 free psych sheet, and are the only two returning A-finalists in this event from the 2019 NCAA Championships.
The Michigan men successfully defended their Big Ten team title, earning their 42nd title in program history, the most in Big Ten history.
After scoring prelims and 1650 FR seeds, Michigan will have just ONE point over Indiana on paper, leaving it to the 400 FR relay to decide the 2021 champion.