U.S. Olympian Tom Shields, a California postgrad, has scratched out of his signature 100 fly. Shields, however, will still swim the 200 free.
The fastest man through the afternoon was Wisconsin’s Matthew Hillmer, who dropped over 9 seconds in 15:00.25. That’s faster than 2 of the seeds in the final.
Brunzell went on to swim a 1:00.80 to win the 100 breast, posting great splits of 28.88 and 31.92.
Bacarizo joined the Wildcats mid-season last year; his 48.93 in the 100 back today was his quickest in-season time in the event, ever.
The Greeley West boys took home the 4A Colorado High School State Championship title.
Northwestern has signed NLIs with a pair of international swimmers for the class of 2023: Hannah Brunzell of Sweden and Sam Dailley of England.
National Junior Teamer Katharine Berkoff (above) continued to undercut her personal bests at the Washington Open, while sophomore Lily Gardner made waves on Saturday as well.
Ben Forbes of Clovis Swim Club and Clovis North High School has verbally committed to Northwestern.
Ryan King of the Montrose Marlins Swim Club in Colorado has verbally committed to the Northwestern Wildcats.