It’s hard to gauge the firepower for the top five teams or so this year with the truncated season, but Indiana looks to have a slight edge.
Alec Enyeart from Tsunami Kansas City has announced his verbal commitment to swim at Minnesota beginning in the 2022-23 school year.
Minnesota’s McHugh swept the men’s breaststroke events against Iowa, putting up the nation’s top time in the 100 breast (50.55).
He also won the 200 breast today in 1:53.17, which moves him from #6 to #5 nationally, and split 22.73 BR on the medley as Minnesota beat Iowa by six points.
Max McHugh of Minnesota stole the show with the nation’s #1 time in the 100 breast and the T-3rd-fastest 50 breast split in history on the 200 medley relay.
USA Swimming has named 1,087 swimmers to its 2019-2020 Scholastic All-America Team, headlined by US Open Champion Torri Huske.
Michigan ended a three-year Indiana run last year, but IU and Ohio State return strong groups in chase of Michigan for 2020-2021.
The incoming freshman class for NCAA swimming & diving is deep with distance swimmers, including 15:03 miler Lleyton Plattel.
The Sandpipers have approximately 400 swimmers on their roster.
7th-seed Kayla Sanchez has scratched the 100 back final. The Canadian junior isn’t in any other events tonight. Micah Sumrall has scratched the 200 breast.
This morning, the 200 free, 100 breast, 100 fly, and 400 IM will be contested at the first prelims session of the 2020 Pro Swim Series- Knoxville.
Clark Smith (TXLA) racked up two more wins on the final night of the 2019 KMSC Pro-Am. Smith put up a 14:54.26 in the mile. He also won the 100 free in 44.21.
Smith swam the 200 free, posting a 1:34.35 to come within a second of his lifetime best from 2015. That’s also the fastest he’s been since 2016.
Sims ranks 2nd behind only Olympic gold medalist and World Record holder Katie Ledecky in the all-time rankings in the girls’ 13-14 1000 yard free.
Minnesota’s new distance coach Jeff Kostoff will have a big distance group to work with beginning in the fall of 2020.