After finishing 3rd at Big Tens last year, Ohio State is in excellent shape heading into this season.
Bach, who finished fifth in the 100 breast at the 2021 Women’s NCAAs, went from not having the Wave I cut to achieving the Wave II mark with her 1:09.46.
Defending champion Ryan Hoffer faces the deepest 50 free field in history this week, with seven men having broken 19 seconds heading into NCAAs.
Zane Backes (above) is racing in tonight’s 200 breast A-final for IU, as the Hoosiers are gunning for a B1G title in an extremely close race with Michigan.
Michigan’s Patrick Callan could lead a Wolverine podium sweep in the 500 free, and he’ll likely get close to, if not go past, the 4:10 barrier.
Ohio State senior Paul Delakis is one of just two returners from last year’s 200 IM A-final, and he’s the favorite to win it tonight.
The 21-year-old Swedish freshman anchored the Golden Bears to a fifth straight win in the 200 medley relay at the Pac-12 Championships.
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.
Jason Mathews swept the breaststrokes for OSU today, edging out Purdue’s Trent Pellini in the 100 breast, 53.19 to 53.41, in a new season-best.
The Hoosier men were hard to stop, powered by a triple from sophomore Brendan Burns. The IU women’s breaststrokers were a strong point as they also won.
National Junior Teamer Hunter Armstrong will transfer to The Ohio State University for the remaining three years of his collegiate eligibility.
Wisconsin’s Cameron Tysoe is the top seed in the 200 back. He’ll be going after the Pool Record tonight set by Wisconsin NCAA Champion Drew TeDuits in 2013.
The final prelims session of the 2020 Big Ten Championships is underway this morning, featuring heats of the 200 back, 100 free, 200 breast, and 200 200 fly.
Minnesota All-American Max McHugh, a sophomore, leads the way into the 100 breast final at the 2020 Men’s Big Ten Championships.
Ohio State’s Paul DeLakis is the top seed for the 200 IM in tonight’s finals of the 2020 men’s Big Ten Swimming and Diving Championships.