The Big Ten Conference Championships will take place on February 16-19 at Wisconsin for the women and on February 23-26 at Purdue for the men.
#8 seed Keir Ogilvie dropped the 200 fly after placing 3rd in the 100 fly on Saturday with a lifetime best time of 53.28. This was his last event of the meet.
Nocentini swept the sprint free events at the 2020 Conference USA Championships, and she won the 100 and 200 free at the meet in 2021.
Smith and Angus each had banner 2020-21 seasons, not only for their own swimming careers but also for the NU program.
The time has finally come for the first non-Lilly King 100 BR NCAA champion to be crowned in 2021. NC State’s Sophie Hansson looks to be the best candidate.
The Virginia Cavaliers continue to lead the way into NCAAs, led by five top-ranked relays and a dominant roster from top to bottom.
After a three-decade-plus drought, Ohio State is going to make it two consecutive Big Ten titles tonight with a big finals session ahead.
Michigan’s Maggie MacNeil will swim the 100 free, along with on-fire Northwestern senior Maddie Smith. Phoebe Bacon will swim the 200 back as well.
Freshman Phoebe Bacon is looking to defend the Badger’s 100 back title (won last year by Beata Nelson.) OSU’s Emily Crane was within .5 of her in prelims.
Ohio State’s dominance continues with 13 returning swims, all in either the A-final or B-final, setting every Buckeye up for picking up double-digit points.
The OSU women, who won the 2020 Big Ten title, the Buckeyes’ first in over three decades, were all over it on Wednesday night.
Ohio State’s depth took them to their first Big Ten title in years last season, but Michigan is deeper this time around. Also– what say Northwestern?
Big swims were everywhere, as the Northwestern Wildcats picked up impressive wins against Wisconsin and Illinois in Madison.
Last weekend saw some of the top female breaststrokers in the country posted some of the best times of their careers, led by Lydia Jacoby and Zoe Skirboll.
With just a few weeks of dual meets left, things should start to get clearer in some corners of the country coming up, while other corners become murkier.