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.
Brendan Burns won both butterfly events as the IU men got the job done over Michigan and Northwestern, while Wolverine Maggie MacNeil went a 200 free PR.
His split today was over an entire second quicker than he was on NU’s 200 medley relay on the first night of the 2020 Big Ten Championships.
Ohio State heads into today with a commanding lead over Michigan.
After breaking Northwestern records in the 200 IM and 100 back yesterday, Calypso Sheridan is the heavy favorite to take the 400 IM title tonight.
Ohio State comes in as the early leader, yet Michigan’s MacNeil/Tucker could potentially snag 2 titles later in the evening for the 2nd-place Wolverines.
Iowa junior Kelsey Drake crushed the Iowa school record in the 200 fly during a time trial on Wednesday evening at the Big Ten Championships.
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
The Northwestern women won against Wisconsin for the first time since 2009, breaking a seven-meet Badger win streak as Nelson made pool history.
Federico Burdisso churned out a 1:34.15 in the 200 free to break Matt Grevers’ school record of 1:34.21 from back in 2007.
Northwestern hosted the Senior Midwest Open this weekend, giving their team and club swimmers in Illinois the chance to swim an LCM meet in the Olympic year.