On the men’s side, Minnesota’s Max McHugh dominated the 100 breast in 52.93, touching over 3 seconds faster than anyone else.
Texas Sophomore Drew Kibler put up the fastest prelims time in the 200 free, and will swim for a second event title after winning the 500 free last night.
Minnesota’s Tevyn Waddell and Purdue’s Emily Bretscher and Claire Abbasse were tabbed as Big Ten Swimmer, Diver and Freshman of the Week.
The Florida State women picked up their first win of the season, besting Minnesota 186.5-111.5, while the men topped the Gophers 197-103.
Minnesota has extreme highs, including elite distance, breaststroke, & diving, but also some major holes. A young roster will look for a program-best finish.
The swim puts Cooper 7th all-time for 15-16 girls nationally.
During the third day of the Minneapolis Sectionals, 13-year-old Lucy Thomas earned her first Trials cut in the 100 breast and climbs up the rankings.
Maggie Wanezek first broke 1:03.0 in May, going 1:02.34 to qualify for Olympic Trials. This is now her third instance under 1:03 and her best time.
Lilly King is in the hunt for a four-peat in the 100 breast tonight at the Women’s B1G Championships.
The first night of the 2019 B1G Women’s Championships kicks off in Bloomington, Indiana, with the 200 medley relay and 800 free relay.
2019 B1G WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIPS When: Wednesday, February 20th to Saturday, February 23rd | Prelims 11am | Finals 6:30pm (6pm Saturday) Where: Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatics Center,…
Bowe Becker swept the sprint freestyle races, including a 43.07 relay lead-off to close out the meet.
Vissering also went 52.29, just ahead of Minnesota freshman Max McHugh’s 52.62, in an incredibly fast 100 breaststroke race today.
Tevyn Waddell was instrumental in Minnesota’s victory over Hawaii on the women’s side.
Utah breaststroker Andrew Britton was involved in two school records on Friday: one individually, and one as part of a relay.