Abbey Ketslakh has elected to remain local with a verbal commitment to the University of Michigan women’s swimming and diving team for 2021-22.
The previous Big Ten conference record was held by Michigan teammate Vanessa Krause, who came in 5th in tonight’s race with a 1:54.61.
The Ohio State women will aim to secure their first B1G team title since 1986 while Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson will contest for her final B1G title.
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.
Michigan looks set to take the Big ten title back after getting dethroned by IU last year.
After punching a nation #1 time of 41.82 this morning in the 100 free, Texas’s Daniel Krueger is the favorite for the win tonight.
Michigan scored half its points (156/314) on relays last year, and they graduated half (10/20) their legs. They do, though, return star flyer Maggie MacNeil.
Prelims of the men’s and women’s 400 IM, men’s and women’s 100 fly. Only 44 heats total this morning for what will likely be the shortest session of the meet
Miles Smachlo wins his second butterfly event in as many days, this time just missing his career-best time by a tenth of a second.
Now the 9th-fastest performer all-time, Smith is a mere 0.22 away from Missy Franklin’s National Age Group Record of 58.33.
Hansson’s got the raw speed, but Eastin has the upper hand on the back half.
Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson will be looking for her second consecutive B1G title in the women’s 200 back on the final day of competition in Bloomington.
Ricardo Vargas of Michigan swam the fastest time in the NCAA in the men’s 1650 on day 4 of the Georgia Invite.