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.
Siobhan Haughey, who owns the top time in the NCAA in the 200 free, will be competing for Michigan this weekend at the UGA Fall Invite.
After winning the 200 breast, Lilly King will look to give the Big Ten some more big points today in the women’s 100 breast.
Senior Siobhan Haughey leads a Michigan team that has steadily risen through the NCAA ranks over the pas five seasons.
2016 Austrian Olympian Felix Auboeck will be among the swimmers to attend the meet.
Stanford’s Ella Eastin is looking for a perfect 3-for-3 in both NCAA titles and American Records here. She’ll be swimming in the 200 fly towards the end of the session.
For Eastin, the conqueror of all four strokes, it may be the 200 butterfly where she’ll have the fewest obstacles on her path to an NCAA title.
The Michigan Wolverines took the crown at the 2018 B1G Women’s Championships, dominating the meet with 1,465 points.
Red-hot Beata Nelson and Siobhan Haughey return as #1 seeds, while Lilly King is set to defend her national title.