Recent University of Michigan graduate Victoria Kwan announced in April that she plans to transfer to South Carolina for her remaining NCAA eligibility.
Phoebe Bacon of Wisconsin will look to defend her B1G title in the 200 backstroke today. She is the top seed in the event.
After completing a four-peat last night in the 50 free, Michigan senior Maggie MacNeil is a near-lock to do so once again on Friday in the 100 fly.
Tonight’s action will feature the 500 free, 200 IM, 50 free, 1-meter diving, and the 400 medley relay.
Entering her senior season, Maggie MacNeil is the defending NCAA champion in both the women’s 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly.
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.
Michigan had a big morning after picking up 248 points/13 morning swims, including a potential 100 fly 1-2 finish led by Maggie MacNeil and Olivia Carter.
After taking third in the 200 IM last year behind Beata Nelson and Calypso Sheridan, Indiana junior Mac Looze is the top returner in the event.
Etobicoke Swim Club, commonly known as ESWIM, has announced that Robert Novak will be taking over as head coach, starting this August.
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 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.
After an exciting night of relays, let’s get into some individual racing!
Carter spent her freshman season at Georgia (UGA), where she was named the 2019 SEC Freshman Swimmer of the Year, and earned All-American honors in the 200 fL
Ricardo Vargas swam 2 nation-leading times and Maggie MacNeil swam one of the fastest 100 yard butterflies in history in Michigan’s last-minute intrasquad.
200 butterfly specialist Olivia Carter has announced her plans to transfer to the University of Michigan in January 2020.