Conner McHugh took over the #1 spot in the nation with his preliminary 1:51.66 200 breast, and will look to knock it down even further tonight.
Vini Lanza will look for his third individual title at Big Ten’s in the 200 fly on day 4.
Indiana’s Ian Finnerty will aim to improve upon his 50.82 prelim swim in the 100 breast.
Indiana senior Blake Pieroni will swim in his premier event, the 200 freestyle, on day 3 at the Big Ten Championships.
Vini Lanza and the Hoosier men are re-writing the record board at the University of Minnesota this week, but this is the pool where the 2018 NCAA Championships is going to take place. All the better, since that’s IU’s main focus this season, anyway.
Michigan’s Felix Auboeck is favored to repeat as the B1G Ten champion in the 500 free.
Blake Pieroni helped Indiana University kick off their 2018 campaign for another Big Ten Championship victory by providing a 1:31.51 split in the 800 freestyle relay, which Indiana won handily over 2nd-place Michigan, 6:11.50 to 6:16.51.
Indiana University Head Coach Ray Looze took a few minutes following last night’s session to fill us in on how the two early victories set the team up for the rest of Big Ten’s, and where the team wants to be at NCAAs.
Paul Powers will look to defend his 50 free title on day 2 of the B1G Ten Championships.
The Indiana Hoosiers look to defend their title this year but could have a tough battle against rival Michigan.
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Breaststroke star Lilly King pulled off a winning triple to help the Hoosier women to victory over Louisville last Friday.
Vini Lanza was the fastest 100 butterflier in D1 last weekend as the IU men made their presence known.
Brazilian newcomer Gabriel Fantoni blew away the field in the 100 back, winning by over 2 seconds in 46.86.
We’re now through the second round of NCAA midseason invites and it’s time to take a look at where the division 1 teams stand.