Michigan hosted Wisconsin and Pitt for a men’s and women’s double dual meet on Saturday.
The Badger men decisively beat the Wildcats, while the women’s meet was much closer as Northwestern topped Wisconsin by just 24 points.
17-year-old Merve Tuncel won the 200, 400, 800, and 1500 free at the Islamic Solidarity Games, contributing to Turkey’s domination of the medal table.
Casey Stowe, Max McHugh, Kaiser Neverman, and Christopher Morris swam a time of 3:41.57, beating out their old record by over two seconds.
Indiana’s Brendan Burns (above) will swim in both the 200 back and 200 fly finals on Saturday as the Hoosiers hope to hold off Ohio State.
Michigan’s Jake Mitchell will have his work cut out for him if he hopes to defend his B1G title in the 500 free, having qualified seventh in the prelims.
The Michigan Wolverines are the 2x defending champions, having ended a three-year run by Indiana in 2020.
Phoebe Bacon won both the 100 and 200 backstroke as well as the 200 IM as the Wisconsin men and women defeated Northwestern on Saturday.
Maggie MacNeil led the way for Michigan on the women’s side as they won 11 out of 16 events in the tri-meet with Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Yildirim will provide the Gamecocks with potential SEC points in the distance events during his freshman year on the team.
In addition to his 50 breaststroke world record at Turkish Championships, Sakci broke his own national record in the 100 freestyle with a 46.68.
Max McHugh was named the Big Ten Men’s Swimmer of the Week, while Maggie MacNeil and Phoebe Bacon are co-winners of the women’s award.
Swim fans are in store for a bevy of great races tonight in Minnesota as the annual Minnesota Invite closes out with its last session.
For the sixth consecutive time in the series, the Wisconsin men’s and women’s teams defeated Minnesota during Friday’s “Border Battle.”
Drew Kibler and the University of Texas men enter the 2021-22 NCAA season as the favorites to repeat as champions.