Preview | Big Ten Women's Championship

When: Feb. 20 - 23, 2019

Where: Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatics Center

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2018 Women’s Final Scores:

  1. Michigan, University of 1465 
  2. Indiana University 1152.5
  3. Ohio State University 1094.5 
  4. University of Minnesota 1049
  5. Wisconsin, University of, Madi 755 
  6. Purdue University 693
  7. Northwestern University 528 
  8. Pennsylvania State University 418
  9. Rutgers University 386 
  10. University of Nebraska-Lincoln 358
  11. Iowa, University of 338 
  12. University of Illinois 187
  13. Michigan State University 172


Much like the 2018 version of this meet we fully expect the team race to come down to the powerhouses in Indiana and Michigan. Two other teams to keep an eye on would be Ohio State and Wisconsin, but they’ll need some serious performances to chip away at the depth and high end potential coming from the Hoosiers and Wolverines. While some of the top end swimmers in the meet might not be fully tapered here that doesn’t mean we won’t see some legit swims coming out of people like King, and McHugh so don’t blink. With all of this being said, I don’t think anyone is going to be able to take down the Wolverines.

Momentum is going to be huge in this meet meaning a big night one from these teams will be absolutely necessary in order to jump start their push for the lead. Day two prelims are going to be huge and with a conference meet with as many teams as this one, filling the A and B finals with as many bodies as possible is going to win the meet. Getting your hand on the wall first is definitely important, but it’s going to be just as important - if not more important - in prelims than it will be in finals.


Swimmers To Watch:

Siobhan Haughey - Michigan

Sierra Schmidt - Michigan

Lilly King - IU

Kathrin Demler - OSU

Ally McHugh - Penn State

Vera Koprikova - Rutgers

Beata Nelson - Wisconsin


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Swimmers Are Nerds

If you haven’t realized it by now, swimmers are some of the nerdiest athletes in the world of sports. From the sets we do, the counting, the times we go, etc., etc., there’s a lot that goes into becoming a high-level swimmer, and a good portion of it comes down to being just plain nerdy. We’re going to break down the nerdiness of our sport into three categories, counting, data and more data.

Preview | Big Ten Men's Championship

What to know before the 2019 Big Ten Men's Swimming & Diving Championship

Preview | 2019 Big 12 Championship

When: Feb. 27 - Mar. 02, 2019

FloSports to Live Stream 2019 Big 12 Winter and Spring Championships

AUSTIN, Texas — February 18, 2019 — Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, and the Big 12 Conference announced that fans can access live and on-demand coverage of the Swimming and Diving Championship on FloSwimming.com, the Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field Championship on FloTrack.com, the Wrestling Championship on FloWrestling.com, and the Softball Championship on FloSoftball.com.

Swammers: When Should You Get Back In?

At the end of your career, it makes sense to step away from the pool for a bit. If you come back too quickly you might find yourself with your toes curled over the edge staring at the water for a good 10-15 minutes. You might build up the courage to jump back in with no expectations and swim a 25 just get out, like I did, or maybe you’ll just hit the hot tub. 

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Preview | OSU Vs. Pitt

What better way to start off a preview is to take a look at the most recent dual meet performances from each squad and pick out some swimmers to watch? Let’s do just that. 

Five Swammer Swimming Regrets

I’m not someone who likes to live in the past, but the purpose of this is to keep swimmers from making the same regrettable mistakes as this swammer. Some may seem simple and some more complex, but each of them just as easily done as the rest. Hope you enjoyed that accidental rhyming sentence as much as I did. Poetry aside, let’s get into it.

My Three Favorite Workouts: 1000 IMs and All Out 200s

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