2019 Big Ten Men’s Championships Day 2 Prelims: Michigan, Indiana Stack Finals

indiana-mohamed-samy

After one session of the 2018 Big Ten Men’s Championships, Indiana and Michigan are tied.

The meet continues with Thursday’s prelims, the first session with individual events of the meet.

The Wolverines and Hoosiers will look to keep pace with each other heading into finals.

 

Up-Mid-Down

A look at how many swimmers each team put in the A, B and C finals:

Michigan: 9-2-4
Indiana: 6-7-4
Ohio State: 5-4-4
Penn State: 2-1-0
Purdue: 1-2-3
Minnesota: 1-1-1
Iowa: 0-3-4
Wisconsin: 0-3-3
Northwestern: 0-1-0
Michigan State: 0-0-2

Order of events

500 Free
200 IM
50 Free

500 Free

Michigan asserted its dominance in distance events by taking five of the top eight seeds in the 500 free.

Junior Felix Aubock took the top seed in 4:15.13, nearly a second ahead of the field.

Teammate Kevin Callan, a freshman, took the second seeding 4:16.04. Michigan’s Ricardo Vargas took the fourth seed at 4:17.40 and Williams Roberts was fifth (4:18.08) and Mokhtar Al-Yamani was eighth (4:19.84).

Indiana’s Michael Calvillo took the third seed at 4:17.36 and James Brigenar was sixth (4:18.54). Ohio State’s Nicholas Hogsed took the seventh seed (4:19.34).

Event 3  Men 500 Yard Freestyle
==================================================================
  Meet Record: # 4:09.29  2/22/2018 Felix O Auboeck, Michigan-MI
  Pool Record: ! 4:09.72  3/26/2015 Clark Smith, Texas
                 4:12.22  A A Standard - NCAA
                 4:23.34  B B Standard - NCAA
    Name           Year School               Seed    Prelims              
==================================================================
                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Auboeck, Felix   JR MICH-MI           4:13.06    4:15.13 qB     
    r:+0.75  23.92        49.51 (25.59)
        1:15.37 (25.86)     1:41.02 (25.65)
        2:06.87 (25.85)     2:32.60 (25.73)
        2:58.25 (25.65)     3:23.97 (25.72)
        3:49.93 (25.96)     4:15.13 (25.20)
  2 Callan, Kevin P  FR MICH-MI           4:12.56    4:16.04 qB     
    r:+0.72  23.64        49.37 (25.73)
        1:15.24 (25.87)     1:41.56 (26.32)
        2:07.45 (25.89)     2:33.34 (25.89)
        2:59.06 (25.72)     3:25.02 (25.96)
        3:50.83 (25.81)     4:16.04 (25.21)
  3 Calvillo, Micha  FR Ind-IN            4:20.99    4:17.36 qB     
    r:+0.75  23.95        49.87 (25.92)
        1:15.92 (26.05)     1:42.05 (26.13)
        2:08.27 (26.22)     2:34.35 (26.08)
        3:00.14 (25.79)     3:26.07 (25.93)
        3:51.94 (25.87)     4:17.36 (25.42)
  4 Vargas Jacobo,   SO MICH-MI           4:11.45    4:17.40 qB     
    r:+0.70  23.78        49.63 (25.85)
        1:15.72 (26.09)     1:41.88 (26.16)
        2:08.34 (26.46)     2:34.27 (25.93)
        3:00.15 (25.88)     3:25.97 (25.82)
        3:51.90 (25.93)     4:17.40 (25.50)
  5 Roberts, Willia  SO MICH-MI           4:20.47    4:18.08 qB     
    r:+0.73  23.94        49.89 (25.95)
        1:15.88 (25.99)     1:42.20 (26.32)
        2:08.34 (26.14)     2:34.59 (26.25)
        3:00.58 (25.99)     3:26.69 (26.11)
        3:52.54 (25.85)     4:18.08 (25.54)
  6 Brinegar, James  FR Ind-IN            4:19.10    4:18.54 qB     
    r:+0.77  23.68        49.64 (25.96)
        1:15.81 (26.17)     1:42.27 (26.46)
        2:08.58 (26.31)     2:34.64 (26.06)
        3:00.76 (26.12)     3:27.07 (26.31)
        3:53.79 (26.72)     4:18.54 (24.75)
  7 Hogsed, Nichola  SR OSU-OH            4:21.81    4:19.34 qB     
    r:+0.76  23.80        49.68 (25.88)
        1:15.68 (26.00)     1:41.74 (26.06)
        2:07.96 (26.22)     2:34.16 (26.20)
        3:00.37 (26.21)     3:26.55 (26.18)
        3:53.01 (26.46)     4:19.34 (26.33)
  8 Al-Yamani, Mokh  SR MICH-MI           4:30.39    4:19.84 qB     
    r:+0.63  22.46        47.48 (25.02)
        1:13.18 (25.70)     1:39.46 (26.28)
        2:05.97 (26.51)     2:32.48 (26.51)
        2:59.20 (26.72)     3:26.14 (26.94)
        3:53.34 (27.20)     4:19.84 (26.50)

200 IM

Ohio State junior Andrew Loy held off a pair of Hoosiers to take the top seed in the 200 IM. Loy finished in 1:41.15.

Indiana’s Vini Lanza took the second seed in 1:42.78, followed by teammate Ian Finnerty (1:43.26).

Michigan took three more seeds in the finals as Charles Swanson took the fourth seed (1:43.52), Thomas Cope took the sixth seed (1:44.10) and Jacob Montague took seventh (1:44.29).

Ohio State’s Paul DeLakis took the fifth seed (1:43.91) and Purdue’s Erik Juliusson took the eighth seed (1:44.83).

 Event 4  Men 200 Yard IM
==================================================================
  Meet Record: # 1:41.14  2014      Kyle Whitaker, Michigan
  Pool Record: ! 1:39.38  3/26/2015 David Nolan, Stanford
                 1:41.34  A A Standard - NCAA
                 1:46.77  B B Standard - NCAA
    Name           Year School               Seed    Prelims              
==================================================================
                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Loy, Andrew D    JR OSU-OH            1:45.86    1:42.15 qB     
    r:+0.70  22.19        47.60 (25.41)
        1:17.71 (30.11)     1:42.15 (24.44)
  2 Lanza, Vinicius  SR Ind-IN            1:44.42    1:42.78 qB     
    r:+0.70  21.88        48.00 (26.12)
        1:17.94 (29.94)     1:42.78 (24.84)
  3 Finnerty, Ian J  SR Ind-IN            1:45.85    1:43.26 qB     
    r:+0.72  22.06        49.45 (27.39)
        1:17.26 (27.81)     1:43.26 (26.00)
  4 Swanson, Charle  JR MICH-MI           1:44.13    1:43.52 qB     
    r:+0.68  22.98        49.48 (26.50)
        1:18.69 (29.21)     1:43.52 (24.83)
  5 DeLakis, Paul J  SO OSU-OH            1:47.64    1:43.91 qB     
    r:+0.80  23.37        50.27 (26.90)
        1:19.95 (29.68)     1:43.91 (23.96)
  6 Cope, Thomas E   JR MICH-MI           1:44.23    1:44.10 qB     
    r:+0.66  22.32        48.91 (26.59)
        1:18.59 (29.68)     1:44.10 (25.51)
  7 Montague, Jacob  JR MICH-MI           1:44.26    1:44.29 qB     
    r:+0.65  22.36        49.67 (27.31)
        1:19.05 (29.38)     1:44.29 (25.24)
  8 Juliusson, Erik  SR PUR-IN            1:45.81    1:44.83 qB     
    r:+0.70  22.60        48.56 (25.96)
        1:18.83 (30.27)     1:44.83 (26.00)

50 Free

Michigan’s Luiz Gustavo Borges held off the field to earn the top seed in the 50 free. The sophomore finished in 19.15.

Minnesota senior Bowen Becker took the seconds seed just a hundredth behind in 19.16.

Indiana’s Zach Apple took the third seeding 19.18, followed by Penn State’s Gabriel Castano (19.24), Indiana’s Bruno Blaskovic (19.32), Ohio State’s Ruslan Gaziev (19.34), Ohio State’s Benjamin Sugar (19.45) and William Robertson (19.52).

Event 5  Men 50 Yard Freestyle
==================================================================
  Meet Record: # 18.69  2/22/2018 Bowden Becker, Minnesota
  Pool Record: ! 18.67  3/26/2015 Caeleb Dressel, Florida
                 19.00  A A Standard - NCAA
                 19.96  B B Standard - NCAA
    Name           Year School               Seed    Prelims              
==================================================================
                      === Preliminaries ===                       
 
  1 Borges, Luiz Gu  SO MICH-MI             19.11      19.15 qB     
     r:+0.67  9.17         19.15 (9.98)
  2 Becker, Bowen T  SR MINN-MN             19.62      19.16 qB     
     r:+0.76  9.30         19.16 (9.86)
  3 Apple, Zachary   SR Ind-IN              19.47      19.18 qB     
     r:+0.63  9.19         19.18 (9.99)
  4 Castano, Gabrie  SO PSU-MA              20.03      19.24 qB     
     r:+0.68  9.48         19.24 (9.76)
  5 Blaskovic, Brun  SO Ind-IN              19.39      19.32 qB     
     r:+0.62  9.22        19.32 (10.10)
  6 Gaziev, Ruslan   FR OSU-OH              19.79      19.34 qB     
     r:+0.70  9.31        19.34 (10.03)
  7 Sugar, Benjamin  SO OSU-OH              20.01      19.45 qB     
     r:+0.68  9.39        19.45 (10.06)
  8 Roberson, Willi  SO PSU-MA              20.10      19.52 qB     
     r:+0.66  9.48        19.52 (10.04)