Day 2 Update: B1G Men's Swimming and Diving Championships
Feb. 27, 2014
500 Freestyle Bradley Stamper chopped more than 20 seconds off his previous career best, winning heat four in a time of 4:22.39, an NCAA B cut. Max Irwin and Grayson Smith went 2-3 in their heat, with Irwin clocking a 4;22.70 and Smith a 4:22.78. Both are career bests and NCAA B cuts. Jackson Miller was sixth in his heat with a career time of 4:23.26. All four will swim the C final tonight. Michael Mohler was third in his heat and 44th overall with a new career best of 4:30.71.
200 Individual Medley
Cody Miller posted an NCAA A cut time of 1:43.30 and ????. Steve Schmuhl was 1/100th of a second off his career best, winning his heat in 1:43.66. Eric Ress was right behind Miller in heat eight with a time of 1:44.00. All three will swim tonight's championship final as the three, four and five seeds. Mike Hurley's time of 1:45.50 was good for ninth, making him the top seed in the consolation final. Bob Glover took second in his heat with a personal best of 1:47.59. That is an NCAA B cut and almost four seconds faster than his previous best. It puts him 19th in prelims and back tonight in the C final Blaine Nichols put up his top career time of 1:53.05 in heat two, good for 61st.
50 Freestyle Anze Tavcar will swim the consolation final of the 50 freestyle after posting a career-best time of 19.99. Yianni Thermos made his way into the bonus final after going a season-best 20.32 in prelims. Sam Lorentz posted his career best of 20.54, which was good for 33rd. Tanner Kurz was 41st with his career best of 20.66.
500 Freestyle Bradley Stamper - 4:22.39 (Career Best; NCAA B Cut) Max Irwin - 4:22.70 (Career Best; NCAA B Cut) Grayson Smith - 4:22.78 (Career Best; NCAA B Cut) Jackson Miller - 4:23.26 (Career Best) 44. Michael Mohler - 4:30.71 (Career Best)
200 Individual Medley Cody Miller - 1:43.30 (NCAA A Cut) Steve Schmuhl - 1:43.66 (NCAA B Cut) Eric Ress - 1:44.00 (NCAA B Cut) Mike Hurley - 1:45.50 (NCAA B Cut) Bob Glover - 1:47.59 (Career Best; NCAA B Cut) 61. Blaine Nichols - 1:53.05 (Career Best)
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