The Michigan Women can now be called the perfect swim team, at least when it comes to their dual meets. The Lady Wolverines, ranked number three in the nation, took down their rival Michigan State 187-89 on February 2nd, giving them an undefeated record in their dual meets for the 2017-2018 season. This marks the first time Michigan has won all its duals in 20 years.
The meet was out of reach early, as the Lady Wolverines took the top four spots in the first four events. Ultimately, they won 13 of the 15 events on the day, with two swimmers coming away as double winners. Junior Taylor Garcia took first in both the 50 back (25.31) and the 100 fly (54.69) Your text to link… Junior Becca Postoll got wins in the 200 IM (2:03.91) and the 200 free (1:48.92). Michigan’s sister act of Gabby and Catie DeLoof also came through big time. Gabby, a senior, came in first in the 500 free (4:49.57) while Catie, a junior, placed first in the 100 back (55.10). In the dives, freshman Nikki Canale won the three meter and finished second in the one meter.
Next up for Michigan is the Big Ten Championship Meet, which takes place in Columbus, Ohio February 14-17. The NCAA National Swimming and Diving Championships will also take place in Columbus March 8-17.