Michigan Stays in the Lead After Day 2
Feb. 28, 2009
Michigan furthered its lead on the 10-team field, racking up 588.5 points after Day 2 of the Big Ten Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships. Ohio State sits in the No. 2 position with 357 team points followed closely by Minnesota (344) and Purdue (330) in third and fourth place, respectively.
Michigan earned five first-place finishes on Friday, including the final event of the evening in the 800-yard freestyle relay. Chris Brady (100 butterfly), Tyler Clary (400 individual medley), Dan Madwed (200 freestyle) and Alon Mandel (100 backstroke) all garnered gold medals for the Wolverines. Minnesota took home two first-place honors in Colin Lee-To (100 breaststroke) and the 200 medley relay. Purdue freshman David Boudia earned his second Big Ten title of the event off the three-meter board, capturing the Boilermakers only top podium spot of the night.
Competition resumes on Saturday at noon ET with the trials of the 200 backstroke.