The University of Michigan men's swimming and diving team defeated both the University of Texas and Indiana University on Friday in a co-ed double-dual meet held at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Indiana.
The No. 1 ranked Wolverines beat the No. 4 ranked Longhorns, 166-134, and the host squad, the No. 9 ranked Hoosiers, 203-97. U-M won nine of the 16 overall events, although Texas and Indiana each secured a win in the meet's two-event diving portion.
Connor Jaeger was one of the stars for the Maize and Blue, as the senior from Fair Haven, New Jersey finished first in the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 4:22.13. Teammate Anders Nielsen, a sophomore from Vanloese, Denmark, hit the wall second at 4:27.23. Jaeger, who competed for the United States at the London Olympics in 2012, also won the 1,000-yard freestyle, while fellow U-M swimmers Sean Ryan and Cameron Stitt earned third and fourth place, respectively.
Learn more in a detailed recap published to the school's official athletic website, MGoBlue.com. The article also has a link to the Friday meet's complete results. Head coach Mike Bottom's team competed against Indiana and Texas again today (Saturday) in an exhibition meet that was not scored.