Michigan Scores Five on Day Three of NCAA Championships

From left: Will Chan, Luiz Gustavo Borges, Wyatt Davis, River Wright (NCAA photo)

Michigan Scores Five on Day Three of NCAA Championships

3/26/2021 9:04:00 PM

// Brad Rudner

» After three days at the NCAA Championships, U-M is in 11th place (100 points).

» Wyatt Davis, Will Chan, River Wright and Luiz Gustavo Borges finished sixth in the 200-yard medley relay to earn All-America honors.

» The Wolverines picked up points from four scorers in consolation finals: Patrick Callan in the 200-yard freestyle (13th), Will Chan in the 100-yard breaststroke (13th), River Wright in the 100-yard butterfly (15th) and Will Roberts in the 400-yard IM (16th).

Site: Greensboro, N.C. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
Event: NCAA Championships (Day 3 of 4)
U-M Team Standing: 11th place (100 points)
Next U-M Event: Saturday, March 27 — at NCAA Championships – Day Four (Greensboro, N.C.), 10 a.m./6 p.m.

• Complete Results (PDF)

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Four swimmers and one relay team scored for the University of Michigan men’s swimming and diving team on the third day of the NCAA Championships on Friday (March 26) at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. After two days of competition, the Wolverines sit in 11th place (100 points).

The swim of the evening came at the end of the session, as the foursome of Wyatt Davis, Will Chan, River Wright and Luiz Gustavo Borges finished sixth in the 200-yard medley relay (1:22.81). Borges anchored in 18.49, the third-fastest split in the field.

Four swimmers earned second swims on Friday, all coming in the consolation finals. Senior Will Roberts began the day with an inspirational swim in the 400-yard IM, posting a lifetime best (3:44.05) from heat one. He finished 16th (3:48.24). Junior Jared Daigle just missed the top 16, finishing 17th (3:44.23), while sophomore Danny Berlitz was 25th (3:46.86).

Junior Patrick Callan snuck in to take a lane in the 200-yard freestyle, moving up three spots from his seed to take 13th (1:33.19). Freshman Jake Mitchell swam in preliminaries, tying for 21st (1:34.21).

Like Callan, Chan also made a move up in the evening, jumping three spots to take 13th in the 100-yard breaststroke (51.95). Junior Mason Hunter was 25th (52.63).

Wright got a second swim in the 100-yard butterfly by .02 seconds in the morning, finishing 15th in finals (45.88).

Two swimmers took to the water for the 100-yard backstroke in the morning. Davis tied for 34th (47.28) and junior Eric Storms was 36th (47.36).

Senior Ross Todd was in action on the three-meter springboard, finishing 35th (307.85). He will return for platform tomorrow.

The NCAA Championships conclude Saturday (March 27) at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. Preliminaries begin at 10 a.m. and finals begin at 6 p.m. Both events will be streamed live on ESPN3.