|A packed house at Canham Natatorium
We arrived at Canham 15 minutes late and were surprised (and happy for the athletes) to find that the stands were nearly packed. We were stuck sitting by the warm-up pool, but we were still able to see all of the action, except the diving was a little bit too far from us to really enjoy it.
|Michigan's 19 National Championship banners
An upset over Michigan would have been historic for MSU, but the Spartans did not make history on this day. Michigan won every swimming event, but MSU did win two of the diving events. Despite the lopsided results, MSU did have some strong swims, including exciting races in the 50-yard men's breaststroke and the men's 200-yard freestyle relay races. In both races,the MSU swimmers pushed U of M's swimmers but came up just short, finishing second.
|MSU swimmers watching the men's 200-yard freestyle relay
|Our daughters watching the swimmers compete
|The Wolverines Trooper
And, in this case, Go Green and White too.