March 2, 2018
Southport, Australia – Senior Ohio State swimmer Meg Bailey is having a fantastic week back in her home country of Australia at the 2018 Hancock Prospecting Australian Swimming Trials. Earlier today, Bailey earned herself a bronze in the 200 individual medley with a time of 2:13.73.
Bailey registered the fastest qualifying time in the event with a readout of 2:13.28, which is an Ohio State school record and a personal best by more than two seconds; the time of 2:13.28 is the seventh-best time in the world in 2018. Earlier in the meet, she placed fourth in the 200 butterfly. She qualified in the prelims with a time of 2:10.66 and then lowered that to a personal best 2:10.64 in the finals.
Bailey will swim in the prelims of the 400 IM at 9 p.m. ET on Friday. Bailey is one of nine Buckeye individuals that will swim at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion for the Women’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships (March 14-17).