Hoosiers Drop Dual Meet at Stanford, 183-111
Oct. 12, 2013
PALO ALTO, Calif. - The Indiana men's swimming and diving team closed out its West Coast swing with a 183-111 dual meet loss at Stanford Saturday afternoon in Palo Alto, Calif.
Eric Ress, Cody Miller, James Wells and Steve Schmuhl took second in the 400 medley relay with a time of 3:20.41. Grayson Smith was the top IU finisher in the 1,650 freestyle, clocking in at 16:07.23, while Anze Tavcar paced IU in the 200 free with a time of 1:39.53.
Ress and Stanford's David Nolan battled in the 100 backstroke with Nolan coming out on top at 48.32 to Ress' 48.80. Ress would get his revenge in the 200 backstroke, topping Nolan 1:45.93 to 1:46.99.
Miller out-touched Stanford's Mason Shaw in the 100 breaststroke, winning 56.57 with Shaw second at 56.69. Tanner Kurz placed fifth at 57.33. Miller was second in the 200 breaststroke (2:02.10), with Kurz again fifth (2:07.97) and Blaine Nichols sixth (2:09.43).
Schmuhl took third in the 200 butterfly (1:49.85), followed by Max Irwin in fifth (1:52.23). Tavcar was the top Hoosier sprinter with a third-place finish in the 50 free (21.11). Tavcar was also fifth in the 100 free (45.99).
It was quite the duel in the diving well as NCAA Champion Kristian Ipsen and Hoosier Darian Schmidt went toe-to-toe on the 1-meter and 3-meter. Ipsen took the 1-meter title, 358.05-357.60, with Schmidt winning the 3-meter 383.78-376.80.
Ress went the distance for Indiana in the 500 free, coming in as the top Hoosier with a fourth-place finish (4:35.02). Jackson Miller was fifth (4:35.18) and Smith seventh (4:41.79).
In the final individual event of the day, Mike Hurley bested teammate Schmuhl in the 400 IM, winning in 4:00.77 and Schmuhl at 4:02.20. Indiana finished the meet with Jackson Miller, Irwin, Cody Miller and Anze Tavcar posting a time of 3:08.17 in the 400 free relay.
The Hoosiers are back in action Oct. 25-26 as they play host to Texas and defending NCAA Champion Michigan in a dual meet at the Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center.
Check back soon