Hoosier Men Sweep Dual Meet at Kentucky
Oct. 19, 2012
LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Indiana men's swimming and diving team opened the 2012-13 season with a pair of wins, taking down Tennessee (183-117) and Kentucky (196-104) in a double dual meet at the Lancaster Aquatic Center in Lexington, Ky.
It was a 1-2 finish for IU in the 1,000-yard freestyle with Ryan Hinshaw winning in 9:25.33, followed by Nicholas Schwab in second at 9:27.18. IU also took the top two spots in the 200 freestyle with Ress first (1:39.53) and Jim Barbiere second (1:39.57).
Wells gave the Hoosiers three victories in as many events with a time of 48.55 in the 100 backstroke. Miller continued the Hoosiers' winning ways with a time of 55.82, while freshman Tanner Kurz was second (57.22).
Steve Schmuhl's time of 1:50.57 was good for a nearly two-second win in the 200 butterfly, with Austin Saunders sixth (1:54.58). Kanorr was the top sprinter of the day with a win in the 50 free (20.57), while Wells was fourth (21.05).
Darian Schmidt won the 1-meter springboard event with 381.10 points, while Mick Dell'Orco was third (340.00) and Casey Johnson sixth. Schmidt took third in the 3-meter contest (358.70), and Conor Murphy fifth (326.15).
Barbiere placed second in the 100 free (45.76), with Kanorr fifth (47.22). Ress led a 1-2 Hoosier finish in the 200 backstroke, clocking in at 1:46.25, while Schmuhl was second (1:46.70).
Miller made it a clean sweep in the 200 breaststroke (2:02.51), with Zechariah Banks sixth (2:16.03). Barbiere (4:31.83) and Hinshaw (4:33.77) went 1-2 in the 500 freestyle, with Schwab fourth (4:36.68).
Wells touched the wall second in the 100 butterfly (50.18), with Schmuhl fifth (51.36). Miller became a three-time individual winner on the day with a victory in the 200-meter individual medley (1:50.72), while Tanner Kurz was seventh (1:58.71).
The day ended with a second-place showing in the 400 free relay as Ress, Kanorr, Barbiere and Schmuhl raced to a time of 3:02.67.
Indiana is back in action next weekend as both the men and women travel to Austin, Texas to take on the Texas Longhorns and Michigan Wolverines in a double dual meet.
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