Men's Swimming

    Hoosiers Hit the Pool In Dual with No. 1 Texas and No. 5 Michigan

    Go Hoosiers! Titus Knight was Indiana's top finisher in both the 200 and 500 freestyle events.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Titus Knight was Indiana's top finisher in both the 200 and 500 freestyle events.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Nov. 1, 2008

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. - After the first of two days of competition, the Indiana men's swimming and diving team trails No. 1 Texas, 148-55, and No. 5 Michigan, 143-60, in a double dual meet being held at Canham Natatorium in Ann Arbor, Mich.

    The meet concludes Saturday with an afternoon session beginning at 1 p.m.

    Bryan Chovanec, Ante Zoricic, Matt Lenton and Titus Knight took third in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:22.93. Knight was also the top IU finisher in the 500 freestyle, touching the wall in 4:23.80 which was good for fourth place.

    Cody Weik led Indiana in the 200 individual medley with a fifth-place showing (1:50.79), with teammate Aaron Opell 10th (1:55.98). Weik was also the top Hoosier finisher in the 400 IM with a third-place time of 3:55.23. Opell finished second among the IU swimmers in 10th (4:07.46).

    In an all-out sprint, Lenton and Chovanec tied for third in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.22, while Zoricic was fifth (20.34).

    Reigning Big Ten Diver of the Week Landon Marzullo placed second in the three-meter (367.60) and third in the one-meter (345.35) springboard events. Freshman Linus Altman-Kurosaki was sixth on both the three-meter (302.75) and the one-meter (305.75).

    Doug Spraul, Tyler Lemert, Cameron Owen and Weik teamed up to finish fifth in the 400 individual medley relay (3:26.77), while the team of Eric Ress, Opell, Matthew O'Brien and Lenton was sixth (3:28.63).

     

     

    Tim Blue touched the wall in 51.28 to finish ninth in the 100 butterfly, with teammate Owen right on his heels at 51.64 for 10th.

    Knight added another top-five finish to his haul by taking fifth in the 200 freestyle (1:38.53). Freshman Jim Barbiere was next in line in 10th (1:43.92).

    The day ended with the 200 medley relay as the Hoosier quartet of Spraul, Lemert, O'Brien and Chovanec placed fifth (1:34.84).

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