Hoosiers Fall Short Against Texas, Michigan
Nov. 5, 2011
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - The Indiana men's swimming and diving team took on two of the top programs in the nation Saturday, falling short in a double dual meet with Texas and Michigan Saturday afternoon at Canham Natatorium in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Michigan took a 216-84 win over the Hoosiers, while Texas was victorious, 217.5-82.5. Michigan defeated Texas by a 150.5-149.5 tally. Indiana is now 2-2 on the season.
James Wells, Cody Miller, Steve Schmuhl and Daniel Kanorr took third in the 200-yard medley relay with a time of 1:31.12. In the mile it was Ryan Hinshaw leading the way for the Hoosiers, taking fourth in 15:39.93. Alex Kotliarsky was fifth (15:47.11), with Patrick Scally sixth (15:55.88).
Jim Barbiere was fourth in the 200 freestyle (1:39.04), with Tyler Shedron ninth (1:40.67) and Andrew Taylor 10th (1:41.94). Wells was less than a second off the NCAA B standard in the 100 backstroke, taking fourth in a time of 49.45.
Miller was the top Hoosier in the 100 breaststroke, finishing fourth in 56.91. Colin Hoffman was seventh (59.51) and Ian Boggs eighth (59.75). Kanorr led the way in the 100 free with a time of 46.49, placing him ninth.
Schmuhl took fourth in the 200 backstroke (1:48.11), just 6/100ths of a second out of third. Sam Trahin was the top Indiana finisher in the 200 breaststroke with a fifth-place finish in 2:06.76.
Barbiere added another top-five finish by touching the wall in 4:30.79 in the 500-yard freestyle, good for fifth. Shedron took ninth in 4:34.20. Wells was the top IU finisher in the butterfly in eighth (50.85).
Zac Nees took home a victory in the 1-meter springboard competition, tallying 408.95 points, which is an NCAA Zone qualifying score. That led a 1-2 finish for Indiana with Darian Schmidt second (359.25). Mick Dell'Orco placed fifth. (317.55).
Indiana took the second through fifth spots on the 3-meter, with Dell'Orco second (348.45), Schmidt third (341.45), Nees fourth (335.05) and Bryce Ogden fifth (322.45).
Schmuhl's sixth-place finish in the 200-yard individual medley was top for Indiana (1:51.90), while Trahin was eighth (1:52.51).
The last event of the day put Indiana fifth in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:23.56 from Kanorr, Barbiere, Wells and Hunter Hoffman.
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