Nov. 19, 2011
Penn State, Virginia, Indiana Results
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. -
The Indiana men's swimming and diving team came up with a pair of dual meet victories this weekend, defeating Penn State 226-127, and Virginia (217-136) in State College, Pa. Indiana is now 4-2 on the season.
Indiana opened with a second-place finish in the 200 medley relay as James Wells, Cody Miller, Steve Schmuhl and Daniel Kanorr finished in 1:29.69, an NCAA B cut. The Hoosier B team of Adam Twer, Mike Hurley, Tyler Shedron and Alex Kotliarsky finished sixth (1:35.63).
Ryan Hinshaw paced the way for Indiana in the 1,000 freestyle, taking third in 9:17.37. Andrew Taylor was fourth (9:21.18) and Alex Kotliarsky sixth (9:25.07).
Kanorr was the first Hoosier winner on the day, clocking a 20.78 in the 50 freestyle, Jim Barbiere was third (21.02) and John Schnittker seventh (21.66).
Wells picked up his first win of the season in the 100 backstroke, touching the wall in. 48.75. Schmuhl was third (50.75) and Twer 11th (53.66). Miller came up 7/100ths of a second short in the 200 breaststroke race, taking second in 2:02.56. Sam Trahin was fifth (2:05.25) and Nicholas Schwab seventh (2:05.62).
Schmuhl was the second-place finisher in the 200-yard butterfly (49.50), followed by Shedron in fifth (50.97) and Joe Powell in 10th (52.56).
Barbiere added to the Hoosiers' winners tally with a victory in the 200 freestyle (1:38.85). Taylor was fifth (1:41.96) and Schnittker seventh (1:42.47).
Trahin was also a first-time winner on Saturday with a time of 3:56.79 in the 400 individual medley. Shedron was fifth (3:59.89) and Schwab 10th (4:05.12).
Indiana finished the swimming portion of the meet with a third-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay as Barbiere, Kanorr, Gerth and Miller went 3:03.43. Right behind in fourth place were Shedron, Schnittker, Taylor and Hurley (3:07.89).
In diving competition, Zac Nees was a double winner on the weekend, taking the 1-meter springboard with 384.40 points. That led a 1-2-3 sweep for IU with Darian Schmidt second (331.45) and Bryce Ogden third (309.70).