Men's Swimming and Diving Wraps Up Competition with Virginia, Penn State
Nov. 20, 2010
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. - The Indiana men's swimming and diving team completed the final day of competition in a dual meet with Virginia and Penn State held in Charlottesville, Va.
The Indiana men fell to the host Cavaliers 194-159. The score for Indiana vs. Penn State was unavailable at this time.
Senior Illya Larin's time of 9:08.35 in the 1,000 freestyle is a season best and was good for fourth place. Sophomore Ryan Hinshaw took fifth in 9:15.42, which was also a season best. Junior John Schnittker was seventh (9:29.95-season best) and sophomore Ryan Downey eighth (9:3.18).
Chovanec remained undefeated in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.30, his second NCAA provisional time of the season in the event. Senior Ante Zoricic was fourth in 21.04, with senior Titus Knight fifth at 21.09.
Ress made it a sweep in the backstroke events, following up last night's win in the 200 back with a winning time of 49.33 in the 100 back. Senior Doug Spraul was third (49.84-season best) and Wells fifth (50.49).
Miller's season-best time of 2:03.69 earned him a fourth-place finish in the 200 breaststroke. Senior Brenden Butler was fifth at 2:04.53, also a season best.
Junior Tyler Shedron was the top Hoosier in the 100 butterfly with a time of 50.14, 1/100th of a second faster than his previous season best. Ress was third in 50.22, and Spraul eighth (51.11).
Knight missed out on an NCAA B cut in the 200 freestyle by 1/10th of a second with a time of 1:38.39, good for second place. Sophomore Jim Barbiere was sixth (1:41.07), and junior Andrew Taylor seventh (1:41.18).
In the final individual event of the meet, Butler placed second in the 400 individual medley with a time of 3:57.15, just 4/100ths of a second out of first place and more than six seconds faster than his previous season mark. Sophomore Sam Trahin took third (3:59.73) and junior Cody Weik fifth (4:01.12).
The meet ended with the 400 freestyle relay as Knight, Shedron, Zoricic and Barbiere took second in 3:03.28.
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