Men's Swimming

    No. 14 Indiana Plays Host to No. 4 Michigan and No. 6 Tennessee This Saturday

    Go Hoosiers! Indiana begins its run toward the Big Ten and NCAA Championships with a tri-meet against No. 4 Michigan and No. 6 Tennessee this weekend.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Indiana begins its run toward the Big Ten and NCAA Championships with a tri-meet against No. 4 Michigan and No. 6 Tennessee this weekend.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Jan. 7, 2009

    Indiana vs. Michigan/Tennessee- Meet Notes Get Acrobat Reader

    NO. 14 INDIANA vs. NO. 4 MICHIGAN/NO. 6 TENNESSEE

    Jan. 10 - Noon

    Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center

    Bloomington, Ind.

    SETTING THE SCENE
    • Indiana returns from its winter training trip to play host to two of the top teams in the nation in a tri-meet with No. 4 Michigan and No. 6 Tennessee.
    • The Hoosiers and Michigan have already met once this season, a 227-151 win for the Wolverines.
    • The men's meet is schedule to begin at noon with the following order of events:
    200 Medley Relay
    1000 Freestyle
    200 Freestyle
    100 Backstroke
    100 Breaststroke
    200 Butterfly
    50 Freestyle
    1 Meter Diving
    100 Freestyle
    200 Backstroke
    200 Breaststroke
    50 Freestyle
    100 Butterfly
    3 Meter Dive
    200 Individual Medley
    400 Freestyle Relay

    NEWS AND NOTES
    • The Hoosiers fared well in their last collegiate outing in November, the Hoosierland Invite.
    Matt Lenton recorded an NCAA B cut in the 50 free with a time of 20.02, placing third.
    Ante Zoricic recorded a career best in the 100 free with a time of 43.98 coming on a relay split.
    Titus Knight continues to show marked improvement in his sophomore season. He posted a career-best and NCAA B time of 1:36.27 in the 200 free at the U.S. Short Course Nationals in December where he finished sixth.  He has the top seven times in the event this season.
    • Knight also posted a career best and NCAA B time in the 500 free (4:21.14) at the Hoosierland Invite. His career bests in the 50 free (21.07), 1,650 free (15:47.01) and 200 IM (2:02.97) also came at the Hoosierland Invite.
    • Knight posted a career time of 44.80 in the 100 free at the Short Course Nationals, giving him personal bests in six events so far this season.
    • Freshman Eric Ress placed first in the C final of the 500 free at the U.S. Short Course Nationals with an NCAA B time of 4:22.90. He was third in the C final of the 100 back (48.88) and finished seventh in the championship final of the 200 back (1:45.13).
    Cody Weik had a strong showing at the Hoosierland Invite with career bests in the 200 IM (1:49.88) and 500 free (4:29.86).
    • Weik currently has the fastest times on the team this season in the 200 fly (1:47.34), 200 IM (1:49.88) and 400 IM (3:50.99). Weik achieved his time in the 400 IM in a first-place finish in the C final at the Short Course Nationals. It is also an NCAA B cut.
    • Indiana is 2-2 in dual meets this season.
    • In a 158-129 dual meet win over Northwestern on Oct. 24, Aaron Opell led the way with wins in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke, 400 individual medley and 400 medley relay.
    • Senior Matt Lenton was also a multiple winner with victories in the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle and 100-yard butterfly. He also swam the anchor leg of the victorious 400-yard freestyle relay.
    Landon Marzullo took first in the 1-meter at the Hoosierland Invite with a pool record score of 402.40. He also won the platform competition with a score of 387.85.
    • He was second on the 3-meter with a score of 425.35 at the Ohio State Invitational in December
    • A very young Indiana squad opened its season on a strong note with a dominating 189-108 win over Kentucky on Oct. 18.
    • The Hoosiers took first in all but three events, led by a record-setting performance from sophomore diver Landon Marzullo.
    • Marzullo took first in the one-meter, then came back to set a pool record with a score of 421.30 in the three-meter.

    DID YOU KNOW?
    • This season Hoosiers have posted times and scores among the Indiana all-time top 10 in the 100 free (Ante Zoricic), 200 free (Titus Knight), 1-meter springboard (Landon Marzullo), three-meter springboard (Landon Marzullo) and Platform (Landon Marzullo).

    NATIONAL RANKINGS
    • The College Swimming Coaches Association of America put out their latest national rankings on Dec. 5 and Indiana is remains at No. 14.
    • The Hoosiers were No. 14 in the preseason rankings and stayed there in the second poll on Oct. 31 and the third poll on Nov. 14.
    • Michigan is the top-ranked Big Ten team at No. 4, followed by No. 9 Minnesota, No. 10 Ohio State, the Hoosiers, No. 15 Purdue and No. 17 Penn State.


     

     

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