Men's Swimming

    HOOSIERS TRAVEL TO COLLEGE PARK

    Go Hoosiers!
    Go Hoosiers!

    Go Hoosiers!
    January 18, 2000

    HOOSIERS TRAVEL TO COLLEGE PARK

    Meet Data

    Indiana (4-0) will face it's third Big Ten opponent of the season. The meet will take place Saturday, January 22 at 11:30 a.m. at Penn State.

    The Competitors

    The Nittany Lions are the reigning Big Ten Champions and will be looking to defend their title in February. Their only loss in a dual meet this season has been to Michigan.

    Meet Results

    Meet results will be made available on the web at www.athletics.indiana.edu following the event. They can be viewed and printed out by choosing men's swimming and diving from the main menu. Weekly updates and season best lists can be obtained at www.athletics.indiana.edu all season long.

    The Coaches

    Kris Kirchner is in his 10th season as the Indiana head men's swim coach. Jeff Huber is in his 11th season as the Indiana diving coach Huber

    Coaches Quotes

    Indiana head swimming coach Kris Kirchner:

    "We are getting ready for a quick date in College Park with the defending swimming and diving champions. We will be ready for some fast races. I know they will be ready for us. We have to be real tough to beat them this Saturday."

    National Rankings

    The IU men's swimming and diving team is currently ranked 24th according to the latest College Swimming Coaches Association of America Division I men's poll .

    Breaststroke

    The breaststroke events will be led by Henrik Wahlberg and David Schulze. Wahlberg currently holds the team's top time in the 100 breaststroke (55.81) while Schulze is on top in the 200 breaststroke (2:02.08).

    Backstroke

    Ken Ackermann and Will Bernhardt will be leading the backstroke events for IU. Ackermann is the fastest Hoosier in both the 100 (49.25) and 200 backstroke (1:47.08) thus far this season.

    Butterfly

    Ones to watch in the butterfly events are Kevin Euans and Craig Hertz. Euans owns the team's top time in the 100 butterfly (50.49) and Hertz owns the same in the 200 butterfly (1:51.45).

    Sprints

    Don Gold and Brian Stryker will be in close competition the sprint freestyle events. Gold has the top time in the 50 freestyle (21.08), the 100 freestyle (45.49) and the 200 freestyle (1:40.77). Stryker is second in both the 50 freestyle (21.18) and the 100 freestyle (46.50).

    Distance

    Joe Trent is the fastest Hoosier in both the 1000 (9:26.33) and 1650 freestyle (15:47.48) thus far this season.

    Diving

    In last weekend's diving meet, Indiana took both the one Meter and three Meter events. Tom Davidson won the one Meter with 340.42 points while Eric Robson won the three Meter event with 318.30 points.

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