INDIANA UPSETS NINTH-RANKED MICHIGAN
January 29, 1999 INDIANA UPSETS NINTH-RANKED MICHIGAN
The Indiana swimming and diving pulled off one the biggest wins in recent history Friday evening at the Counsilman/Billingsley Center. The Hoosiers soundly defeated the Michigan Wolverines 137-106.
The last time Indiana defeated Michigan in a dual meet was in 1989 when the Hoosiers won 63-50.
Indiana set the tone early with a win in the 400 medley relay. Ken Ackermann, Tom Davis, Jason Carlberg and Don Gold combined to put up a season-best time of 3:21.05.
The meet went back and forth until the 200 butterfly and 100 freestyle. Indiana held a slim 67-64 lead and opened it up to 95-74 after the 100 free. Jason Carlberg won the 200 fly in a time of 1:52.49. In the 100 free, the Hoosiers swept the top three spots with Gold, Brian Stryker, and Tom Wanezek finishing one, two, three, respectively.
From that point, Indiana never looked back as they won three of the last four events. Ackermann was victorious in the 200 back with a time of 1:47.72. After Michigan took the top three spots in the 500 freestyle, Tom Davis sealed the win for the Hoosiers with a first in the 200 breast. Davis won in a time of 2:00.64.
Mike Collier placed first on the three-meter with a winning score of 346.42. Ryan Kosanic placed finished in third place.
Indiana finished the meet with a first and second in the 400 free relay. Wanezek, Carlberg, Stryker and Gold put together a winning time of 3:03.18.
Indiana will be in action again tomorrow when they host the Michigan
State Spartans. It is also Senior Day as all of Indiana's senior will be
honored prior to the meet. The first event
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