Record-Setting Swims on Day 2 of the US Open
July 31, 2013
IRVINE, Calif. - Senior Lindsay Vrooman recorded her second school record in as many days, and senior Bronwyn Pasloski posted a record-setting swim to lead the Indiana contingent at the U.S. Open in Irvine, Calif.
In the team standings, the IU men are currently seventh with 47 points. The women are fourth at 78 points, with the teams combined in fifth place.
After setting a new IU mark in 400-meter freestyle prelims with a time of 4:10.01, Vrooman shaved another two seconds off her time to earn the silver medal in 4:08.13. Sophomore Haley Lips also competed in the event, clocking a time of 4:25.33 (58th).
Pasloski also set a new IU record in morning prelims, going 2:32.48 in the 200-meter breaststroke to qualify 12th for the evening session. She came back to lower that mark by nearly two seconds, finishing 10th overall in 2:30.98. Sophomore Siri Kristiansen finishes 20th overall, with her time of 2:33.24 the third-fastest time in school history.
Senior Cody Miller placed second in the men's 200-meter breaststroke final with a time of 2:10.99, the third-fastest swim in IU history. Sophomore Tanner Kurz won the consolation final and placed ninth overall in 2:14.56. Junior Mike Hurley was 28th overall in 2:17.61.
All four Hoosier women in the 200-meter backstroke made it back for the evening session, led by junior Dorina Szekeres who took 12th in 2:14.86. Junior Cynthia Pammett was 16th (2:16.33), with junior Allie Day 21st (2:16.96) and sophomore Shelby Carroll 22nd (2:17.17).
In the men's event, junior Steve Schmuhl finished 18th (2:01.12) and senior James Wells 38th (2:04.50). In the final event of the night, Schmuhl, Hurley, Wells and Miller placed 10th in the 400-meter freestyle relay in 3:24.50.
200 Breaststroke 10. Bronwyn Pasloski -2:30.98 (school record) (2:32.48 prelims; school record) 20. Siri Kristiansen - 2:33.24 (third-fastest time in school history) (2:34.57 prelims) 55. Madeline Maher - 2:43.02
400 Freestyle Relay 10. Schmuhl, Hurley, Wells, Miller - 3:24.50
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