Men's Swimming

    White Takes Down School Record in 400 Free at U.S. Open

    Go Hoosiers! Sophomore Niiki White added her name to the IU record book with a time of 4:12.80 in the 400 freestyle.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Sophomore Niiki White added her name to the IU record book with a time of 4:12.80 in the 400 freestyle.
    Go Hoosiers!

    Aug. 7, 2009

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. - Indiana University sophomore Nikki White picked up her second school record of the meet on day three of the 2009 U.S. Open being contested at the Weyerhauser King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way, Wash.


        White trimmed three seconds off Amanda Smith's record in the 400-meter freestyle with a time of 4:12.80, finishing 10th. Sophomore Brittany Strumbel posted the second-fastest time in school history in the same B final with a mark of 4:15.48 to place tied for 11th. White also set a school mark in the 800 free on the first day of competition.

        Junior Brittany Barwegen swam the prelims of the 100-meter butterfly with a time of 1:02.10, while incoming freshman Taylor Wohrley touched the wall in 1:05.84.

        The Hoosier men were well represented in the 400 free, led by junior Titus Knight's sixth-place finish in the championship final (3:53.88). Sophomore Jimmy Barbiere won the B final and placed ninth overall with a time of 3:54.49, while sophomore Ryan Hinshaw was 14th (3:55.42). Sophomore Tyler Shedron posted a time of 4:03.43 (48th), while incoming freshman Bryant Honsa was 49th in 4:03.47.

    WOMEN
    400 Freestyle (prelims)

    11. Nikki White- 4:16.39
    14. Brittany Strumbel- 4:17.16
    B FINAL
    10. Nikki White- 4:12.80 (School Record)
    T11. Brittany Strumbel- 4:15.48

    100 Butterfly (prelims)
    43. Brittany Barwegen- 1:02.10
    99. Taylor Wohrley- 1:05.84

    MEN
    400 Freestyle (prelims)

    6. Titus Knight- 3:53.84
    10. Jimmy Barbiere- 3:55.39
    13. Ryan Hinshaw- 3:56.19
    48. Tyler Shedron- 4:03.43
    49. Bryant Honsa- 4:03.47
    CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
    6. Titus Knight- 3:53.88
    B FINAL
    9. Jimmy Barbiere- 3:54.49
    14. Ryan Hinshaw- 3:55.42

    100 Butterfly (prelims)
    74. Bryant Honsa- 57.02


     

     


       

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