Aug. 10, 2012
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -
Indiana Hoosiers posted a total of six top-10 finishes on day four of USA Swimming's U.S. Open Friday night at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis.
Junior Cody Miller was second among collegians and third overall in the 100-meter breaststroke, clocking a time of 1:01.11. Miller has all but cemented himself a spot at the 2013 World University Games, also finishing second among collegiate swimmers in the 200-meter breaststroke.
Senior Jim Barbiere took fifth in the 100-meter freestyle, touching the wall in 1:50.74. That bettered his time of 1:50.93 from prelims. Sophomore Steve Schmuhl was 18th with a time of 1:51.19.
In the consolation final of the 100-meter breaststroke, senior Ashley Specht placed second, good for 10th overall (1:09.95).
Former NCAA Champion Kate Fesenko won the consolation final and finished 10th overall in the 100-meter backstroke with her time of 1:01.95. Junior James Wells finished eighth in the men's race (55.47), while junior Eric Ress was 10th (55.78).
Competition concludes tomorrow.
19. Lindsay Vrooman - 2:03.46 (2:04.12 prelims)
5. Jim Barbiere - 1:50.74 (1:50.93 prelims)
18. Steve Schmuhl - 1:51.19 (1:52.57 prelims)
34. Titus Knight - 1:53.14
10. Ashley Specht - 1:09.95 (1:10.43 prelims)
3. Cody Miller - 1:01.11 (1:01.91 prelims)
36. Ian Boggs - 1:06.20
9. Kate Fesenko - 1:01.95 (1:02.77 prelims)
8. James Wells - 55.47 (55.72 prelims)
10. Eric Ress - 55.78 (55.85 prelims)