Men's Swimming

    Six Top-10 Finishes Highlight Day 4 at U.S. Open

    Go Hoosiers! Cody Miller touched the wall third in the 100 breaststroke at the U.S. Open Friday.
    Go Hoosiers!
    Cody Miller touched the wall third in the 100 breaststroke at the U.S. Open Friday.
    Go Hoosiers!

    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.

    200 Freestyle
    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

    100 Breaststroke
    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

    100 Backstroke
    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)


     

     

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