The Hoosier men will face one of their toughest tests of the season this Saturday, Nov. 6, as they travel to take on Michigan and Texas in a double dual meet in Ann Arbor, Mich. The meet will begin at noon ET. Live results can be found here. The event lineup is still TBA. The teams will swim on Friday in a non-scored meet featuring races such as the 300-yard individual medley and 75-yard butterfly. This is the fourth time that this double dual meet has taken place. Previous results: 2007-08: L, 133-167 vs. Michigan; L, 119-181 vs. Texas 2008-09: L, 151-227 vs. Michigan; L, 153-209 vs. Texas 2010-11: T, 150-150 vs. Michigan; L, 119-181 vs. Texas Indiana also faced Texas in a dual meet in 2009-10, a 149-179 loss in Austin.
Up Next The Hoosiers will travel to State College, Pa. on Nov. 18-19 to take on Penn State and Virginia.
About the Hoosier Men The Hoosiers are 2-0 on the season after wins over Tennessee and Kentucky on Oct. 22 in Knoxville. Sophomore Cody Miller was a double winner in the 100 breaststroke and 200 breaststroke, earning Big Ten Swimmer of the Week honors for the first time in his career. Miller recorded a time of 55.61 in the 100 breast, and his time of 2:00.63 in the 200 breast is an NCAA B cut. He also took second in the 200 individual medley (1:51.97) and helped the Hoosiers to an NCAA B cut and second-place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:29.93). Sophomore Darian Schmidt was named the Big Ten Diver of the Week after his performance in Knoxville. Schmidt earned a pair of third-place finishes in the 1-meter and 3-meter events to help clinch the win over Tennessee. His score of 329.45 on the 1-meter springboard is an NCAA Zone qualifying mark. Ryan Hinshaw was victorious in the 1,000-yard freestyle and the 500-yard freestyle. Jim Barbiere earned top honors in the 200-yard freestyle, while Tyler Shedron was a winner in the 200-yard butterfly. Daniel Kanorr was the top sprinter at the meet, winning the 50-yard freestyle and placing third in the 100-yard freestyle. Freshman Steve Schmuhl earned his first collegiate victory with a win in the 200-yard backstroke.
Barbiere Named Team Captain Indiana University junior swimmer Jim Barbiere has been selected as a team captain, head coach Ray Looze announced on Nov. 2. Barbiere joins senior Andrew Taylor, junior Ryan Hinshaw, sophomore Cody Miller and junior Eric Ress as team captains. "We are excited to name Jimmy one of this year's team captains along with Andrew Taylor, Ryan Hinshaw, Cody Miller and Eric Ress," Looze said. "He has demonstrated captain-like qualities this season without a title which has compelled the coaching staff to make this decision now. We look forward to enhancing our already fantastic team chemistry with his leadership."
About The Coaches Ray Looze enters his seventh year at the helm of both the men's and women's swimming programs and his 10th year of mentoring the men at Indiana University. Looze has guided the women to four Big Ten titles in his seven years at the helm of the program and led the men to a Big Ten crown in 2006. Diving coach Dr. Jeff Huber is in his 23rd season at Indiana. He has been recognized as the Big Ten Coach of the Year on 13 occasions (six for women's and seven for men's) and has coached student-athletes to 41 Big Ten titles and 18 Big Ten Divers of the Year in his 22-year tenure at IU.