Dylan Carter Drops 1:37.9 200 Free in Trojan Win Over UCSB


Dylan Carter starred for the USC Trojans yesterday, putting up two individual wins and lending his hand for quick splits on both relays as USC toppled UCSB, 179 to 78.

Carter posted a 1:37.90 to obliterate the 200 free competition, and returned to win the 100 free in 45.47. He was huge on relays, splitting a 20.74 as the 200 medley relay butterflier and splitting a 19.68 on the 200 free relay.

Sophomore Carsten Vissering had a strong showing as well, easily taking the 100 breast (55.72) and then posting the fastest 200 breast time (2:06.30), the latter being done in exhibition. Vissering also led off USC‘s victorious 200 free relay, and threw down a 24.78 split on the 200 medley relay.

UCSB found its way to the win column in the 100 fly and 100 IM, back to back events towards the end of the meet. Sophomore Yoessef Tibazi popped a 48.88 for the 100 fly win, while freshman Douglas Noguiera was victorious in the 100 IM (52.41).


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Junior Dylan Carter won a pair of races on Saturday (Oct. 1), one of nine Trojans who also posted first-place finishes as the USC men’s swimming and diving team defeated host UC Santa Barbara, 179-78, to improve to 2-0 in its second road meet in as many days.

Carter won the 200y free in 1:37.90, posting the day’s only NCAA B cut in the early-season tilt. Sophomore Walker Bell was second in 1:41.55. Carter later came back to win the 100y free in 45.47.

The Trojans won both relays, opening the competition as junior Ralf Tribuntsov, sophomore Carsten Vissering, Carter and sophomore Kyle Grissomwon in 1:28.94.

Junior Pawel Furtek captured the first individual event with a 9:41.57 in the 1000y free, winning with a 3.52 buffer. Tribuntsov took the 100y back in 48.53 to sophomore Patrick Mulcare’s 49.11. Mulcare later came back to win the 200y back in 1:49.02.

Vissering won the 100y breast for the second day in a row with a 55.72 and was followed by a victory by senior co-captain Michael Domagala in the 200y fly (1:49.13).

Freshman Mario Koenigsperger captured the 200y breast in 2:07.93, Grissom won the 50y free in 20.77 and Bell, a day after winning the 1000, won the 500y free in 4:40.13.

USC wrapped up the meet with a win in the 200y free relay as Vissering, Carter, Tribuntsov and Grissom took first in 1:22.50.


Courtesy UCSB Athletics 

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – In the 2016-17 season opener, the UC Santa Barbara men’s swimming team faced off against the men of University of Southern California. The UCSB team gave several freshmen their first collegiate swims and put up a valiant effort against the Trojans in the 179-78 loss.

The meet began with the 200 medley relay where the UCSB “A” team (1:32.80) placed second. Jake Rollo (24.22) led off with the backstroke leg, followed by Jonathan Panchak(26.06) in breaststroke, Yoessef Tibazi (21.93) in butterfly, and Riley Ferguson (20.59) in freestyle. The USC “A” relay (1:28.94) took first in the event.

Freshman Joseph Lastelic placed second in his first collegiate individual event, the men’s 1000 freestyle. Lastelic (9:45.09) came in behind USC‘s Pawel Furtek (9:41.57) and in front of third place finisher Jake Rollo (9:52.64).

Matthew Elkington took third in his first collegiate individual event in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:42.49.

Douglas Nogueira (50.91) took third in the 100 backstroke and Joe Kmak took (58.14) second in the 100 breaststroke.

The men’s 50 freestyle hosted another tight race, with freshman Riley Ferguson (21.17) taking second in the event. Fischer Basham (21.90) took fourth.

Senior Yoessef Tibazi (46.09) followed up the 50’s with a second place finish in the 100 freestyle.

Douglas Nogueira (1:51.92) was narrowly edged out by USC‘s Patrick Mulcare (1:49.02) to take second in the 200 backstroke.

Joseph Lastelic (4:42.08) challenged USC‘s Walker Bell (4:40.13) to a tight race in the 500 freestyle, just losing out to Bell in the final 50 yards.

Yoessef Tibazi (48.88) brought home the Gauchos’ first win of the day in the 100 butterfly, beating out USC‘s Michael Domagala (49.35) by over half a second. Douglas Noguiera (52.41) followed up Tibazi’s win with a 1-2-3 Gaucho victory in the first 100 IM event appearance in UCSB history. Tibazi (53.70) took second in the event, followed by Javier Lopez(54.33) in third.

The Gaucho men will be back at Campus Pool next Saturday, October 8 for their Intrasquad and Alumni races.

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5 years ago

*carsten vissering, not carter.

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Karl Ortegon

Karl Ortegon studied sociology at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT, graduating in May of 2018. He began swimming on a club team in first grade and swam four years for Wesleyan.

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