Indiana Men and Tennessee Women Sweep Mid-West Tri-Duals

The Indiana men added their first wins of the season, beating Kentucky 208-82, and Tennessee 179-121. The Tennesse men beat the Kentucky men with a score of 177-123.

The Tennesse women, ranked eighth nationally, won 9 of 16 events to defeat No. 10 Indiana 171-123 and unranked Kentucky 214-84. The Indiana women beat Kentucky 199-95.

THE WOMEN’S MEET

Tennessee opened with a second-place finish in the 200 medley relay as Christina Leander, Molly Hannis, Faith Johnson, and Kate McNielis clocked in at 1:40.96. IU was second with a 1:41.20.

Lindsay Vrooman continued her dominance in the distance free, taking the 1,000 free in 9:38.83. Lindsay Gendron led Tennessee freshman Camryne Morris and Madeline Tegner to a 2-3-4 finish in the 1000 freestyle.

Lindsay Gendron won a close race with Haley Lips from Indiana in the 200 freestyle, posting times of 1:47.54 and 1:47.96. Tennessee’s Mary Griffith was third at 1:48.99.

The Hoosiers were first and third in the 100 backstroke with Snodgrass winning in an NCAA provisional time of 54.60. Christina Leander was second at 56.19 and Allie Day was third in 56.36.

Tennesse’s Molly Hannis won the 100 breaststroke with a 1:01.40. Pasloski took second in the 100 breaststroke in 1:01.99, which is also an NCAA B cut.

Heather Lundstrom won another event for Tennessee, taking the 200 butterfly with a 1:58.74. Olivia Barker went a season-best 1:58.88 (NCAA B cut) to finish second in the 200 butterfly.

Faith Johnson led Tennessee to a 1-2-3 sweep of the 50 freestyle. Harper Bruens was second and Cherelle Thompson was third, finishing at 22.82, 23.41, and 23.50, respectively.

 

After the diving break, Tennesse almost managed to sweep the 100 freestyle, but Indiana’s Cynthia Pammett touched third in the 100 free (51.17), narrowly edging out Kate McNielis for third place. Faith Johnson was first with her time of 50.05 and Harper Bruens second at 51.09.

Snodgrass cruised to an easy win in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:57.92 (NCAA B cut). Tennessee teammates Amanda Carner was second, 2:00.62, and Anna DeMonte was third, 2:01.28.

Molly Hannis the 200 breaststroke in 2:14.99, followed by Bronwyn Pasloski in second at 2:16.07. Kendra Crew was third in 2:19.73.

Vrooman added a win in the 500 free to her collection, clocking in at 4:42.95 (NCAA B cut). Lindsay Gendron was second for Tennessee at 4:44.18 and Camryne Morris was third at 4:52.85.

Christiana Becthel won the 100 butterfly (53.32) and Gia Dalesandro took second in the 100 fly (53.32-NCAA B cut).

Right after swimming the 100 butterfly, Gia Dalesandro led a 2-3 IU finish in the 200 IM, going 2:04.21, with Szekeres third (2:04.66). Lauren Driscoll won the IM with her 2:03.82.

Kate Hillman took second on the 3-meter springboard with 286.00 points. She took third on the 1-meter with a score of 248.05.

The meet ended with the 400 free relay as the Tennessee relay posted a 3:22.08 and Indiana took second in 3:24.99.

THE MEN’S MEET

The Indiana men’s swimming and diving team picked up their first wins of the season in dominating fashion, defeating Kentucky 208-92 and Tennessee 179-121 at home on friday.

The Indiana men opened with a first-place finish in the 200 medley relay, going 1:29.98 with James Wells, Cody Miller, Max Irwin and Tanner Kurz. Kentucky finished in second place with a 1:29.98, followed by Tennessee at 1:30.44.

Eric Ress won the 1,000 free with a season-best time of 9:14.31. Brandon Flynn was second for the Wildcats at 9:15.34, and David Herron was 9:17.12 for Tennessee. The second and third place finishers are both freshman.

The Hoosier men went 1-2-3 in the 200 free with Anze Tavcar first in 1:38.19. Max Irwin was second (1:39.68) and Jackson Miller third (1:39.26). James Wells won the 100 backstroke in 48.26 (NCAA B cut). Teammates from Tennessee, Sean Lehane and Jimmy Dagley, were second and third at 48.79 and 49.91, respectively.

It was a 1-3 finish for IU in the 100 breaststroke with Cody Miller winning in 55.01 (NCAA B cut) and Tanner Kurz third (56.05). Tennessee’s freshman, Ross Dibblin, was second at 55.97.

Steve Schmuhl won the 200 butterfly in 1:50.45, while Tristian Slater touched in second at 1:51.06.

Kentucky’s Eric Bruck won the 50 freestyle, touching in 20.04, followed by Luke Percy from Tennessee. Indiana’s Anze Tavcar placed third in the 50-yard free sprint (20.70).  Following a diving break, Tavcar was third again in the 100 free (44.98). Luke Percy took the victory in the 100 freestyle at 44.66, leading his teammate, Sam Rairden, to a second place finish at 44.93.

Eric Ress went 1:44.93 (NCAA B cut) to win the 200 backstroke, with James Wells third in a time of 1:47.93. Sean Lehane was second with a 1:45.13.

Miller won the 200 breast in 2:00.34. He won the race comfortably, seconds ahead of Tristan Slater and Ross Dibblin.

Picking up his third win of the day, Ress went 4:31.69 in the 500 free, with Jackson Miller second (4:32.90).

Kentucky’s Lucas Gerotto won the 100 butterfly at 49.00. Irwin took second in the 100 fly (49.23), followed by Jacob Thulin from Tennessee in third with a time of 49.81.

Indiana went 1-2 in the 200 individual medley with Cody Miller winning his third event with a 1:49.68, and Schmuhl second in 1:51.40.

Emad Abdelatif won the men’s 1-meter springboard with 350.20 points.

Mauricio Robles won the 3m for Tennessee with a score of 371.05.Bryce Ogden and Conor Murphy went 2-3 on the 3-meter, with Ogden tallying a score of 368.10, and Murphy 354.50.

The meet ended with the 400 free relay, as Tennessee takes the win in 2:59.60, followed by Indiana, who took second in 3:01.26.

Click here for the meet results.

 

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The writer formerly known as "Troy Gennaro", better known as Tony Carroll, has been working with SwimSwam since April of 2013. Tony grew up in northern Indiana and started swimming in 2003 when his dad forced him to join the local swim team. Reluctantly, he joined on the condition that …

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