The Indiana men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams will host the Louisville Cardinals on Senior Day on Friday, Jan. 27 at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatic Center in Bloomington, Ind. on Friday.
The dual meet will get underway on Friday at 2:00 p.m. ET, with diving events during the swimming breaks. The meet will be streamed live onBTN Plus, while live swimming results can be found atIUHoosiers.com. Diving results can be found at DiveMeets.com.
Senior Day festivities will begin at 1:40 p.m. ET on the pool deck.
The Hoosier men enter Friday’s meet ranked No. 4 in the nation in the CSCAA/TYR Top 25 with a 10-0 record in dual meets this season, while the Louisville men are ranked No. 7 in the country.
The IU women enter the meet ranked No. 14 in the nation with a dual-meet record of 7-3, while the Cardinal women’s squad is ranked No. 10 in the country.
Friday will be a standard, 32-event dual meet featuring the 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay.
– West side of Eigenmann Parking lot at 10th & Union will be free of charge.
– IU SRSC lot will be $10 (Note: Cars parking in the grass or not in a parking spot may be ticketed or towed).
– Jordan Garage will be $10 (must show meet flyer/program to receive event rate).
– Guests parking in the Sunrise lot on 10th St without proper university permit may be ticketed or towed.
Hoosiers Sweep Rival Purdue
The No. 4-ranked Indiana men’s team moved to 10-0 on the dual-meet season with a 182.5-117.5 win over Purdue. The No. 14 IU women’s team improved to 7-3 on the year in dual meets with a 155-139 victory. Both teams had great showings against the rival Boilermakers, as the men’s squad won 12 of 16 events, while the women’s team placed first in 10 of the 16 events.
IU Men Take Down No. 13 Michigan
The Indiana men beat the No. 13 Wolverines, 167-133, on Jan. 13. The win marked the first for the Hoosiers over Michigan in a dual meet since the 2010-11 season.
Hoosiers in the CSCAA/TYR Top 25
In the fifth CSCAA/TYR Top 25 released on Jan. 18, the Indiana men were ranked No. 4 in the nation, while the IU women came in at No. 14.
In the first CSCAA/TYR Top 25 poll released on Oct. 26, the Indiana men’s swimming and diving team was ranked No. 1 in the nation after sweeping both Texas and Florida to start the season. The women’s team was ranked No. 12 in the country.
IU Racks up Medals at FINA Short Course World Championships
Lilly King led a group of five IU swimmers that won medals at the 2016 FINA Short Course World Championships in Windsor, Ontario in December. Over the course of the six-day competition, current, former and postgrad Indiana swimmers combined for 12 medals – six gold, five silver and one bronze. King took home five medals, including four golds, while Blake Pieroni won two silver medals and one bronze. IU alum Cody Miller won a gold medal to go with a silver.
Also winning medals on the week were Kennedy Goss and IU postgrad Zane Grothe. Goss won gold with Team Canada in the 800 freestyle relay, while Zane Grothe won silver with Team USA in the 800 freestyle relay.
IU Sends 11 to Rio Olympics, Winning Seven Medals
The Indiana Swimming and Diving program sent 13 swimmers, divers and coaches to the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics – James Connor, alumna Amy Cozad, Marwan Elkamash, Kennedy Goss, Michael Hixon, Ali Khalafalla, Lilly King, alum Cody Miller, Jessica Parratto, Blake Pieroni and Anze Tavcar. Drew Johansen served as the head coach of USA diving, while Ray Looze was an assistant coach for USA Swimming.
At the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics, the IU swimmers and divers won a total of seven medals – four golds, one silver and two bronze. Lilly King headlined the group with two gold medals, while Cody Miller won gold and bronze. Blake Pieroni earned a gold medal as a member of Team USA’s 4×100 freestyle relay team, junior Kennedy Goss earned a bronze medal as a member of Team Canada’s 4×200 freestyle relay team and junior diver Michael Hixon won silver in the men’s 3m synchronized springboard.
King Wins Two NCAA Titles in 2015
Indiana’s Lilly King dominated the breaststroke at the 2016 NCAA Championships, winning both the 100 and 200 breast with the fastest short-course yard times in history. The freshman broke every record in the event with her historic swim – the American, NCAA, NCAA Meet, U.S. Open, Indiana school, Big Ten and Georgia Tech Pool records – and owns all of the aforementioned records in both the 100 and 200 breast. In total, King recorded an impressive four All-America honors at her first NCAA Championships.
News courtesy of Indiana Athletics.