Samy, Jernberg Among Top Performers as Indiana Beats Purdue


  • Jan. 25, 2020
  • Hosted by Indiana
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  1. Indiana 174
  2. Purdue 120


  1. Indiana 179
  2. Purdue 112

Mikey Calvillo and Mohamed Samy were among the double event winner for Indiana as the men and women defeated Purdue on Saturday. Calvillo got the ball rolling in the 1000 free, posting a 9:11.11. He closed out the meet with a win in the 400 IM, touching in 3:53.06. Samy nearly broke 20 in the 50 free, touching in 20.02 and returning to later win the 200 breast in 1:58.68.

Cassy Jernberg swept the distance freestyles for the women. She was the only swimmer to break 5:00 in the 500 free, posting a 4:55.39. Jernberg led the 1000 free from start to finish, winning in 10:10.52.

Teammates Emily Weiss and Cora Dupre also earned a sweep. Weiss used her front-half speed to edge out teammate Noelle Peplowski, 1:00.92 to 1:01.22, in the 100 breast. She also won the 200 breast in 2:12.18. Dupre swept the backstrokes with a 54.97 in the 100 and a 1:57.82 in the 200.


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The Indiana University men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams dominated in-state rivals Purdue by scores of 174-120 (women’s) and 179-112 (men’s) at the Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center on Saturday afternoon.

Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and his wife, Laurie Burns McRobbie, attended the meet as art of the Bicentennial celebration.

No. 5 Indiana 179, RV Purdue 112

No. 15 Indiana 174, Purdue 120

Zane Backes – 100 breaststroke (53.33); 200 medley relay (1:26.76)
Bruno Blaskovic – 100 freestyle (44.04)
Mikey Calvillo – 1,000 freestyle (9:11.11)
Gabriel Fantoni – 200 backstroke (1:48.29); 200 medley relay (1:26.76)
Matt Jerden – 200 butterfly (1:49.21)
Brandon Hamblin – 200 medley relay (1:26.76)
Jakub Karl – 200 freestyle (1:38.32)
Van Mathias – 100 butterfly (48.19)
Iago Moussalem – 200 medley relay (1:26.76)
Mohamed Samy – 100 backstroke (47.56); 200 breaststroke (1:58.68)
Cole VanDevender – 1-meter diving (345.75)

Cora Dupre – 100 backstroke (54.56); 200 backstroke (1:57.82); 100 butterfly (54.97)
Laurel Eiber – 100 freestyle (51.26)
Carla Gildersleeve – 200 butterfly (2:00.91)
Grace Haskett – 200 medley relay (1:42.10)
Maria Paula Heitmann – 200 freestyle (1:50.11)
Cassy Jernberg – 500 freestyle (4:55.39); 1,000 freestyle (10:10.52)
Shelby Koontz – 200 medley relay (1:42.10)
Noelle Peplowski – 400 IM (4:18.52); 200 medley relay (1:42.10)
Zain Smith – 1-meter diving (286.05)
Ashley Turak – 200 medley relay (1:42.10)
Emily Weiss – 100 breaststroke (1:00.92); 200 breaststroke (2:12.18)

• Prior to the meet beginning, the Indiana University swim and dive program honored the following seniors: Wyeth BrockHope HaywardMaria Paula HeitmannCassy JernbergShelby KoontzMohamed Samy, Hannah Leybo (trainer), Josiah Parr (swim manager), and Jim Schuman (swim manager).
• The Hoosiers won 23 of the 32 contested events and saw seven individuals win multiple events. Freshman Cora Dupre led the charge with three event victories.
• The Indiana men have now defeated Purdue in 10-straight dual meets, dating back to the 2009-10 season. The women’s team holds a nine-meet winning streak over the in-state rival.

A: None.
B: Zane Backes (100 breast, 53.33); Gabriel Fantoni (100 back, 47.59); Noelle Peplowski (100 breast, 1:01.22); Mohamed Samy (100 back, 47.56) Emily Weiss (100 breast, 1:00.92; 200 breast, 2:12.18)

NCAA Zones Qualifying Scores
1-Meter:  Mory Gould (320.25); Zain Smith (286.05); Cole VanDevender (345.75)
Platform: None.

The Indiana Hoosier swimming and diving teams will close out the dual meet slate with a trip to Louisville to take on the Cardinals on Jan. 31. The competition is slated to begin a 2 p.m. at the Ralph Wright Natatorium.


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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Event victories for Ben BramleyNick McDowell and Emily Meaney highlighted Purdue swimming & diving’s dual meet losses at nationally ranked Indiana on Saturday.

Bramley and Meaney teamed up for a sweep of the platform events. Bramley won by 67.35 points as the only Boilermaker competing in the men’s event. He posted a winning score of 339.30. The sophomore’s victory marked the sixth straight year that the Purdue men have won on 10-meter vs. the Hoosiers.

Meaney led the way as the Boilermakers finished 1-2-3-4 in the women’s event. Her winning score of 301.65 was only two points shy of her team season best. Maggie Merriman took second with a season-best and Zone-qualifying score of 268.20. Maycey Vieta placed third and later led the way as part of Purdue’s 2-3-4-5 finish on 1-meter.

McDowell won the 500 freestyle for his seventh individual event victory of the season, tops among the Boilermaker swimmers. The senior posted a winning time of 4:29.26. He also won the 1,000 free in Bloomington two years ago.

Freshman Sylvia Kobylak posted another NCAA provisional qualifying time (B Cut) in her premier event, the 200 breaststroke. Her time of 2:12.87 was just .05 hundredths of a second off her team season best from the Purdue Invitational. She was the runner-up in Saturday’s race after being out touched by .69 hundredths of a second.

Claire Abbasse (50 and 100 Free), Michael Juengel (100 and 200 Back), Natalie Myers (200 Back, 400 IM) and Maizie Seidl (200 and 500 Free) joined Kobylak (100 and 200 Breast) and McDowell (500 and 1,000 Free) as Boilermakers to be Purdue’s top finishers in multiple individual events Saturday.

The men’s 200 medley relay team of Michael JuengelTrent PelliniRyan Hrosik and Nikola Aćin opened the meet with a time of 1:28.90. That ranks as Purdue’s second best of the season in that event. The women’s 200 medley relay (1:42.48) and men’s 400 free relay (3:01.72) teams also accounted for season bests for those quartets that made up the relay Saturday.

The Boilermakers close out their dual meet schedules next weekend when they host Minnesota and Northwestern for the annual Big Ten Triple Duals. The two-day meet begins Friday at 6 p.m. ET. Purdue’s seniors will be recognized Saturday at 11:30 a.m. prior to the meet beginning at noon.

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