Texas Swimming and Diving Sweeps Louisville, Indiana in Long Course Tri-Meet; Rooney, Pash Win Twice

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Maxime Rooney won two events in a long course tri-meet with Louisville and Indiana. Photo Courtesy: Connor Trimble

The No. 2 Texas Men’s Swimming and Diving team went 2-0 on Friday afternoon in the long course meter double-dual with Indiana and Louisville. Saturday’s start time is set for 9 a.m. and the three teams with compete again in short course yards.

RESULTS

Team Scores (Men)

  • No. 4 Indiana 197, No. 9 Louisville 84
  • No. 2 Texas 157.5, No. 4 Indiana 121.5
  • No. 2 Texas 187, No. 9 Louisville 88

Team Scores (Women)

  • No. 18 Indiana 166, No. 13 Louisville 115
  • No. 8 Texas 146, No. 18 Indiana 134
  • No. 8 Texas 173, No. 13 Louisville 107

Texas Swimming and Diving Press Release

Men

  • Texas went 1-2-3 in the 100 Back with Austin Katz picking up the win with a 56.73 time. Ryan Harty finished second with a 57.19 and Chris Staka came in second with a 57.54 time.
  • Sam Pomajevich took home the 200 Fly with a time of 2:01.07.
  • Drew Kibler claimed the 200 Free title with a 1:51.62 finish.
  • Daniel Krueger went for a 23.14 time to tie for first in the 50 Free.
  • Maxime Rooney won the 100 Free with a time of 50.47 and the 100 Fly with a time of 53.86.
  • Texas went 1-2 in the 200 Breast as freshmen Casper Corbeau and Jake Foster with 2:18.14 and 2:19.44, respectively. Foster added a win in the 200 IM with a time of 2:04.37.
  • Jordan Windle and Grayson Campbell went 1-2 in the 3-meter competition. Windle scored a 415.75, while Campbell went for a 389.55.

Women

  • Texas took home both relays. They opened things up with the 200 Medley Relay. The grouping of Claire Adams, Evie Pfeifer, Kelly Pash and Bridget Semenuk put together a time of 1:55.05. The Longhorns closed out the meet with a 3:46.89 time in the 400 Free Relay with Pash, Semenuk, Julia Cook and Adams.
  • In the 200 Free, Texas took second, third and fifth as Bridget Semenuk (2:02.02), Evie Pfeifer (2:02.66) and Logan Shiller (2:04.75) touched the wall.
  • Claire Adams and Julia Cook went 1-2 in the 100 Back with times of 1:03.46 and 1:04.70, respectively.
  • Kelly Pash picked up a win in the 200 Fly with a 2:11.61 time. Lauren Case came in third with a 2:16.94 finish. Pash added a second win with a 59.74 in the 100 Fly, and Case came in second at 1:01.68.
  • In the 1-meter diving competition, Texas went 1-2-3, with Paola Pineda (305.65) taking first, Jordan Skilken (288.80) coming in second, and Morgan Menniger (286.45) finishing in third.
  • Bridget Semenuk won the 100 Free with a time of 56.08, also a new Olympic Trial Qualifying time, while Claire Adams took third with a time of 57.35.
  • Evie Pfeifer won the 200 IM with a 2:15.76, and added a second-place finish with a time of 4:16.89 in the 400 Free.

Indiana Press Release

Men’s Winners

  • Mikey Calvillo – 400 freestyle (3:59.84); 800 freestyle (8:13.99)
  • Jack Franzman – 50 freestyle (23.14)
  • Jacob Steele – 200 backstroke (2:05.31)

Women’s Winners

  • Cora Dupre – 200 freestyle (2:01.94)
  • Josie Grote – 200 backstroke (2:17.22)
  • Cassy Jernberg – 400 freestyle (4:16.84); 800 freestyle (8:49.46)
  • Noelle Peplowski – 200 breaststroke (2:32.32)
  • Emily Weiss – 100 breaststroke (1:10.01)

NOTABLES

  • The Indiana men’s team dropped a dual meet for the first time in the last 35 matchups dating back to Jan. 16, 2016 against the Michigan Wolverines.
  • The men’s team compiled four victories in 15 contested events, while the women’s team captured six first-place finishes.
  • Indiana dominated the distance events as both senior Cassy Jernberg and sophomore Mikey Calvillo swept the 400 and 800 freestyle events.
  • In the diving well, four Hoosiers compiled point totals within the NCAA Zone Qualifying scores. Junior Mory Gould tallied 388.30 points in a six-dive set at 3-meters, while sophomore Cole VanDevender racked up 348.95 points and junior Seamus Scotty registered 342.25 points. Freshman Zain Smith recorded a score of 269.10 on the 1-meter board.

Louisville Press Release

UofL began the meet with a third place finish in the 200M medley relay when Ashlyn Schoof (30.38), Mariia Astashkina (32.89), Grace Oglesby (27.96) and Christiana Regenauer (26.36) combined to post a time of 1:57.59.

The UofL men won their 200M medley relay when Nikkos Sofianidis (26.58), Evgenii Somov (28.04), Nicolas Albiero (24.62) and Mihalis Deliyiannis (22.59) cruised to a time of 1:41.83.

Sophie Cattermole was the top Cardinal in the 800M freestyle with a 9:17.16. Maggie Jahns was eighth, going 9:26.58. The event was won by IU’s Cassy Jernberg.

Ilia Sibirtsev turned in a time of 8:31.87 in the men’s 800M free as the top Cardinal finisher. IU’s Mikey Cavillo turned in the top time of 8:13.89.

In the 200M freestyle, Arina Openysheva was fourth with a time of 2:04.75 and teammate Annette Schultz was 8th (2:06.53), Maria Sumida was ninth (2:08.43) and Diana Dunn was 10th (2:08.63).

Colton Paulson clocked in a 1:56.42 in the men’s 200M free as the top Louisville finisher. Bartosz Piszczorowicz touched 9th in 1:56.77. The event was won by Texas’ Drew Kibler.

Ashlyn Schoof was fourth in the 100M back for the Cardinal women and teammate Sofie Underdahl was sixth (1:05.89) just ahead of Kyla Alexander (1:06.92). The event was won by Texas’ Claire Adams.

Nikkos Sofianids was fourth in the men’s 100M back for Louisville when he stopped the clock at 57.92. Jack Wever was seventh (58.39) and Mitchell Whyte was 11th (59.24). Texas’ Austin Katz out-touched the field with the winning time of 56.73.

Mariia Astashkina touched third in the 100M breaststroke behind IU’s Emily Weiss (1:10.01) and Noelle Peplowski (1:10.79). Cardinal Morgan Friesen was fourth with a time of 1:12.73.

Evgenii Somov battled to the finish, winning with a time of 1:02.84 in the 100M breaststroke, outlasting Texas’ Caspar Corbeau’s 1:02.90. Aaron Parrott was 8th for the Cardinals with a 1:06.76 and Sasha Palazzo was 11th in 1:08.51.

UofL’s Grace Oglesby was second in the 200M butterfly, trailing only Texas’ Kelly Pash (2.11.61). UofL’s Alena Kraus was fourth with a time of 2:18.31. Abby Hay (2:23.38) and Carley Lowe (2:24.83) rounded out the field for the Cards.

Daniel Sos was third in the men’s 200M butterfly with a time of 2:04.04. UT’s Sam Pomajevich was first with a time of 2:01.07. Nicolas Albiero was fifth, clocking in at 2:04.53.

Casey Fanz won the women’s 50M freestyle (26.45) and Lainey Visscher was second (26.66) for the 1-2 Cardinal sweep. Louisville’s Avery Braunecker was sixth (26.95) and Christiana Regenauer was 10th in 27.35.

Mihalis Deliyiannis touched fourth in a wild finish in the men’s 50M free, posting a 23.47. There was just .13 of a second between first (UT’s Daniel Krueger tied with IU’s Jack Franzman at 23.14) and fourth place. Card Caleb Duncan was seventh in 23.79 and Tanner Cummings was 8th in 23.89.

Michaela Sliney was fourth in 1M diving, posting a 277.45 just edging teammate Molly Fears, who scored a 273.65. Longhorn Paola Pineda put up the top score of 305.65.

In the 100M freestyle, UT’s Bridget Semenuk was first with a 56.08. UofL’s Arina Openysheva was fourth with a 57.63 and Casey Fanz was seventh with a time of 58.57.

Bartosz Piszczorowicz was the top finisher in the men’s 100M freestyle, touching in 52.99 just ahead of teammate Michael Eastman’s 53.03. Texas’ Maxime Rooney was first to the wall with a 50.47.

Annette Schultz was the top UofL finisher in the 200M backstroke with a fourth place time of 2:21.30, just sneaking by teammate Sofie Underdahl, who went 2:21.78 and Ashlyn Schoof’s 2:22.85.

Indiana’s Jacob Steele won the men’s 200M backstroke, stopping the clock at 2:05.31, with UofL’s Nikkos Sofianidis was the top Cardinal finisher with a 2:09.85 just ahead of teammate Greyson Alarcon’s 2:10.15.

Mariia Astashkina was into the wall second in the 200M breaststroke with a time of 2:34.37 behind IU winner Noelle Peplowski’s 2:32.32. Cardinal Morgan Friesen turned in a fourth place time of 2:3738 and Diana Dunn was fifth with a 2:40.71.

Cardinal Daniel Sos’s 2:24.23 was good for fourth place in the men’s 200M breaststroke. Evgenii Somov was 10th in 2:28.53 and Aaron Parrot went 2:33.35 to round out the field. The event was won by Longhorn Caspar Corbeau.

In the 400M freestyle, Maria Sumida turned in a 4:30.42 as the top Cardinal racer. Sophie Cattermole went 4;31.86. The Hoosiers took top honors with a first place from Cassy Jernberg (4:16.84).

In the men’s 400M free, T.C. Smith turned in the fifth place time of 4:06.57 just ahead of Cardinal teammate Ilia Sibirtsev’s 4:06.74. Hayden Curley went 4:07.67 to round out the field.

Grace Oglesby was third in the 100M butterfly with a 1:02.01 and Alena Kraus was fifth with a time of 1:02.96. Winner Kelly Pash of Texas was the only sub-minute finisher with a 59.74. Nastja Govejsek was seventh in 1:03.76 and Carley Lowe turned in a 1:07.97.

Nicolas Albiero was third in the men’s 100M fly with a 54.98 behind just UT’s Maxime Rooney’s 53.86 and IU’s Van Mathias’ 54.33.

In the men’s 3M diving, Daniel Pinto was fourth with a score of 365.00. Sean Riley (271.20), Sky Geovanni (268.55) and Kivanc Gur had a 262,10 to round out the field.

In the 200M IM, Maria Sumida’s 2:24.38 took sixth, Grace Oglesby was seventh in 2:24.50, Diana Dunn was eigth (2:24.81) and Sophie Cattermole was ninth in 2:28.18. The event was won by UT’s Evie Pfeifer’s 2:15.76.

Cardinal Daniel Sos was third in the 200M IM event with a time of 2:06.32, Jarrett Jones was seventh in 2:09.38 and Jack Wever stopped the clock in 2:14.60.

The Cardinals were fourth in the 400M free relay when Arina Openysheva (58.27), Lainey Visscher (59.88), Casey Fanz (57.95) and Annette Schultz (57.82) posted a collective 3:53.92.

The men’s foursome of Tanner Cummings (52.95), Colton Paulson (52.74), Santiago Aguilara (53.06) and Caleb Duncan (53.49) posted a 3:32.24. IU took top honors with a 3:28.70.