February 10, 2018

OSU Winter Invite – Day One

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Feb. 10, 2018

Live Results | Meet Schedule | Day One Results

Columbus, Ohio – Four swimmers donning the Scarlet and Gray won races on the first day of the 2018 Ohio State Winter Invitational at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.

Austin Mortimer was the first champion of the day in the 500 freestyle; he clocked a time of 4:27.72 to earn his gold medal. Carson Burt came in to touch the wall right after Mortimer, clocking a time of 4:27.74 to garner silver.

The Buckeyes swept the 100 backstroke races with wins by Devin Landstra (54.46/personal best) for the women, and Colin McDermott (48.43/personal best) took the top spot for the men. Following McDermott in the men’s race were Evan Stapp (48.74) and Ryan Wagner (49.28), who captured the second and third-place positions, respectively.

Daniel Gloude led a dominant showing for the Buckeyes in the men’s 400 individual medley. He swam away with gold in a personal-best time of 3:49.25 to capture a three-plus second win. Reed McGraw (3:52.71), Brandon Fronczak (3:56.05), Will Matz (3:56.69) and Justin Hopkins (3:57.56) proceeded to follow Gloude to sweep the top five spots in the event. 

Below is a list of Ohio State’s top finishers in each race:
200 Medley Relay – Women
Fike, Banks, Luft, Glesenkamp – 1st place – 1:46.27 

200 Medley Relay – Men
McDermott, McFadden, Stankivicz, Lynch – 1st place – 1:28.43
 
500 Free
Lauren Kurzydlo – 4:58.06 – 4th place
Austin Mortimer – 4:27.72 – 1st place 

100 Fly
Becca Luft – 55.76 – 2nd place
Samuel Stankiviciz – 48.02 – 3rd place 

100 Breast
Laura Banks – 1:04.15 – 6th place
Evan McFadden – 54.67 (Personal Best) – 3rd place 

100 Back
Devin Landstra – 54.46 (Personal Best) – 1st place
Colin McDermott – 48.43 (Personal Best) – 1st place 

400 IM
Daniel Gloude – 3:49.25 (Personal Best) – 1st place  

100 Free
Brooke Glesenkamp – 50.89 (Personal Best) – 5th place
Justin Rich – 44.28 (Personal Best) – 3rd place 

200 Free Relay – Men
Chavez T., Lynch, Rich, Dunn – 1:20.75 – 2nd place