November 28, 2017

Split Squad to Compete at U.S Winter Nationals and Total Performance Invite

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Nov. 28, 2017

Columbus, Ohio – The Ohio State swimming and diving program will compete at two meets this week as it wraps up the first half of its 2017-18 schedule. The Buckeyes will be hosting the U.S. Winter National Championships at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Wednesday through Saturday (Nov. 29 – Dec. 2). In addition to hosting a meet, a select number of Ohio State student-athletes will travel to Total Performance Invitational hosted by Kenyon College (Gambier, Ohio) that will run Thursday through Saturday (Nov. 30 – Dec. 2).

USA Swimming Winter Nationals | Meet Hub
Short-course national titles will be contested all week long at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion beginning on Wednesday evening with a relay-only session at 6 p.m. ET. Thursday, Friday and Saturday will feature a prelim session each morning at 9 a.m. ET that will be followed by finals at 5 p.m. ET.

All sessions of the meet will be streamed on the NBC Sports app. A mashup of the best races of the weekend will air on NBC Sunday (Dec. 10) from noon-1 p.m. ET. Fans who want to purchase tickets can visit usaswimming.org. Olympians Nathan Adrian, Ryan Murphy, Melanie Margalis, Olivia Smoliga and more will be competing.

Total Performance Invitational | Live Results | Live Stream
Ohio State will also compete at the Total Performance Invitational this weekend. The three-day meet will be hosted at the James A. Steen Aquatic Center. Check back soon for more info on who from the Buckeyes will be competing at this meet.

Last Time Out
Ohio State finished out the Ohio State Invite with a second-place finish on the men’s side and a fourth-place showing for the women against a number of ranked teams. Meg Bailey claimed titles in the 200 butterfly (1:55.67) and 400 individual medley (4:05.80) setting personal bests in both races. Lara Tarvit (267.65) and Christo Law (382.25) both claimed golds on the platform in the diving well, freshman Freya Rayner clocked a personal-best time of 48.43 in the 100 freestyle to walk away the champion in that event. Her time of 48.43 is the fastest time to be recorded by any freshman this year in the NCAA.

2017-18 Top Times/Scores:
1000 Free – Kowal (9:58.94)
200 Free – Demler (1:47.22)
100 Back – Kahmann (53.76)
100 Breast – Gresser (1:01.21)
200 Fly – Bailey (1:55.67)
50 Free – Rayner (22.26)
100 Free – Rayner (48.43)
200 Back – Romano (1:53.77)
200 Breast – Gresser (2:15.69)
500 Free – Kowal (4:42.48)
100 Fly – McNulty (54.30)
200 IM – Bailey (1:57.13)
1650 Free – Jaspeado (16:32.02)
400 IM – Bailey (4:05.80)
1M – Angerame (295.43)
3M – McPherson (347.33)
Platfrom – Tarvit (267.65)

1000 Free – Hogsed (9:20.86)
200 Free – Loy (1:36.89)
100 Back – Belanger (47.93)
100 Breast – DeLakis (54.58)
200 Fly – Salazar (1:44.91)
50 Free – Musterait (20.13)
100 Free – Loy (43.81)
200 Back – Trace (1:44.64)
200 Breast – DeLakis (1:58.04)
500 Free – Seal (4:20.97)
100 Fly – Salazar (46.19)
200 IM – Loy (1:47.14)
1650 Free – Burt (15:37.72)
400 IM – Lindstrom (3:51.57)
1M – Law (404.63)
3M – Law (419.55)
Platform – Law (382.25)