November 19, 2019

Buckeyes Set to Host Annual Ohio State Invitational


Psych Sheet | Thursday Prelim Results 

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State swimming and diving program will host its 14th annual Ohio State Open Invitational Thursday, Nov. 21-Saturday, Nov. 23 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The three-day event will host seven teams including Kentucky, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Yale University, Ohio University, the University of Buffalo and UCLA. Admission for the invitational is free.

The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) released the newest Top 25 Dual Meet Poll Nov. 13, ranking the Ohio State women No. 14 while the men place No. 16. The Buckeye women jumped 10 spots in the poll, from No. 24, since the last rankings were released Oct. 23. The Ohio State men hold strong in the Top 25 as the dual meet poll ranks the Scarlet and Gray at No. 16 in the nation with 121 total points.

Parking Notice:

For prelims on Thursday and Friday, paid parking will be available in Tuttle Garage. For finals on Thursday and Friday, guests can purchase parking via CampusParc beginning at 4 p.m. for both Neil and Tuttle Garage.

Ohio State will host a home football game on Saturday, Nov. 23 at noon. Traffic in and around campus will be heavy throughout the day. Please allow additional time for travel. Fans attending the Ohio State Invitational will be able to park in any public parking lot on Saturday for $20. To check a map showing public parking lots, please visit


On Thursday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 22, preliminary heats will begin at 10 a.m. while swim finals will commence at 5 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 23, prelims will begin at 8 a.m. and swimming finals will begin at 6:30 p.m. All prelims will be raced in long course meters while finals will be in short course yards as it is an Olympic year.

Thursday, November 21
6:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
10:00 a.m. – Day 1 Swimming Prelims (LCM)
1:30 p.m. – Diving Prelims: Men’s 1 meter, Women’s 3 meter
5:00 p.m. – Day 1 Swimming Finals (SCY)
6:15 p.m. – Diving Finals
9:00 p.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Closed

Friday, November 22
6:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
10:00 a.m. – Day 2 Swimming Prelims (LCM)
1:30 p.m. – Diving Prelims: Men’s 3 meter, Women’s 1 meter
5:00 p.m. – Day 2 Swimming Finals (SCY)
6:15 p.m. – Diving Finals
9:00 p.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Closed

Saturday, November 23
6:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
8:00 a.m. – Day 3 Swimming Prelims (LCM)
2:00 p.m. – Platform Competition
4:00-5:00 p.m. – 1650 Free Early Heats
6:30 p.m. – Day 3 Swimming Finals (SCY)
10:00 p.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Closed


Thursday, Nov. 21Friday, Nov. 22Saturday, Nov. 23
*200 Free Relay**200 Medley Relay***1650 Free**
400 / 500 Free100 Fly200 Back
200 IM400 IM^100 Free
50 Free200 Free200 Breast
*400 Medley Relay*100 Breast200 Fly
1 mtr Diving100 Back*400 Free Relay*
3 mtr Diving*800 Free Relay*Platform
1 mtr Diving
3 mtr Diving

* Prelims: LCM – Finals: SCY
^ The typical order of the 400 IM and 100 Butterfly has been switched
** 1650 SCY start time 4:00 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23. Slowest to fastest, alternate men/women heats; fastest heat at finals


The Ohio State men’s swimming and diving program defeated Denison 215-80.5 while the Buckeye women swam to victory over the Big Red, 214.5-78.

The Ohio State women dominated the competition by taking the top spot in every event of the night. Hanna Gresser was a double winner in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.58) and 200 IM (2:04.29) while the Ohio State relays claimed the top three spots in the 200 Medley Relay and touched first in the 200 Free Relay (1:32.58).

In diving, the Buckeye women claimed the top three spots in the 1-meter and 3-meter diving competition. Genevieve Angerame took first in 3-meter diving with a score of 318.15 while freshman Mackenzie Crawford won the 1-meter event with a score of 291.75.

On the men’s side, several Buckeyes finished with double Top 3 finishes in events, including Matthew Magness (1000 freestyle, 500 freestyle), Paul DeLakis (200 freestyle, 100 freestyle), Lain Weaver (200 freestyle, 100 freestyle), Thomas Watkins (100 backstroke, 200 backstroke), Noah Lense (200 butterfly, 100 butterfly), Cameron Criag (50 freestyle, 200 IM), and Sem Andreis (50 freestyle, 100 freestyle).

In diving, the men took the top three spots in both the 1-meter and 3-meter diving events. Joey Canova and Jacob Fielding placed in both events, with Canova taking second on the 3-meter (399.68) and first on the 1-meter (370.65) while Fielding took third in both the 1-meter and 3-meter with scores of 338.55 and 384.45, respectively.


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