January 15, 1999

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – The Ohio State women’s swimming and diving team is competing in a two day event at Illinois against No. 23rd ranked Notre Dame and Big Ten rival Illinois. After the first day of competition Notre Dame leads the tri-meet 222.50 followed by Illinois 201.50, and OSU 126.

Carrie Ziebarth (Jr., Seattle, Wash.) won the one-meter diving event with 262.20 points. OSU had two second place finishes, Julie Hutzler (Sr., Hampton, VA) in the 100 backstroke with a time of :58.72, and Keryn Krynauw (Fr. Pietermarizburg, S. Africa) in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 1:05.31.

The Buckeyes will finish competition tomorrow beginning at noon.

First Day of Events Notre Dame 222.50, Illinois 201.50, Ohio State 126, Event Winners

Event Winner Team Time 50 Freestyle C. Nixon ND :23.81 5th T. Brouillette OSU :24.87 200 Freestyle A. Christiansen ILL. 1:52.82 6th Kristin Sander OSU 1:54.87 1000 Freestyle K. Van Saun ND 10:15.48 6th Erica Fischer OSU 10:39.98 100 Backstroke K. Hecking ND :58.06 2nd Julie Hutzler OSU :58.72 100 Breaststroke D. Adler ILL. 1:04.83 2nd Keryn Krynauw OSU 1:05.31 200 Butterfly L. Barger ND 2:02.81 5th Kristin Sendrowski OSU 2:06.37 200 Indiv. Medley C. Nixon ND 2:07.49 6th Jo Jo Baran OSU 2:11.57 800 Free Relay Homenock, Black, ILL. 7:41.73 Wang, Christiansen 3rd OSU 7:51.61 200 Med. Relay Hecking, Kline, ND 1:46.44 Barger, Nixon 3rd OSU 1:47.52 1-Meter Diving Carrie Ziebarth OSU 262.20