Jan. 12, 2001


%^$COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State men’s swimming and diving team (7-0) opened the winter portion of its schedule with a 149-89 win over Ball State, Friday, at the Mike Peppe Aquatic Center.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes won 10 of 13 events en route to the win. Travis Carter (Jr., Overland Park, Kan./Blue Valley) was a double-winner for OSU, winning the 100 freestyle (:46.04) and the 200 freestyle (1:41.07). Other winners included Brian Malich (Sr., Mason, Ohio/El Dorado Calif.) in the 50 freestyle (:20.71) and Nick Rees (So., Nassau, Bahamas) in the 100 butterfly (:49.39). Malich and Rees, along with Daniel Kelley (Sr., Columbus, Ohio/Beechcroft) and Ivan Petrovic (Jr., Zagreb, Crotia), also won the 200 medley relay.%^$

%^$On the boards, Ryan Fillman (Sr., Muncie, Ind./Muncie Central) swept both events, scoring 212.30 on the one-meter dive and 217.00 on the three-meter.%^$

%^$The Buckeyes play host to Indiana Saturday, 1 p.m. in a co-ed meet at the Mike Peppe Aquatic Center.%^$


%^$Event Winner Team Time%^$200 Medley Relay Petrovic, Kelly, OSU 1:32.37%^$ Rees, Malich%^$1000 Freestyle Paul David OSU 9:43.33%^$200 Freestyle Travis Carter OSU 1:41.07%^$50 Freestyle Brian Malich OSU :20.71%^$200 IM Jeff Stacy OSU 1:56.82%^$100 Butterfly Nick Rees OSU :49.39%^$100 Freestyle Travis Carter OSU :46.04%^$100 Backstroke Nick Badgett BSU :52.51%^$500 Freestyle Dan Vitina OSU 4:38.58%^$100 Breaststroke Zach Smith BSU 1:00.54%^$200 Free Relay Smith, Schuyler, BSU 1:25.41%^$ Wendel, Jordan%^$Event Winner Team Score%^$One-Meter Dive Ryan Fillman OSU 212.30%^$Three-Meter Dive Ryan Fillman OSU 217.00%^$