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