February 17, 2019

Ohio State Finishes Winter Invite with Fast Times

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Winter Invite Results – Full

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State swimming & diving team finished out the Winter Invite strong on Sunday, held at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The men’s team won seven events, adding to the eight won by the Buckeyes on Saturday. Fifteen personal records were shattered in the pool, as well as six season-best times. Freshman Joe Pohlmann earned an NCAA “B” Cut in the 50 Free, clocking in at 19.87, a new personal best.

EVENT WINS
• Men’s 400 Medley Relay – Evan Stapp, Hudson McDaniel, Joe Pohlmann, Michael Lynch (3:16.34)
• Men’s 1650 Free – Austin Mortimer (15:28.86)
• Men’s 200 Free – Lain Weaver (1:38.38)
• Men’s 200 Back – John Sampson (1:45.55)
• Men’s 200 Breast – Alex Jahan (1:59.25)
• Men’s 200 IM – Trey Gribble (1:50.09)
• Men’s 400 Free Relay – Joe Pohlmann, Lain Weaver, Michael Lynch, Evan Stapp (3:00.37)

FINAL SESSION – WOMEN
• Kendyl Ferrara clocked a new personal best in the 1650 Free, touching the wall at 16:49.80 to take second.
• In the 200 Free, Lauren Kurzydlo snagged a third-place finish by posting a time of 1:51.41. She also took sixth in the 50 Free with a time of 23.78.
• Quinn Fike took third in the 200 Back, registering a time of 2:00.18.
• After winning the 100 Breast on the first day of competition, Laura Banks claimed third in the 200 Breast with a time of 2:16.80.
• Katie Wright was the top Buckeye finisher in the 50 Free, taking fourth with a time of 23.45. Emma Fish set a personal best, finishing eighth with a time of 23.93.
• Alissa Cook posted an eighth-place finish in the 200 Fly, clocking in at 2:07.48.

FINAL SESSION – MEN
• The quartet of Evan Stapp, Hudson McDaniel, Joe Pohlmann and Michael Lynch started things off in the final session, claiming first in the 400 Medley Relay with a time of 3:16.34. It was an all-Buckeye final, with Colin Roy, Alex Jahan, Trey Gribble and Dom Harry placing second with a time of 3:20.01.
• Austin Mortimer picked up a win in the 1650 Free, finishing with a time of 15:28.86.
• Lain Weaver claimed first in the 200 Free with a career-best time of 1:38.38.
• In the 200 Back, John Sampson took the win with a time of 1:45.55, followed by Stapp in second with a time of 1:48.64.
• Jahan improved on his season-best set in the preliminary session, winning the 200 Breast final with a time of 1:59.25. Reed McGraw finished third with a time of 2:03.37, and McDaniel placed fifth at 2:05.59.
• After setting a personal record and earning an NCAA “B” Cut in the prelim, Pohlmann took second in the 50 Free with a time of 19.88, another “B” Cut time. Lynch followed in fourth with a career-best time of 20.60.
• Trey Gribble was victorious in the 200 IM, finishing with a time of 1:50.09.
• The 400 Free Relay team of Pohlmann, Weaver, Lynch and Stapp took the win with a time of 3:00.37.

NCAA “B” Cuts
• 50 Free – Joe Pohlmann (19.87)

FINAL SESSION CAREER BESTS
• 1650 Free – Kendyl Ferrara (16:49.80)
• 200 Free – Lain Weaver (1:38.38)
• 50 Free – Emma Fish (23.93); Michael Lynch (20.60)

FINAL SESSION SEASON BESTS
• 200 Breast – Alex Jahan (1:59.25)

PRELIM SESSION CAREER BESTS
• 200 Free – Lauren Kurzydlo (1:51.40), Kendyl Ferrara (1:51.95)
• 200 Back – John Sampson (1:45.49)
• 200 Breast – Laura Banks (2:15.14); Hudson McDaniel (2:05.20)
• 50 Free – Lauren Kurzydlo (23.73), Quinn Fike (23.98); Joe Pohlmann (19.87), Colin Roy (20.80)
• 200 Fly – Alissa Cook (2:06.12)
• 200 IM – Evan Stapp (1:50.28)

PRELIM SESSION SEASON BESTS
• 200 Back – Quinn Fike (2:00.16); Evan Stapp (1:46.30)
• 200 Breast – Reed McGraw (2:01.34)
• 50 Free – Katie Wright (23.25)
• 200 Fly – Lain Weaver (1:50.28)

UP NEXT
The women’s team gears up for the Big Ten Championships from Wednesday-Saturday, Feb. 20-23 in Bloomington, Ind.