February 12, 2020

Ohio State Hosts Annual Winter Invite



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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State swimming and diving program will host its Ohio State Winter Invitational Friday, Feb. 14-Saturday, Feb. 16 at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. The three-day event will host over 130 athletes from eight teams, including Kentucky, Pittsburgh, Akron, Johns Hopkins, Illinois, Purdue, Notre Dame and Eastern Michigan.

Ohio State will have 20 athletes competing over the weekend including 12 women and eight men. The Buckeye women include Leah Baker, Alissa Cook, Kendyl Ferrara, Quinn Fike, Brooke Glesenkamp, Grace Kowal, Morgan Kraus, Lauren Kurzydlo, Becca Luft, Meredith Moellering, Sarah Turchanik and Katie Wright. The eight men swimming for the Scarlet and Gray are Dom Harry, Jay Johnson, Matthew Magness, Ian Mikesell, John Sampson, Kyle Silver, and Jonathan Sugar.

Live results will be available at OhioStateBuckeyes.com. Admission is free to the meet. Fans who are unable to attend are encouraged to follow the action live on Twitter @OhioStSwimDive.

As of January 22, the Ohio State men are ranked No. 14 in the College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) Top 25 Dual Meet Poll while the women come in at No. 7. In the NCAA power rankings, the Buckeye men rank No. 13 while the women received votes in the SwimSwam ranking.


All preliminary races will begin at 11 a.m. while finals begin at 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Day three finals will begin at 4 p.m. There will be no diving competitions.

Friday, February 14
7:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
9:00 a.m. – Warm-Ups Begin
11:00 a.m. – Day 1 Swimming Prelims
3:00 p.m. – Warm-Ups Begin
5:00 p.m. – Day 1 Swimming Finals

Saturday, February 15
7:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
9:00 a.m. – Warm-Ups Begin
11:00 a.m. – Day 2 Swimming Prelims
3:00 p.m. – Warm-Ups Begin
5:00 p.m. – Day 2 Swimming Finals

Sunday, February 16
7:00 a.m. – McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion Open
9:00 a.m. – Warm-Ups Begin
11:00 a.m. – Day 3 Swimming Prelims
2:00 p.m. – Warm-Ups Begin
4:00 p.m. – Day 3 Swimming Finals


Day 1 Swim Prelims (11 am)Day 2 Swim Prelims (11am)Day 3 Swim Prelims (11am)
500 Freestyle100 Butterfly200 Backstroke
200 IM400 IM100 Freestyle
50 Freestyle200 Freestyle200 Breaststroke
Time Trials100 Breaststroke200 Butterfly
100 BackstrokeTime Trials
Time Trials
Day 1 Swim Finals (5pm)Day 2 Swim Finals (5pm)Day 3 Swim Finals (4pm)
200 Freestyle Relay200 Medley Relay1650 Freestyle*
10 minute break10 minute break200 Backstroke
500 Freestyle100 Butterfly100 Freestyle
200 IM400 IM200 Breaststroke
50 Freestyle200 Freestyle100 Butterfly
20 minute break100 Breaststroke20 minute break
400 Medley Relay100 Backstroke400 Freestyle Relay
Time Trials20 minute breakTime Trials
800 Freestyle Relay
Time Trials

*Start time of 1,650 free is TBD and scheduled such that the final heat of mid-day session will end one hour prior to the start of finals


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Johns HopkinsAkron
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The Ohio State men’s swimming and diving program competed against Pitt in a Big Ten-ACC matchup for the last dual meet of the season. The meet was observed but not scored in preparation for championship season. Final totals had the No. 7 Ohio State women’s swimmers winning 10 races while the 14th-ranked men won five races.

The Ohio State divers were dominant as Jacob Fielding won both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events with teammates Joseph Canova second on the 1-meter and Jacob Siler second on the 3-meter. On women’s 1-meter, Genevieve Angerame and Lexie Barker went one-two, while Jackie Brenn won on 3-meter.

Top Finishes – Women (SCY)

50 Freestyle – Becca Luft (23.58)
200 Breaststroke – Leah Baker (2:23.46)
200 Butterfly – Sarah Turchanik (2:04.73)
100 Breaststroke – Aislinn Walsh (1:04.08)
200 Backstroke – Morgan Kraus (2:01.01)

Top Finishes – Men (SCY)

200 IM – Trey Gribble (1:50.68)
500 Freestyle – Matthew Magness (4:33.77)
100 Backstroke – Jonah Cooper (48.27)
200 Freestyle – Jay Johnson (1:39.89)