October 27, 2018

Ohio State Picks Up Three Dual Wins In Virginia

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Final Results

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. – The No 10. men and No. 15 women’s Ohio State swimming & diving team finished the two-day meet versus Virginia Tech and Penn State with three dual wins, including a sweep of conference foe Penn State, on Saturday afternoon. The women won soundly against both Virginia Tech, 225-128, and Penn State, 231-122. The men earned a dominating victory against Penn State, 250-103, but the Hokies slipped just past the Buckeyes, 182-171.

OVERALL EVENT WINS
• Women’s 200 Free Relay – (Rayner, Coy, Petrak, Bradley), 1:32.81
• Women’s 200 IM – Kathrin Demler, 2:01.93
• Women’s 100 Breast – Hanna Gresser, 1:02.17
• Men’s 100 Breast – Evan McFadden, 58.83
• Women’s 200 Back – Kristen Romano, 1:58.37
• Women’s 100 Free – Taylor Petrak, 50.83
• Women’s 200 Fly – Kathrin Demler, 2:00.62
• Women’s 400 Medley Relay – (Bradley, Gresser, Demler, Rayner), 3:43.83
• Men’s 400 Medley Relay – (McDermott, DeLakis, Salazar, Gaziev), 3:17.13
• Women’s 200 Medley Relay – (Kahmann, Gresser, Bradley, Rayner), 1:40.89
• Women’s 50 Free – Freya Rayner, 23.09
• Women’s 100 Back – Rebekah Bradley, 55.79
• Women’s 200 Breast – Hanna Gresser, 2:17.35
• Men’s 200 Breast – Paul DeLakis, 2:02.43
• Women’s 200 Free – Kristen Romano, 1:49.78
• Men’s 100 Fly – Noah Lense, 48.72
• Women’s 400 Free Relay – (Petrak, Coy, Trace, Rayner), 3:24.86
• Men’s 400 Free Relay – (Gaziev, Loy, Abeysinghe, DeLakis), 2:56.85

HOW IT HAPPENED – WOMEN’S TEAM
• The women began with a win in the 200 Medley Relay thanks to Marianne Kahmann, Hanna Gresser, Rebekah Bradley and Freya Rayner clocking in with a time of 1:40.89.
• Molly Kowal was the top finisher in the 1000 Free, earning bronze with a time of 10:12.33. Grace Kowal was fourth at 10:16.92.
• Rayner won her first individual event of the meet with a 50 Free time of 23.09. Taylor Petrak followed in second with a time of 23.44.
• Bradley claimed gold in the 100 Back, posting a time of 55.79.
• Gresser continued rolling, winning her second event with a time of 2:17.35 in the 200 Breast. Georgia Mosher was third, clocking in at 2:20.43.
• Kristen Romano picked up a win in the 200 Free, touching the wall at 1:49.78.
• Petrak, Maria Coy, Katie Trace and Rayner made up the 400 Free Relay, finishing out the meet with another gold medal with a time of 3:24.86.

HOW IT HAPPENED – MEN’S TEAM
• Colin McDermott, Evan McFadden, Michael Salazar and Teo Chavez claimed second in the 200 Medley Relay with a time of 1:30.06. OSU also took third with Henrique Painhas, Paul DeLakis, Noah Lense and Ruslan Gaziev finishing at 1:30.50.
• Though the 1000 Free was delayed due to the fire alarm going off at the Christiansburg Aquatic Center, Nick Hogsed managed to finish in second with a time of 9:20.80.
• DeLakis earned gold in the 200 Breast, clocking in at 2:02.43, followed by McFadden in third with a time of 2:03.83 and Stefano Batista in fourth (2:04.20).
• Gaziev took silver in the 200 Free, finishing with a time of 1:38.68.
• The men’s team was dominant in the 100 Fly, claiming the top three times. Lense won with a time of 48.72, Salazar was second with a finish at 48.95 and Painhas placed third with a time of 49.12.
• Gaziev, Andrew Loy, Matthew Abeysinghe and DeLakis made it a clean sweep for OSU in the 400 Free Relay by registering a time of 3:24.86.

UP NEXT
The Buckeyes return home next Friday, Nov. 2, hosting Denison and the Akron women’s team at 6 p.m. at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.