Feb. 14, 2004

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State synchronized swimming team (8-0) defeated Richmond, 90-72, in a dual meet held Saturday in Richmond, Va. The Buckeyes swept the Spiders in all four routine events.

Katrin Eggenberger (Fr., Buchs SG, Switzerland) won the solo event for the Buckeyes, recording a score of 85.000. Chelsea Luker (So., Montreal, Quebec) and Carly Grimshaw (So., Markham, Ontario) teamed up to finish first in the duet with a mark of 91.500. Kate Hooven (Pleasanton, Calif.) and Becky Kim (Walnut Creek, Calif.) earned second place. Luker, Grimshaw and Lauren Marsh (Jr., Spring Valley, Calif.) finished first in trio and tallied a score of 89.500. The Buckeyes also took home first place in the team event with a mark of 94.500.

Ohio State will battle William & Mary tomorrow in Williamsburg, Va.

FINAL RESULTS TEAM STANDINGS 1. Ohio State 90 2. Richmond 72

SOLO 1. Katrin Eggenberger; OSU 85.000 2. Olga Blik; Richmond 80.833

DUET 1. Chelsea Luker, Carly Grimshaw; OSU 91.500 2. Becky Kim, Kate Hooven; OSU 88.667 3. Asha Bandal, Becky Zakian; Richmond 80.833

TRIO 1. Chelsea Luker, Carly Grimshaw, Lauren Marsh;OSU 89.500 2. Becky Kim, Kate Hooven, Lindsay Newbill; OSU 88.667 3. Asha Bandal, Laura Mase, Caroline Weist; Richmond 81.500

TEAM 1. Ohio State (Kim, Hooven, Newbill, Marsh, Luker, 94.500 Grimshaw, Burdick, Eggenberger) 2. Richmond (Bandal, Blik, Gower, Mase, McCracken, Silzle, 85.000 Weist, Zakian)