January 30, 1999

The Ohio State men’s swimming and diving team (8-1) split its weekend in State College, Pa. with a win over Iowa (238-108) and a loss to host Penn State (220-130). With the loss to Penn State, the Buckeyes saw their seven meet win streak halted. Jason Fox (Jr., Goshen, Ind.) continued to improve his season times, recording personal bests in both the 200 individual medley and 200 breaststroke. Mike Reilly (Jr., Virginia Beach, Va.) won the 1650 freestyle, while Cameron Mull (Sr., Lansing, Mich.) was a winner in the 200 butterfly. Diver Ryan Fillmann (So., Muncie, Ind.) recorded a win in the 3 meter dive, while Brian Malich (So, Mason, Ohio) gave the Buckeyes a win in the 100 freestyle. %^$

The Buckeyes are at home on Feb. 5-6 for their last home meets of the season. On Fri., the team hosts Syracuse at 6 p.m. and Sat. hosts Pittsburgh at 1 p.m. The meet against Pittsburgh will honor the Ohio State senior class of David Kuck (Delaware, Ohio), Chris Mills (Manchester, England), Cameron Mull (Lansing, Mich.) and Kevin Taylor (Warren, Ohio). %^$

%^$Final Team Scores%^$Penn State 233 Iowa 120%^$Penn State 220 Ohio State 130%^$Ohio State 238 Iowa 108%^$

Individual Event Winners%^$400 medley relay Penn State (Weaver, Teeter, Carscallen, Okoniewski) 3:19.92%^$1650 freestyle Mike Reilly, Ohio State 15:53.34%^$200 freestyle Holden Comeau, Penn State 1:39.35%^$100 backstroke Josh Weaver, Penn State 50.66%^$100 breaststroke Matt Teeter, Penn State 56.41%^$1 meter diving Chris Alderman, Penn State 301.65%^$3 meter diving Ryan Fillmann, Ohio State 331.80%^$200 butterfly Cameron Mull, Ohio State 1:50.56%^$50 freestyle Brian Hostetler, Penn State 20.36%^$200 individual medley Jason Fox, Ohio State 1:51.19%^$800 freestyle relay Penn State (Smith, Schierthorn, Retrum, Comeau) 6:40.02%^$200 freestyle relay Penn State (Molettiere, Hostetler, Anderson, Okoniewski)1:21.64%^$500 freestyle Martin Schierihorn, Penn State 4:30.22%^$200 backstroke Josh Weaver, Penn State 1:48.65%^$200 breaststroke Jason Fox, Ohio State 2:04.13%^$100 freestyle Brian Malich, Ohio State 45.27%^$100 butterfly Gavin Carscallen, Penn State 48.96%^$400 individual medley Marko Milenkovic, Iowa 3:59.31%^$400 freestyle relay Penn State (Molettire, Hostetler, Comeau, Okoniewski) 3:01.01%^$%^$ %^$