Nov. 26, 2003


COLUMBUS, Ohio– The Ohio State women’s swimming and diving team swept all 13 events to defeat Cleveland State 147-81 Tuesday at the Mike Peppe Aquatic Center. The Buckeyes now have a 4-1 dual-meet record.

Improving the season best time she set against Michigan, Nicole Maglich (So., Sarasota, Fla./Sarasota) placed first in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 52.95. Maglich, along with Katie Kolles (Jr., Edina, Minn./Edina), Ashley Barnes (Jr., Lexington, Ky./Dunbar) and Kristina Lipskis (Jr., St. Charles, Ill./St. Charles) also set a season best time in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:38.53.

Deanna Strunk (So., West Lawn, Pa./Wilson) placed first in both the 200-yard individual medley with a time of 2:09.18 and 100-yard backstroke with a time of 59.95. Also a double-event winner, Stephanie Raezer (Sr., Newark, Del./Glasgow) won the 500-yard freestyle with a time of 5:03.70 and the 1,000-yard freestyle event with a time of 10:14.50.

Freshman Julie Broms (Fr., Springfield, Ill./North Central-Ind.) continues her streak at Ohio State, staying undefeated in the 1-meter dive and placing first in all but one of the 3-meter dives this season. Broms won the 1-meter dive with a score of 182.20 and the 3-meter dive with 193.25. The women’s diving squad is currently undefeated in all diving events for the season.

“The girls really put in a good effort to get the win,” Dan Phillips, assistant women’s swimming head coach, said. “It was nice to return home and do well all the way through.” The Buckeyes return to action in Auburn, Ala. to compete in the Auburn Invitational Dec.5-7.

Event Winners Time 200 Medley Relay Ohio State 1:49.78 1,000 Freestyle Stephanie Raezer (OSU) 10:14.50 200 Freestyle Kylie Lancken (OSU) 1:57.97 50 Freestyle Ashley Barnes (OSU) 24.51 200 IM Deanna Strunk (OSU) 2:09.18 100 Butterfly Gulsah Gunenc (OSU) 57.99 100 Freestyle Nicole Maglich (OSU) 52.95 100 Backstroke Deanna Strunk (OSU) 58.95 500 Freestyle Stephanie Raezer (OSU) 5:03.70 100 Breaststroke Rebekah Rychvalsky (OSU) 1:04.60 200 Freestyle Relay Ohio State 1:38.53

Event Winners Score 1-Meter Dive Julie Broms (OSU) 182.20 3-Meter Dive Julie Broms (OSU) 193.25