No. 10 Buckeyes Travel to No. 1 Michigan This Weekend
Jan. 31, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The No. 10 Ohio State men's swimming and diving team travels to face No. 1 Michigan in a two-day dual meet Friday-Saturday at Canham Natatorium. The Buckeyes (8-1, 1-1 Big Ten) are returning to action after defeating Cincinnati last week, while the Wolverines (6-0, 4-0 Big Ten) are back in the pool following a two-week break from competition.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
HOLMES, KEILY NAMED CAPTAINS
"We are pleased that both Andrew and Zach were chosen as captains by the team to lead this team," Wadley said. "They are great young men who are fantastic Buckeyes in every way."
Holmes, a 2012 Second Team All-Big Ten and honorable mention All-American, is a three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten. Holmes has been a part of the "A" free relay team since his freshman year and has the team's fastest 200 free time (1:53.83) and second-fastest 100 free time (43.92).
Keily, a three-time OSU scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten, Keily has specialized in distance freestyle for the Scarlet and Gray. A sports and leisure studies major, Keily has the fourth fastest time in the 1650 freestyle this season.
MISZKIEL WINS FIFTH BIG TEN WEEKLY AWARD
Miszkiel has now won seven career weekly awards and becomes the first men's diver to earn five Big Ten laurels since former Boilermaker and 2012 Olympian David Boudia accomplished the feat during the 2010-11 campaign. A native of Victoria, B.C., Miszkiel was first in the one-meter (406.50) and three-meter (420.98) diving events last weekend to help the No. 10 Buckeyes defeat Cincinnati at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion.
LAST TIME OUT
Senior Jason Schnur earned wins in the 50 freestyle (20.58), 100 butterfly (52.45) and was also a part of the 200 medley relay (1:28.80), while junior Shane Miszkiel swept both diving events, winning the 1-meter spring board with a score of 406.50, while picking up the win in the 3-meter with a score of 420.98.
OHIO STATE INVITE
An outstanding three-day team effort, Nov. 30 - Dec. 2, resulted in 10 of 18 races going in the Scarlet and Gray's favor. A total of six different Buckeyes registered an individual win, while six more Buckeyes were part of a victorious relay team or teams.
In diving, junior Shane Miszkiel, a four-time Big Ten Diver of the Week honoree, captured the platform finals with a total score of 363.10.
BIG TEN CO-SWIMMER OF THE WEEK
Schnur, from Oak Hills High in Cincinnati, helped Ohio State claim its fourth-consecutive OSU Invitational with five first place finishes and three NCAA automatic qualifying marks. The two-time Big Ten champion won the 100 freestyle (43.31) and was a part of four first-place relay teams including the 200 free (1:17.84), 400 free (2:53.15), 200 medley (1:26.79) and 400 medley (3:10.55). Schnur also finished second in the 50 free (19.93).
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