Buckeyes Top Kenyon to Open 2017-18 Season
Oct. 27, 2017

Results

Columbus, Ohio
The Ohio State swimming and diving program got its 2017-18 season started on Friday evening at McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion with wins over Kenyon College. Ohio State’s men outscored Kenyon 189-69, while the women were victorious with a final total of 185-73.

Women’s Recap
Meg Bailey claimed the most golds for Ohio State with three: 200 butterfly (1:59.95), 200 backstroke (2:01.40) and the 200 individual medley (2:02.29). In two of those three races, the Buckeyes took the top two spots with Amanda McNulty taking second in the 200 butterfly with a readout of 2:02.64, and Marianne Kahmann followed Bailey in the 200 backstroke with a readout of 2:02.84.

Freya Rayner dominated the short freestyle races with golds in the 50 and 100-yard races. The freshman had an impressive debut in American waters with times of 22.87 and 50.56, respectively. The Buckeyes swam away with the individual titles in all 12 of the individual races: Molly Kowal (1000 freestyle), Kristen Romano (200 freestyle), Kahmann (100 backstroke), Hanna Gresser (100 breaststroke), Katie Antal (200 breastroke), Kathleen Cook (500 freestyle) and McNulty (100 butterfly) were the other seven winners.


 

 

On the diving boards. Genevieve Angerame scored a 295.43 to claim gold on the one-meter dive and Camryn McPherson came away victorious on the three-meter dive with a tally of 347.33. 

Men’s Recap
Ching Hwang Lim and Nick Hogsed were the only multiple race winners for the men’s squad. Hogsed edged teammate Brayden Seal in the 1000 freestyle by a little under four seconds with a time of 9:20.86. Hogsed returned to the water about an hour after the 1000 freestyle to claim another title, this time in the 500 freestyle with a clocking of 4:29.51.

Lim swam with freshman Paul DeLakis in the 200 freestyle stroke for stroke and edged him by .02 seconds to win with a time of 1:40.03. Lim also claimed the title in the 200 individual medley with a time of 1:51.05 to edge Kenyon’s Matt Leenhouts by 6.61 seconds for a winning time of 1:51.05.

As the women did, the men swept all individual races with gold: Mark Belanger (100 backstroke), Jack Barone (100 breaststroke), Henrique Painhas (200 butterfly), Michael Lynch (50 freestyle), Nathan Christian (100 freestyle), Brad Shannon (200 backstroke), DeLakis (200 breaststroke) and Michael Salazar (100 butterfly).

In the diving well, Christo Law took gold on both the one-meter (404.63) and three-meter (419.55) to open up his season.

Results – Top Finishers
1M Dive - Angerame (295.43), Tarvit (289.20)
3M Dive - McPherson (347.33), Angerame (309.08)
3M Dive - Law (419.55), Romankik (408.98)
200 medley Relay – Kahmann, Gresser, Rayner, McNichols 1:41.16
200 medley Relay – Belanger, Barone, Salazar, Chavez – 1:29.59
1000 Free – Kowal (9:58.94) and Jaspeado (10:03.91)
1000 Free- Hogsed (9:20.86) and Seal (9:24.20)
200 Free- Romano (1:50.02), Coy (1:51.08)
200 Free- Lim (1:40.03), DeLakis (1:40.05)
100 Back- Kahmann (56.27), Auckley (56.79)
100 Back- Belanger (48.86), Shannon (50.13)
100 Breast- Gresser (1:02.47), Washko (1:04.01)
100 Breast- Barone (56.74), Jahan (57.36)
200 Butterfly- Bailey (1:59.95), McNulty (2:02.64)
200 Butterfly- Painhas (1:49.54), Gloude (1:50.77)
50 Free- Rayner (22.87), McNichols (23.16)
50 Free- Lynch (20.64), Musterait (20.71)
100 Free- Rayner (50.56)
100 Free- Christian (45.45), Loy (45.57)
200 Back- Bailey (2:01.40), Kahmann (2:02.84)
200 Back- Shannon (1:50.59), Trace (1:51.72)
200 Breast- Antal (2:20.78)
200 Breast- Delakis (2:02.53)
500 Free- Cook (5:00.34)
500 Free- Hogsed (4:29.51)
100 Butterfly- McNulty (55.36)
100 Butterfly- Salazar (48.06)
200 IM- Bailey (2:02.29)
200 IM-Lim (1:51.05)
400 Free Relay- Rayner, Trace, Petrak, Romano (3:25.19)
400 Free Relay- Salazar, Chavez, Belanger, Loy (3:02.40) 

Up Next
The Buckeyes will host their second home meet of the 2017 season on Friday (Nov. 3) at 6 p.m. ET. The women will be taking on Akron and Denison, while the men will solely be competing against Denison.