Swimming and Diving Weekly News and Notes

Jan. 31, 2012

·         The 2012 BIG EAST Conference Championships will be held in Pittsburgh, Pa.  The diving competition will take place on Feb. 10-12 with the swimming action on Feb. 15-18.

·         Louisville senior Carlos Almeida punched his ticket to the 2012 London Olympics while participating in the 2011 AT&T Winter National Championships in Atlanta, Ga. Almeida finished the 100-meter breaststroke in 1:01.44, besting the cut of 1:01.57 needed to qualify.  He will represent his home country of Portugal in the Games.    

·         Louisville sophomore DeLuca ranks among the top NCAA swimmers in two events.  He sits at seventh in the 100 freestyle with a time of 43.16 and eighth the 200 free at 1:35.64. 

·         Notre Dame sophomore Frank Dyer ranks seventh nationally in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:35.58.

·         Cardinal senior Riley Martin is tied for fourth in the nation in the 500 freestyle (4:18.16).

·         Freshman Emma Reaney of Notre Dame recorded the nation's ninth-fastest time in the 200 IM with 1:57.67.

·         The Louisville men's 800-yard free relay team is ranked eighth nationally with a time of 6:32.15
 

Top BIG EAST Times

Event                           Women                                                            Men                                                     

50 Freestyle                   Kelly Ryan, Notre Dame - 23.17                        Brendon Andrews, Louisville - 20.18

100 Freestyle                 Kelly Ryan, Notre Dame - 49.62                        Joao DeLuca, Louisville - 43.16

200 Freestyle                 Suzanne Bussire, Notre Dame - 1:49.05            Frank Deyer, Notre Dame - 1:35.58

500 Freestyle                 Rachael Burnett, Notre Dame - 4:46.48             Riley Martin, Louisville - 4:18.16

1650 Freestyle               Rachael Burnett, West Virginia - 16:26.24          Riley Martin, Louisville - 15:14.59

100 Backstroke              Kelly Ryan, Notre Dame - 53.60                        Brendon Andrews, Louisville - 47.30

200 Backstroke              Kelly Ryan, Notre Dame - 1:55.66                    Pedro Oliveira, Louisville - 1:45.46

100 Breaststroke            Gisselle Kohoyda, Louisville - 1:01.00              Carlos Almeida, Louisville - 53.95

200 Breaststroke            Gisselle Kohoyda, Louisville - 2:10.64              Carlos Almeida, Louisville - 1:58.47

100 Butterfly                  Tanja Kylliainen, Louisville - 53.87                    Taylor Camp, West Virginia - 47.65

200 Butterfly                  Tanja Kylliainen, Louisville - 1:57.28                 Pedro Oliveira, Louisville - 1:47.01

200 IM                           Emma Reaney, Notre Dame - 1:57.67              Alex Burtch, Louisville - 1:49.48

400 IM                           Tanja Kylliainen, Louisville - 4:10.92                Carlos Almeida, Louisville - 3:55.79

200 Freestyle Relay        Louisville - 1:32.27                                          Louisville - 1:19.63

400 Freestyle Relay        Notre Dame - 3:20.93                                      Notre Dame - 2:59.31

800 Freestyle Relay        Louisville - 7:20.45                                          Louisville - 6:32.15

200 Medley Relay           Louisville - 1:39.91                                          Louisville - 1:28.04

400 Medley Relay           Notre Dame - 3:39.59                                      Louisville - 3:14.94                                    

 

 

Upcoming Events in BIG EAST Swimming and Diving

February

Fri.          3              Kentucky at Louisville                                                                     2 p.m.
Sat.        4              Clarion, CMU, CalU, Grove City at Pittsburgh                           11 a.m.

Cincinnati at Wright State                                                             11 a.m.

Boston College at Providence                                                     11 a.m.

Georgetown at Maryland                                                              1 p.m.
                Notre Dame (Women) at Ball State                                          1 p.m. 

 Sun.       5              Dartmouth at Connecticut                                                           Noon