Swimming and Diving News and Notes

Swimming and Diving Weekly News and Notes

Nov. 1, 2011

 

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

 

·         A pair of individuals rank among the top-10 nationally in the men's 200-yard freestyle.  Notre Dame's Frank Deyer is third with a time of 1:37.92 and Louisville's Joao De Lucca is fourth at 1:38.12.

 

·         Brendon Andrews of Louisville ranks seventh nationally in the men's 100-yard backstroke at 48.75.

 

·         Louisville's Carlos Almeida has the nation's third-fastest time in the 200-yard backstroke with 1:47.02.  He also ranks second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 54.36 while teammate Kameron Chastain ranks 10th in the event at 55.60. Almeida recorded a time of 2:00.35 in the 200 breaststroke to rank him at fourth nationally. 

 

·         The Cardinals' Pedro Oliveira ranks sixth in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:48.40.

 

·         Two Louisville Cardinals rank in the 200-meter IM event with Tanja Kylliainen sitting at 10th nationally for the women with a time of 2:03.55 while Almeida ranks ninth among all men with 1:51.21.

 

·         Louisville currently holds the nation's fifth fastest time in the men's 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:00.43

 

·         Three 800 free relay teams are currently ranked among the NCAA leaders: West Virginia's women rank fourth with a time of 7:37.49.  The Louisville men rank sixth at 6:58.63 while the West Virginia men are ninth with a time of 7:02.59.

 

·         The Louisville women's 200 medley relay team ranks seventh with a time of 1:41.63.  The Cardinals' men's 200 medley relay team ranks eighth with 1:30.20.

 

Top BIG EAST Times

Event                           Women                                                            Men                                                     

50 Freestyle                   Aileen Cole, Louisville - 23.56                             Brendon Andrews, Louisville - 20.54

                                    Chinyere Pigot, Connecticut - 23.56

100 Freestyle                 Kelly Ryan, Notre Dame - 51.12                          Frank Dyer, Notre Dame - 44.57

200 Freestyle                 Kelly Ryan, Notre Dame - 1:49.26                       Frank Dyer, Notre Dame - 1:37.92

500 Freestyle                 Victoria Mitchell, Louisville - 4:50.77                    Frank Dyer, Notre Dame - 4:29.81

1650 Freestyle               Michelle Berman, Rutgers - 17:36.13

100 Backstroke              Eszter Povazsay, Louisville - 55.59                      Brendon Andrews, Louisville - 48.75

200 Backstroke              Eszter Povazsay, Louisville - 2:00.11                   Pedro Oliveira, Louisville - 1:51.16

100 Breaststroke            Helena Pikhartova, Cincinnati - 1:03.45               Carlos Almeida, Louisville - 54.36

200 Breaststroke            Fanny Lilliestrom, Louisville - 2:15.50                  Carlos Almeida, Louisville - 2:00.35

100 Butterfly                  Raine Thompson, Louisville - 55.84                     Taylor Camp, West Virginia - 49.83

200 Butterfly                  Tanja Kylliainen, Louisville - 2:01.02                   Pedro Oliveira, Louisville - 1:48.40

200 IM                          Tanja Kylliainen, Louisville - 2:03.55                    Carlos Almeida, Louisville - 1:51.21

400 IM                          Emma Reaney, Notre Dame - 4:21.94                  Jake Querciagrossa, West Virginia - 4:09.57

200 Freestyle Relay        Villanova - 1:37.28                                            Pittsburgh - 1:25.45

400 Freestyle Relay        Louisville - 3:26.60                                            Louisville - 3:00.43

800 Freestyle Relay        West Virginia - 7:37.49                                      Louisville - 6:58.63

200 Medley Relay           Louisville - 1:41.63                                            Louisville - 1:30.20

400 Medley Relay           Rutgers - 3:50.09                                              Pittsburgh - 3:23.87                                   

 

 

This week in BIG EAST Swimming and Diving

Tue.       1              Iona at Seton Hall                                                                          5 p.m.

Fri.          4              Notre Dame at Purdue                                                                  6 p.m.

Louisville at Pittsburgh                                                                4 p.m.

Wagner at Rutgers                                                                        all day

Sat.        5              Connecticut at Army                                                                       Noon

Notre Dame at Valparaiso                                                          1 p.m.

Seton Hall at Providence                                                             2 p.m.