Swimming and Diving Weekly News and Notes

Nov. 8, 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 sixth with a time of 1:37.92 and Louisville's Joao De Lucca is eighth at 1:38.12.
 
·         Brendon Andrews of Louisville ranks ninth nationally in the men's 100-yard backstroke at 48.75.
 
·         Louisville's Pedro Oliveira has the nation's seventh-fastest time in the 200-yard backstroke with 1:47.02. Oliveira also ranks ninth in the 200 butterfly with 1:48.40.
 
·         Carlos Almeida of Louisville ranks second in the 100 breaststroke with a time of 54.36. He also recorded a time of 2:00.35 in the 200 breaststroke to rank him at sixth nationally. 
 
·         Louisville currently holds the nation's sixth 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 seventh 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.
 
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 - 1:47.02
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
Wed.     9                Providence at Bryant                                                                      5 p.m.
Fri.          11            Cincinnati at Pittsburgh                                                                 4 p.m.
Georgetown, Lehigh, TCNJ at Princeton                                     TBA
                                Seton Hall, St. Peter's, TCU at Rutgers                                     all day
Sat.        12            Cincinnati, Villanova at West Virginia                                          Noon
                                Georgetown, Lehigh, TCNJ at Princeton                                     TBA
                                Notre Dame at Louisville                                                               1 p.m.
Seton Hall, St. Peter's TCU at Rutgers                                       all day
Sun.     13         Connecticut at Penn                                                    Noon