No. 10 Virginia claims victory against No. 14 Indiana, Penn State in tri-meet
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- On the final day of a two-day tri-meet, No. 10 Virginia defeated No. 14 Indiana 226-126 and Penn State 210-141 on Saturday at the Counsilman Billingsley Aquatic Center. The No. 8 UVa men were victorious against No. 24 Penn State 198-155 but were barely beaten by No. 7 Indiana 177-176.
Senior Lauren Perdue captured two individual wins in the 50 free (22.55) and the 200 free (1:46.45) and was a part of the 400 free relay that won in a time of 3:21.38.
Freshman Courtney Bartholomew finished off a sweep of the backstroke events for the weekend, taking the 100 back in 53.68, while sophomore Shaun Casey notched a win in the 400 IM in 4:15.44.
Junior Rachel Naurath and sophomore Ellen Williamson, both part of the winning 400 free relay along with Perdue and junior Emily Lloyd, touched second in the 1,000 free (9:50.19) and 100 fly (54.62), respectively.
Junior Brad Phillips won the 1,000 free in 9:07.06 for the men, while senior Brady Fox (100 fly), juniors Taylor Grey (200 breast) and Parker Camp (200 free) and freshman Chris Webb (400 IM) all earned second-place finishes to push the Hoosiers to the final event.
Virginia’s top 400 free relay of senior Tom Barrett, sophomore Charlie Rommel, Camp and junior Jonathan Buerger defeated Indiana’s top relay in a time of 3:00.85, but the Hoosiers’ relay was able to touch before UVa’s second squad to propel IU to victory.