Big Ten Competition Flexes Their Muscles


Feb. 28, 2008

Complete Results

Ann Arbor, MI – The University of Iowa men’s swimming and diving team was in Ann Arbor, MI for the commencement of the 2008 Big Ten Swimming Championships. The 97th annual event is being held at Canham Natatorium on the campus of the University of Michigan. After day one, the Hawkeyes are in ninth place with 57 points. Michigan is in the lead with 344 points.

Aside from the 50 freestyle, Iowa swimmers set season bests in every event of the evening, which included freshman Conor Dwyer in the 500 freestyle (4:27.21) and freshman Sean Hagan in the 200 IM (1:52.27). In addition, both the 200 freestyle relay and 400 medley relay teams posted the Hawkeyes best times of the season.

Sophomores Frank Van Dijkhuizen and Michael Gilligan earned the only individual points for Iowa, both on the one-meter board placing 12th and 15th, respectively. Van Dijkhuizen scored nine while Gilligan scored four.

1. Michigan 344
2. Indiana 250
3. Ohio State 204
4. Minnesota 181
5. Northwestern 149
6. Purdue 145
7. Wisconsin 122
8. Penn State 80
9. IOWA 57
10. Michigan State 56

200 Freestyle Relay
1. Michigan 1:18.33*A
(Brady, Savulich, Dauw, Martone)
10. IOWA 1:22.92
(Salhus, Dwyer, Jones Keeling)

500 Freestyle
1. Matt Patton (Mich) 4:16.05*A

200 Individual Medley
1. Alex Vanderkaay (Mich) 1:43.88*A

50 Freestyle
1. Kyle Bubolz (NU) 19.64*B

One Meter Diving
1. Landon Marzullo (Ind) 388.55
12. Frank Van Dijkhuizen (IOWA) 283.20
15. Michael Gilligan (IOWA) 271.05

400 Medley Relay
1. Michigan 3:08.08*A
(Mandel, Spann, Brady, Savulich)
10. IOWA 3:22.48
(Whaley, Ryan, Dragon, Miner)

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