Penn State Men Defeat Big Ten Rival Ohio State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn, February 7. THE Penn State men’s swimming and diving team wrapped up its dual meet season with a close 122-121 victory over Big Ten rival Ohio State Friday night in Columbus, Ohio.The Nittany Lions won eight of 13 events to win its second straight dual meet to finish 4-5 on the season.

Senior Todd Minnier (Avon Lake, Ohio) led Penn State with three victories, while junior Daryl Northrop (Verona, N.J.) and junior Dustin Thompson (Munster, Ind.) had two each.Minnier and Northrop helped teammates Shawn McLin (Sinking Spring, Pa.) and Dan Velez (Germantown, Md.) earn a first-place finish in the 400-Yard Medley Relay with a time of 3:20.72.

Minnier also won the 200 freestyle with an NCAA “B” cut time of 1:38.00. He also touched the wall first in the 100 freestyle in 45.21.Northrop captured an individual win in the 50 freestyle in 21.09.Thompson picked up first-place finishes in the 200 fly (1:51.50) and the 500 free (4:39.95).

Also finishing first for the Nittany Lions were freshman Patrick Healy (Philadelphia, Pa.) in the 1000 freestyle (9:34.26) and junior Mark Zucca (Hudson, Ohio) in the 200 breaststroke (2:03.68).

RESULTS
Event 1 Men 1 mtr Diving

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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Richeson, Mitch JR Ohio State 364.28 9
2 Pierce, Adam JR Penn State 325.95 4
3 Harkness, Kellen FR Ohio State 313.43 3
4 Alderman, Mike SR Penn State 310.88 2
5 Hanneman, Nick SO Ohio State 305.48 1
6 Gastaldo, Marc JR Penn State 285.30
7 Dreyer, Marc SO Ohio State x258.53

Event 2 Men 3 mtr Diving
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Richeson, Mitch JR Ohio State 391.28 9
2 Harkness, Kellen FR Ohio State 350.48 4
3 Pierce, Adam JR Penn State 345.45 3
4 Hanneman, Nick SO Ohio State 334.58 2
5 Gastaldo, Marc JR Penn State 330.98 1
6 Dreyer, Marc SO Ohio State x328.97
7 Alderman, Mike SR Penn State 308.48

Event 3 Men 400 Yard Medley Relay
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School Finals
Points
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1 Penn State University 'A' 3:20.72 11
1) McLin, Shawn SO 2) Velez, Dan SO
3) Minnier, Todd SR 4) Northrop, Daryl JR
25.09 51.13 25.76 56.10 22.21 48.58 21.10 44.91
2 Ohio State University 'A' 3:22.36 4
1) Campioni, Andreas SR 2) Kauscher, Rob JR
3) Tomes, Marty SO 4) Braun, Adam SO
24.89 51.27 25.26 55.83 21.97 49.24 21.49 46.02
3 Ohio State University 'B' 3:31.43 2
1) Stoneburg, Chris SO 2) Jefferies, Matt JR
3) Gullett, Jeff SO 4) Byrnes, Michael SO
25.43 54.36 24.49 55.34 24.29 54.44 22.48 47.29
4 Ohio State University 'C' x3:36.28
1) Lemyre, R.J. FR 2) Celik, Matt JR
3) Beran, Kegan FR 4) Okeson, David FR
25.57 52.92 28.62 1:01.80 24.14 53.60 22.54 47.96

Event 4 Men 1000 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Healy, Patrick FR Penn State 9:34.26 9
26.98 28.36 28.94 29.25 28.66 28.98 29.15 29.02
29.06 29.11 28.73 28.88 28.97 28.95 28.76 28.78
28.82 28.45 28.42 27.99
2 Sciortino, Ryan JR Ohio State 9:37.24 4
25.80 27.96 28.68 28.91 28.83 28.93 29.02 29.11
29.11 29.16 29.16 29.08 29.11 29.17 29.14 29.43
29.55 29.42 29.24 28.43
3 Herschberger, Benji SO Ohio State 9:45.79 3
26.36 28.49 28.80 29.01 29.18 28.98 29.17 29.26
28.92 29.13 28.91 28.95 29.48 29.33 30.03 30.87
30.18 30.49 30.40 29.85
4 Kornacki, Richard SO Penn State 9:51.38 2
26.96 29.09 29.80 29.60 30.03 30.04 29.95 29.98
29.89 30.10 29.94 29.81 29.83 29.89 29.93 30.20
29.95 29.53 29.41 27.45
5 Chute, Matthew SO Ohio State 9:51.43 1
27.01 29.51 29.80 30.04 29.45 29.73 29.83 29.81
30.08 29.96 29.82 29.89 29.96 29.99 30.14 30.16
30.06 29.58 29.50 27.11

Event 5 Men 200 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Minnier, Todd SR Penn State 1:38.00 9
22.80 24.73 25.25 25.22
2 Doyle, Joe FR Ohio State 1:41.59 4
23.68 25.62 26.11 26.18
3 Finkler, Ofer FR Penn State 1:42.95 3
23.77 26.00 26.62 26.56
4 Seay, Tommy JR Ohio State 1:43.13 2
23.57 25.61 26.79 27.16
5 Thompson, Dustin JR Penn State 1:43.70 1
24.06 26.11 27.08 26.45
6 Tiemier, Brian SO Ohio State 1:43.75
23.98 26.04 26.36 27.37

Event 6 Men 50 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Northrop, Daryl JR Penn State 21.09 9
2 Grant, Gary FR Ohio State 21.55 4
3 Braun, Adam SO Ohio State 21.75 3
4 Johansson, Patrik FR Penn State 21.81 2
5 Campioni, Andreas SR Ohio State 21.85 1
6 Kaiserian, Daniel FR Penn State 21.89

Event 7 Men 200 Yard IM
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 King, Nate FR Ohio State 1:53.07 9
25.17 27.63 33.83 26.44
2 Gullett, Jeff SO Ohio State 1:54.11 4
25.04 29.45 33.27 26.35
3 Torok, Nathan FR Penn State 1:54.74 3
24.52 27.82 35.85 26.55
4 Ippoliti, Christopher FR Penn State 1:55.50 2
24.02 29.46 33.99 28.03
5 Zucca, Mark JR Penn State 1:56.99 1
25.49 31.82 32.24 27.44
6 Jefferies, Matt JR Ohio State 1:57.47
24.75 31.35 32.36 29.01

Event 8 Men 200 Yard Butterfly
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Thompson, Dustin JR Penn State 1:51.50 9
25.18 28.44 28.37 29.51
2 Tomes, Marty SO Ohio State 1:51.72 4
24.34 27.86 28.71 30.81
3 Kornacki, Richard SO Penn State 1:56.28 3
26.23 29.43 30.48 30.14
4 Tiemier, Brian SO Ohio State 1:56.89 2
26.62 29.89 30.30 30.08
5 Stoneburg, Chris SO Ohio State 1:57.03 1
25.66 29.06 30.27 32.04
6 Tucker, Robert SR Penn State 1:59.78
26.30 30.47 31.37 31.64

Event 9 Men 100 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Minnier, Todd SR Penn State 45.21 9
21.82 23.39
2 Northrop, Daryl JR Penn State 46.04 4
22.41 23.63
3 Seay, Tommy JR Ohio State 46.40 3
21.99 24.41
4 Doyle, Joe FR Ohio State 46.56 2
22.51 24.05
5 Grant, Gary FR Ohio State 46.81 1
22.33 24.48
6 Finkler, Ofer FR Penn State 47.98
23.03 24.95

Event 10 Men 200 Yard Backstroke
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Campioni, Andreas SR Ohio State 1:52.05 9
26.13 28.21 28.85 28.86
2 McLin, Shawn SO Penn State 1:52.20 4
26.74 28.70 29.17 27.59
3 Torok, Nathan FR Penn State 1:52.35 3
27.04 28.63 28.84 27.84
4 King, Nate FR Ohio State 1:54.24 2
26.80 28.78 29.68 28.98
5 Lemyre, R.J. FR Ohio State 1:55.71 1
26.74 28.85 30.01 30.11

Event 11 Men 500 Yard Freestyle
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Thompson, Dustin JR Penn State 4:39.95 9
25.57 27.74 28.19 28.47 28.40 28.60 28.83 28.52
28.17 27.46
2 Healy, Patrick FR Penn State 4:39.97 4
26.55 28.18 28.17 28.34 28.21 28.26 28.47 28.16
28.25 27.38
3 Herschberger, Benji SO Ohio State 4:45.05 3
25.82 27.92 28.19 28.64 28.73 28.24 28.65 29.59
29.76 29.51
4 Sciortino, Ryan JR Ohio State 4:45.94 2
25.52 28.08 28.90 29.18 28.97 29.21 28.97 28.94
29.46 28.71
5 Tomes, Marty SO Ohio State 4:53.59 1
26.57 28.80 29.26 29.50 29.44 28.86 29.47 30.59
30.63 30.47
6 Kornacki, Richard SO Penn State 4:58.39
26.71 29.08 29.89 30.07 30.64 31.04 30.60 30.23
30.81 29.32

Event 12 Men 200 Yard Breaststroke
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Name Year School Finals
Points
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1 Zucca, Mark JR Penn State 2:03.68 9
27.94 31.52 32.01 32.21
2 Kauscher, Rob JR Ohio State 2:04.87 4
28.01 31.69 31.94 33.23
3 Velez, Dan SO Penn State 2:05.38 3
28.31 32.48 32.56 32.03
4 Jefferies, Matt JR Ohio State 2:07.62 2
28.25 32.73 32.98 33.66
5 Ippoliti, Christopher FR Penn State 2:07.93 1
28.67 32.70 33.12 33.44
6 Gullett, Jeff SO Ohio State 2:10.51
28.67 32.89 33.98 34.97

Event 13 Men 400 Yard Freestyle Relay
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School Finals
Points
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1 Ohio State University 'A' 3:06.12 11
1) Grant, Gary FR 2) Byrnes, Michael SO
3) Okeson, David FR 4) Seay, Tommy JR
22.50 46.89 22.11 46.94 21.81 47.03 21.28 45.26
2 Ohio State University 'B' 3:07.24 4
1) Doyle, Joe FR 2) King, Nate FR
3) Tiemier, Brian SO 4) Braun, Adam SO
22.18 46.35 22.18 46.58 22.87 47.84 22.18 46.47
3 Penn State University 'A' 3:08.09 2
1) Torok, Nathan FR 2) Johansson, Patrik FR
3) Finkler, Ofer FR 4) McLin, Shawn SO
22.88 47.35 22.07 46.95 22.16 46.49 22.31 47.30
4 Ohio State University 'D' x3:17.41
1) Prose, Tyler FR 2) Shields, Kevin FR
3) Lemyre, R.J. FR 4) Stoneburg, Chris SO
23.47 49.12 23.74 49.57 22.96 49.00 23.42 49.72
5 Ohio State University 'C' x3:26.47
1) Supe, Kyle FR 2) Veit, Sean SR
3) Dingledine, Erik FR 4) Keene, Nick FR
24.09 50.54 25.06 53.62 24.84 52.21 23.69 50.10

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