Brendan Burns, Emily Weiss Help Indiana to Three Wins in Quad Meet

Brendan Burns; Photo Courtesy: Xavier Daniels/Indiana Athletics

Two wins apiece by Brendan Burns and Emily Weiss led Indiana to three victories in a quad meet hosted by Purdue on Saturday.

Burns won the men’s 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke, both in NCAA B cuts of 47.17 and 1:45.03, respectively.

Weiss won the women’s 100 breaststroke in 1:01.27, an NCAA B cut, with teammate Noelle Peplowski second. Weiss also prevailed in the 200 breast.


  • Ohio State 159, Purdue 140
  • Indiana 154, Purdue 145


  • Purdue 244, Rutgers 22
  • Ohio State 244, Rutgers 23
  • Ohio State 198, Purdue 99
  • Indiana 252, Rutgers 22
  • Indiana 185, Purdue 115
  • (The Indiana-Ohio State dual was unscored)


Indiana swept both one-meter diving events, with Andrew Capobianco scoring 401.40 to take the men’s event and Anne Fowler’s score of 303.90 earning gold in the women’s.

Mikey Calvillo won the 500 freestyle for Indiana. Corey Gambardella was first in the 200 butterfly.

On the women’s side, Elizabeth Broshears (100 fly), Josie Grote (1,000 free) and Mackenzie Looze (200 individual medley) also added wins. Looze was second to Weiss in the 200 breast. Jack Franzman was second in both the men’s 50 and 100 free.

Amy Fulmer led the way for Ohio State, winning the women’s 100 free and 200 free. Taylor Petrak and Emily Crane tied for the title in the 50 free at 22.99 seconds, with teammate Freya Rayner third. Crane also won the 100 back. Kristen Romano also doubled up on wins with the 200 back and 200 IM, the latter in a tie with Looze. Kate Trace won the 200 fly.

Ohio State won both women’s relays, with Crane, Hannah Bach, Katherine Zenick and Rayner taking the 200 medley and Zenick, Petrak, Fulmer and Rayner reining in the 400 free.

Mackenzie Crawford won three-meter diving for Ohio State.

On the men’s side, Jason Mathews claimed a pair of wins, in the 100 and 200 breast. Charlie Clark was first in the 1,000 free with teammate Carson Burt second. Clark was also second in the 500 free. Paul Delakis won the 200 free, and Sem Andreis took the 100 fly. Ohio State won the 400 free relay with Hunter Armstrong, Sem Andreis, Justin Fleagle and Delakis. Jacob Siler claimed the three-meter diving title.

The host Purdue started strong by winning the men’s 200 medley relay with the squad of Michael Juengel, Trent Pellini, Ryan Hrosik and Nikola Acin. The Boilermakers were second in the men’s 400 free relay, via Keelan Hart, Acin, Hrosik and Ryan Lawrence.

The sprint depth held, with Acin winning the 50 free (19.79) and 100 free (43.52) in events where Purdue claimed three of the top four spots. Hrosik was third in both, with Lawrence fourth in the 50 and Jude Wenker (also third in the 200 free) in fourth in the 100 free.

Pellini was second in the 100 breast and 200 IM, the latter won by teammate Nick Sherman with Andrew Alders third. Alders was also second in the 200 free, and Juengel finished second in the 100 back.

The women were led by a 1-2-3 finish in the 500 free, led by Kate Beavon. Hayley Pike finished second with Abby Johns third. Erin Verbrugge was second in the 200 back, and Sylvia Kobylak was third in the 100 fly and 200 breast.

On the boards, Brandon Loschiavo and Ben Bramley went 1-2 in the men’s platform diving for Purdue. Emily Bretscher led a 1-2-3 in the women’s platform.