Texas Swimming and Diving Sweeps Indiana, Louisville in Short Course Tri-Meet; Daniel Krueger Posts Nation’s Top Time in 100 Free

Daniel Krueger leads the nation in the 100 free. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

The Texas swimming and diving program took down both Louisville and Indiana on Saturday morning in Bloomington, Ind., in a short course yard tri-meet, a day after the three teams swam long course tri-meet. Texas sophomore Daniel Krueger posted the nation’s top time in the 100 free with a 43.03.


Team Scores (Men)

  • No. 4 Indiana 189.5, No. 9 Louisville 91.5
  • No. 2 Texas 160, No. 4 Indiana 118
  • No. 2 Texas 198, No. 9 Louisville 76

Team Scores (Women)

  • No. 18 Indiana 142, No. 13 Louisville 139
  • No. 8 Texas 168, No. 18 Indiana 113
  • No. 8 Texas 146, No. 13 Louisville 135

Texas Swimming and Diving Press Release


  • The grouping of Chris Staka, Charlie Scheinfeld, Alvin Jiang, and Daniel Krueger won the 200 Medley Relay with a time of 1:26.60.
  • Chris Yeager and Jack Collins finished in second and third place, respectively, in the 1000 Free with times of 9:08.53 and 9:13.11.
  • In the 200 Free, Maxime Rooney and Drew Kibler went 2-3 with times of 1:35.65 and 1:36.80, respectively. Rooney also finished in second in the 100 Free at 43.32.
  • The Longhorns went 1-2-3-4 in the 100 Back. Jiang claimed the title with a time of 47.05, Staka came in second at 47.35, Ryan Harty followed in third with a 47.74 mark, and Austin Katz rounded out the group with a fourth-place touch at 48.03. Jiang’s time is the fourth fastest in the nation this season.
  • Freshman Caspar Corbeau claimed the 100 Breast title with a 54.22 race. Corbeau added a second-place finish in the 200 Breast with a time of 1:59.52, while teammate Jake Foster claimed the win at 1:59.24. Foster also tacked on a second-place finish in the 400 IM to his day with a wall touch at 3:49.31.
  • The Longhorns also won the 200 Fly with Sam Pomajevich touching the wall at 1:45.49.
  • Krueger recorded a win in the 50 Free with a time of 19.80 and the 100 Free with a 43.03. His 100 Free time is the fastest so far in the 2019-20 season.
  • Jordan Windle won the 1-meter diving competition with a 404.00. Andrew Harness took third at 344.95, and Grayson Campbell finished in fourth with a 343.75.
  • The Longhorns recorded a 1-2-4 finish with Katz taking the top spot at 1:43.27. Harty followed in second at 1:43.48, and Jason Park finished in fourth at 1:47.61.
  • In the 500 Free, Kibler finished in second at 4:27.33, Alex Zettle finished in third at 4:27.40, Yeager followed in fourth at 4:27.86, and Pomajevich added a fifth-place finish at 4:29.02.
  • Staka and Jiang went 1-2 in the 100 Fly, Staka touching at 47.17 and Jiang at 47.54.


  • Evie Pfeifer claimed both the 1000 Free (9:46.75) and 500 Free (4:44.83) titles. In the 500 Free, Pfeifer hit her fastest time of the season. Miranda Heckman followed with a third-place finish in the 1000 Free at 10:02.70. In the 500 Free, Mary Smutny took fourth at 4:53.22.
  • Kelly Pash won the 200 Free with a time of 1:46.68, the 100 Free at 49.14, and the 400 IM at 4:13.12.
  • The Longhorns went 1-2 in the 100 Back with Julia Cook taking the title at 53.75 and Claire Adams following at 53.89.
  • Adams added a win in the 200 Back with a time of 1:58.96.
  • Lauren Case finished in second in the 200 Fly with a time of 1:59.45. She also added a third-place finish in the 100 Fly (54.48).
  • In the 50 Free, Bridget Semenuk finished in second at 23.07, and Grace Ariola came in third at 23.43. Semenuk also placed third in the 100 Free with a time of 50.05.
  • The Longhorns won the 200 Free Relay as Semenuk, Adams, Cook, and Ariola combined for a time of 1:30.54.
  • In the 3-meter diving competition, Texas went 1-2-3 with Alison Gibson, claiming the title at 365.70. Paola Pineda finished in second with a 330.85 score, and Janie Boyle came in third at 317.10.

Indiana Press Release

Men’s Winners:

  • Bruno Blaskovic – 200 freestyle relay (1:19.46)
  • Mikey Calvillo – 500 freestyle (4:23.37); 1,000 freestyle (9:04.79)
  • Jack Franzman – 200 freestyle relay (1:19.46)
  • Brandon Hamblin – 200 freestyle relay (1:19.46)
  • Mohamed Samy – 200 freestyle (1:35.14); 400 IM (3:48.99); 200 freestyle relay (1:19.46)

Women’s Winners:

  • Noelle Peplowski – 100 breaststroke (1:00.66); 200 breaststroke (2:11.24)


  • The men’s team compiled four individual victories and one relay title in 15 contested events, while the women’s team earned two first-place finishes.
  • Samy continued his brilliant start to the 2019-20 season with three more victories and two top-5 times nationally. His pace of 1:35.14 in the 200 free and 3:48.99 each rank third in the NCAA this season.
  • Calvillo turned in two of the top-10 times nationally in distance events. His 1,000 freestyle time of 9:04.79 is the seventh fastest time in the country, while his 500 freestyle mark of 4:23.37 ranks eighth nationally.
  • On the women’s side, Peplowski swam the fourth fastest time recorded this season in the 200 breast (2:11.24) and the ninth quickest 100 breast time (1:00.66).
  • For the second-straight day of competition, Indiana recorded four NCAA Zone Qualifying scores in the diving well. Sophomore Cole VanDevender recorded a six-dive set score of 359.15 on the 1-meter board to pace the Hoosiers, while junior Mory Gould tallied 319.75 points. Freshman Zain Smith recorded a score of 298.65 on the 3-meter board and sophomore Kayla Laurde posted 281.00 points.

Louisville Press Release

The Cards started off with a sweep of the first race of the day, 200 medley relay, with the A relay team of Ashlyn Schoof (25.88), Mariia Astashkina (27.56), Grace Oglesby (24.14), and Lainey Visscher (22.57) put together the winning time of 1:40.15. The B-relay of Kyla Alexander (26.30), Kaylee Wheeler (28.31), Nastja Govejsek (24.17), and Casey Fanz (22.98) were into the wall second with a time of 1:41.76.

The men’s 200 medley relay touched the wall in a tie for second with IU with a time of 1:27.15 put up by Mitchell Whyte (22.34), Evgenii Somov (24.07), Nicolas Albiero (21.13), Mihalis Deliyiannis (19.61). Somov had the fastest split of any breaststroker.

The Cards were led by Maria Sumida in the 1000 free with a 6th place, coming home in a time of 10:14.52. She was followed by Sophie Cattermole (10:20.97), Maddie Luther (10:24.03), and Maggie Jahns (10:33.52).

In the men’s 1000 free, it was T.C. Smith leading the Cards, touching the wall at 9:23.87 for seventh place. Hayden Curley finished just over a second behind Smith (9:24.94). Graham Barrett touched in 9:34.03 and Ilia Sibirtsev had a 9:50.59.

Arina Openysheva picked up a third place in the 200 free with a time 1:49.49. Annette Schultz was the second Cardinal to touch the wall in seventh place at 1:50.74.

The Cards picked up a fourth place finish for Colton Paulson in the men’s 200 free finishing in a time of 1:37.98. Michael Eastman clocked in a 1:39.95, Bartosz Piszczorowicz went 1:40.19 and Santiago Aguilera posted a 1:40.96.

Ashlyn Schoof led the Cardinals with a fourth-place finish in the women’s 100 backstroke with a time of 55.97. Kyla Alexander was 7th with a 57.53, Sofie Underdahl was 8th in 57.56 and Kelly Tichenor was ninth, boarding a 57.75.

In the men’s 100 backstroke, Mitchell Whyte touched the wall as the fastest Cardinal in a time of 48.40, good for fifth place. Nikkos Sofianids went 49.72 just ahead of teammate Jack Wever’s 49.77.

Mariia Astashkina and Morgan Friesen finish 3-4 in the 100 breast. Astashkina finished in a time of 1:01.48 and Friesen touched in at 1:02.92.

The men’s 100 breast saw Evgenii Somov pick up second place points with a time of 54.35. He had the fastest 50 split, going out in a 25.27. Sasha Palazzo was 8th with a time of 56.77 and Aaron Parrott turned in a 57.31.

Grace Oglesby took top honors in the 200 fly, winning by just one-hundredth in time of 1:59.44. Alena Kraus was third with a 2:00.16

Nicolas Albiero earns a third place in the men’s 200 fly with a time of 1:47.31. Daniel Sos was fifth with a 1:49.52. Jarrett Jones turned in a 1:51.24 as the third Cardinal in the field.

Lainey Visscher won a close race in the 50 free, out-touching the Longhorns’ Bridget Semenuk, winning the event in a time of 23.06. Casey Fanz was fifth with a 23.55 and Avery Braunecker was seventh after posting a 23.70.

Mihalis Deliyiannis was the first Cardinal to touch the wall in the men’s 50 free, placing fourth with a 20.25. Caleb Duncan was 6th in 20.71 and Tanner Cummings touched in 20.86.

In the 100 free, Arina Openysheva touched 4th in 50.10, Lainey Visscher was 5th in 51.06 and Casey Fanz was 7th in 51.50!

In the 100 free, Bartosz Piszczorowicz went 45.49, Michael Eastman went 45.61 and Santiago Aguilera went 45.76!

In the 100 back, Annette Schultz put up a 3rd place time of 2:00.58, Ashlyn Schoof was 4th in 2:00.73 and Sofie Underdahl was 6th in 2:02.49

Nick Albiero was 3rd in the 200 back, boarding a 1:46.55. Greyson Alarcon was 8th with a 1:49.01 just ahead of teammates Jack Wever (1:49.42) and Nikkos Sofianidis (1:49.58).

In 200 breast, Mariia Astashkina was 2nd with a time of 2:12.14. Morgan Friesen was 4th (2:16.09) and Diana Dunn 6th in 2:18.98 for the Cardinals.

Evgenii Somov touched fourth in 200 breast and teammate Daniel Sos was 7th in 2:01.41. Aaron Parrot posted a 2:09.20 and Sasha Palazzo went 2:12.34 to round out the field.

Maria Sumida was third in the 500 free with a time of 4:53.00. Alena Kraus was 7th in 4:58.79 and Maddie Luther posted a 5:03.56.

In the 500 Free, T.C. Smith swam a 4:33.89 just ahead of Hayden Curley (4:34.53), Colton Paulson (4.36.88) and Ilia Sibirtsev’s 4:40.80.

Grace Oglesby picked up the win in the 100 Fly with a 53.70. Nastja Govejsek was fourth in 55.12 and Kelly Tichenor went 57.27.

Nick Albiero was fourth in the 100 fly with a time of 48.21. Mitchell Whyte went 49.54, Nikkos Sofianidis went 49.58, and Greyson Alarcon went 50.26.

Maria Sumida was fourth in the 400 IM with a 4:20.82. Abby Hay went 4:24.51 ahead of Carley Lowe (4:27.95) and Maggie Jahns went (4:28.68)

Daniel Sos was 4th in the 400 IM with a 3:52.81. Jarrett Jones went 4:02.00, Hayden Curley 4:02.79, and TC Smith 4:04.35

In the 200 free relay, Lainey Visscher (23.07), Arina Openysheva (22.66), Avery Braunecker (22.64) and Casey Fanz (22.46) put up a combined 1:30.8, good for second place.

The Cards were second in 200 free relay when Mihalis Deliyiannis (20.49), Evgenii Somov (20.30), Tanner Cummings (20.40), Caleb Duncan (20.07) combined forces for a 1:21.26.

In 3M diving, Molly Fears scored a 313.00 to finish fourth, just ahead of Michaela Sliney’s 310.05. Abigail Andrews boarded a 273.95 and Abbie Ericson put up a 236.95. In men’s 1M, Sean Riley was sixth posting a 298.85 just edging teammate Daniel Pinto’s 285.35. Kivanc Gur put up a 269.15 and Sky Geovanni scored a 264.60.