Jan. 17, 2009
ROCHESTER, Mich. – Competing for the second time in the last two days, the Notre Dame men’s swimming and diving team dropped a 161.5-137.5 decision at Oakland on Saturday. With the loss at the OU Aquatic Center, the Irish (3-6) have now dropped three consecutive dual meets heading into next week’s Shamrock Invitational at the Rolfs Aquatic Center.
200 Medley Relay: A few Irish lineup shifts on the day became evident in the meet’s first race … Bill Bauman, Marshall Sherman, Patrick Augustyn and David Anderson teamed for the bronze in 1:35.97 … Jeff Wood, Joseph Raycroft, Colin Francesco and Danny Lutkus (1:38.38) were fourth.
100 Back: Bauman (51.91) was Notre Dame’s highest finisher … he was third, and Christopher Wills (53.18) was fourth.
200 Fly: Patrick Augustyn sped through in 1:56.13 … Brus took fifth with a 1:57.23.
100 Free: Lytle came through in first with a 45.93 after a 50-yard 22.37 … Hoffman was fifth overall in 47.46.
200 Breast: A pair of Irish swimmers took the first two spots, with Rave (2:07.59) and Raycroft (2:10.67) topping the group.
100 Fly: In second was LeBlanc (51.45) … Augustyn (52.86) placed fourth and Van Volkenburgh (53.08) was fifth.
3-meter Diving: Bulfin dove his way into first with 360.52 points … Lex (359.47), Dunnichay (316.72) and Geary (310.50) were in close pursuit.
200 Individual Medley: Bauman (1:56.22) was second overall with Sullivan (1:56.71) taking fourth.
200 Free Relay: Lytle, David Anderson, Lutkus and Hoffman (1:24.76) powered the Irish to silver honors.