Dec. 6, 2009
COLUMBUS, Ohio – MacKenzie LeBlanc went 1:48.03 in the 200 butterfly to notch an NCAA B-cut Sunday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion. His efforts helped the Notre Dame swimming and diving team earn a fourth-place finish among the 12-team field at the Ohio State Invite.
Ohio State (1,424) won the event with Minnesota (834) and West Virginia (447) taking second and third, respectively. The Irish earned 422 points for fourth.
Notre Dame’s next dual meet will be Jan. 9 against Northwestern, the first of four home meets the Irish will take part in before the BIG EAST Championships in Pittsburgh, Pa.
The Irish will spend several days in San Juan, Puerto Rico, after Christmas for the program’s annual winter training trip.
200 Breaststroke: Joseph Raycroft (2:04.89) was 10th while P.J. Koppel finished in 2:06.36 for 13th.