Pikhartova, Pikhartova, Wasiakowska advance on women's side; Ma'aya and Scherpenberg in finals on men's side.
Bearcat men finish fifth; women sixth at league meet
Scherpenberg swims his best-ever 100-yard backstroke in the men's competition.
Trio advances to Friday night championship finals after the morning's preliminary races
Women's 800 free relay, 50 back set during opening round of league meet
2013 Spring Commencement
UC All-Time Top 10 Record:
2010-11: Swam third leg of 200-yard freestyle relay team that placed fifth at BIG EAST Championships (2/17) with mark of 1:33.70 ... placed second in 100-yard freestyle with time of 55.52 seconds vs. Kentucky and Virginia Tech (1/29) ... led off 400-yard freestyle relay 'B' team to first-place finish at Kenyon Quad Meet (1/21-1/22) after finishing in 3:42.54 ... also recorded season-best mark of 24.95 seconds in the 5-yard freestyle at Kenyon Quad Meet ... led off 800 free relay 'B' team to second place finish at Louisville (1/15) with mark of 8:22.29 ... anchored 4x50 'B' team to third-place showing vs. West Virginia (11/6) with time of 1:50.01.
2009-10: Recorded school record mark of 1:32.04 as anchor of 200-yard freestyle relay team at BIG EAST Championships (2/18) ... placed third in 50-yard freestyle with time of 24.42 and fourth in 100-yard free with time of 54.37 vs. Wright State (2/6) ... swam third leg of 400-yard freestyle relay team vs. Louisville (1/9) and recorded season-best time of 3:36.76 ... anchored the 400-yard medley relay team to a mark of 3:59.05 at Miami (OH) Invitational (12/3) ... placed ninth in 800-yard freestyle (8:06.21) and seventh in 200-yard freestyle relay (1:50.63) at Indiana Invitational (11/20-11/22).
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Mentor High School...four-year state qualifier...school record holder in the 200 medley relay, 200 free relay, and 400 free relay...All-American her freshman, sophomore and junior years...four-time All-Ohio performer...Academic All-American...Graduated Summa Cume Laude and was a four-year Honor Roll student.
Personal: Born May 17, 1991... daughter of Mitch and Beth Berman.
Academic Major: Biology