Swim & Dive Falls to Virginia Tech

Nov. 3, 2013

Complete Results

Purdue Recap Logo
W: 148
 M: 139
Cincinnati Recap Logo M: 92
W: 93

50 Free
 Parcell VT

 Bonk VT

100 Free
 Keire UC  Bureau VT
200 Free
 Filova VT  Bonk VT
500 Free
 Andrews UC  Kearns UC
1,650 Free
 Keire UC  Szuba VT
200 Back
 Piper UC  Latimer VT
200 Breast
 Paluszek VT  Burns VT
200 Fly
 Donnelly VT  Switkowski VT
400 IM
 Piper UC  Green UC
400-Medley Relay
1-meter Dive
 Arnet  VT  Stevens VT
3-meter Dive
 Arnett VT  Magill UC

CINCINNATI - The University of Cincinnati men's and women's swimming teams both fell to ACC opponent Virginia Tech on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Keating Aquatics Center. The women dropped a 148-92 decision to the Hokies, while the men fell, 139-93.


Jackie Keire continued her impressive start to her collegiate career, scoring victories in the 100 free and and mile. She touched the wall in 17:05.87 in th mile, winning by nearly 12 seconds. Her 100 free mark was 50.84, roughly half a second off the pool record.

UC also got a win in the 500 free, with sophomore Hope Andrews finishing in 5:06.11.

The other two Bearcats victories came from Jessica Piper in the 200 back and 400 individual medley. Piper edged Virginia Tech's Maggie Gruber by less than a second in the 200 back, clocking in at 2:02.89. She than touched the wall in 4:28.91 to win the 400 IM.

The meet opend with the UC team of Piper, Helena Pikhartova, Iuliia Fedoreeva and Weronika Wasiakowska finishing second in the 400 medley relay (3:51.44).

Pikhartova also collected a third place finish in the 200 breaststroke, clocking in at 2:21.91. Wasiakowska earned a tie for second place in the 50 free, tying with the Hokies' Carloine Buscagila at 24.32.

Wasiakowska also tied for third place in the 100 free, matching Tech's Emily Ryczek in 52.75. The 200 fly saw Iuliia Fedoreeva finish third with a mark of 2:09.03. 

The 500 free saw Taylor Myszka join Andrews in the top three, finishing third in 5:09.38. Piper was joined in the top three of the 400 IM by Andrea Bartel in second at 4:33.12 and Ola Kaminska in third at 4:44.01.

The 400 free relay to conclude the meet saw Virginia Tech win in 3:27.49, with the UC team of Keire, Pikhartova, Sally Thompson and Sammie Wheeler finishing second in 3:32.46.


UC saw men's victories in the 500 free and 400 individual medley. Donovan Kearns won the 500 free in 4:49.97, while Cody Green scored the victory in the 400 IM, touching the wall in 4:11.13

Michael Kaplan scored UC's first top three finish of the afternoon in the 200 free, placing third in 1:44.64. D.J. Waite was the next top-three finisher, placing second in the 100 free in 47.01.

Connor Davis and Jesse Fallon joined Kearns as top finishers in the 500 free. Davis was second in 4:51.22, while Fallon was third in 4:56.97.

The 400 IM saw Andrew Albert place second (4:17.79) and Tim O'Brien third (4:18.49) in addition to Green's victory.

The action was capped with Michael Palleros, Tommy Easley, Michael Kaplan and Hunter Pasek winning the 400 freestyle relay in 3:09.50.


The one-meter board saw Virginia Tech win both the men's and women's side. UC's top finishers on the one-meter were Chloe Merris and Bill Magill.

The three-meter board saw Virginia Tech's Kalyea Arnett win on the women's side, while UC's Bill Magill won on the men's side.


The Bearcats return to the Keating Aquatics Center on Saturday, Nov. 9, to host Western Kentucky. Diving will begin at 11:00 a.m., with swimming underway at 1:00 p.m. Admission is free.