Indiana’s Peplowski Sisters get four wins

Ohio State Invitational: Indiana’s Peplowski Sisters claim four wins

The Indiana Peplowski sisters ended the second evening session of the Ohio State Invitational in style on Friday night. Anna PepÅ‚owski then won the 200 freestyle Noelle Peplowski won the women’s 100m breaststroke and Anna returned to claim the 100m backstroke. Anna had also led a winning 200 medley relay earlier in the night.

It capped off a crazy night that included an event win from a B-final on the men’s side.

Ohio State Invitational Team Results


  1. State of Ohio 1,704
  2. Indiana 1,649.5
  3. Notre Dame 1.132
  4. VirginiaTech 990.5
  5. Yale 702.5
  6. Kentucky 635.5
  7. Cincinnati 613
  8. Lime wood 490


  1. Indiana 1,584
  2. State of Ohio 1,579.5
  3. Kentucky 1,402
  4. Virginia Tech 834
  5. UCLA 800.5
  6. Yale 668
  7. Notre Dame 636.5
  8. Ohio 363.5

Women’s 200 medley relay

Indiana clinched the night’s lone NCAA A-cut by going 1:35.98. Anna Peplowski executed before surrendering Mackenzie Looze, Elizabeth Broshears and Kristina Peagle. They were 1.3 seconds ahead of second-place finisher UCLA (1:37.28). The shock, however, was that Ohio State was DQed. With a start time of 1:35.28, they were chasing an A-cut.

Relay over 200 men’s medley

Rafael Miroslaws The outstanding anchor leg of 18.95 seconds propelled Indiana to victory in a 1:24.09, although they fell about a quarter of a second shy of an NAA A-cut. Luke Barr, Van Mathias and Tom Frankel rounded out the foursome.

The Hoosiers trailed Virginia Tech by three legs, partly because Youssef Ramadan went 19.95 on his leg. They finished second in 1:24.21, 0.15 seconds ahead of Ohio State (with Ruslan Gazievs 18.89 anchor).

Ladies 100 butterfly

After a distant fourth place in the morning heats, Catherine Zenik went out quickly and held off the field to win the event in 52.06. The Ohio State Junior was 50 by a half second after a 10-24 opening and held off the field’s attack to get to the wall first.

was second Coleen Gilian from Notre Dame in 52.24, 0.06 over OSU’s Morgan Kraus. The top seeds from the prelims, UCLA’s gabby dang, was a second slower on the night at 53.19 in seventh place. Her 52.00 from the morning would have won the race.

Men’s 100 Butterfly

Speaking of Ramadan, failing to reach the A final might have slightly upset the Virginia Tech junior. In the 100 fly B final, he took the win, cracking a 45.13 that was nearly two seconds faster than the rest of the consolation final.

It was also faster than A Finals winner Ohio State alex quach, Who went on 45.14. The sophomore put in an excellent swim to swamp a trio of Indiana contenders – Brendan Burns (45.81), Frankel (45.88) and Finn Brooks (46.10).

Women 400 individual medley

Kentucky Classmates Lauren Poole and Gillian Davey It went shot for shot for the final 150 yards, but Poole was the one who clawed it out in the final yards, walking 4:07.13 to knock down her teammate. Davey was second in 4:07.36 after being the top seed in the morning. Poole’s Final 50 split of 28.26 made the difference, with Davey going to 28.53.

third was Paige Maceachern of UCLA at 4:09.49. Looze also came in under 4:10 with 4:09.67.

400 men’s singles medley

Jack Hoagland led the field with a time of 3:43.52, almost five seconds ahead. of the state of Ohio Fabio Dalu was closest in 3:48.40, and the only two other times under 3:50 came from the B-Finals – Indianas Tristan DeWitt and Cincinnati Spencer Sehlhorst.

200 women’s freestyle

Similar to the 100 fly, the fastest time was faster in the morning than at night. And like dang amy Fulmer had to settle for second place in the final.

Anna Peplowski prevailed in the final with a time of 1:44.19. She hopped past Fulmer, who won silver in 1:44.70. It had been 1:44:04 am.

Men’s 200m freestyle

Miroslaw and Gaziev repeated their battle from the relay’s anchor leg in the 200s. Again it was the runner-up from Indiana who came out on top with a 1:33.32 going to Gaziev’s 1:33.82. They parted from the field early, with Yale Noah Millard Third in 1:34.70.

100 breaststroke women

Noelle Peplowski was third at halftime but stormed home with a 59.17 and won. That’s 0.08 faster than the fifth grader was in the morning. Josie Panitz of Ohio State nailed her morning time and finished second in 59.32. teammate Leah Baker joined her under a minute at 59.65.

Men’s 100 Breaststroke

Yes led three Hoosiers in the top 4 with a winning time of 52.05. third was Josh Matheny at 52.30, with Max Reich followed in 52.84, right in line with his pre-lap time. In between was Virginia Tech’s Carles Coll Marti in 52.19 for second place.

100 women’s backstroke

Anna Peplowski capitalized on a back-half effort to hit the wall first in 52.12. The sophomore had finished third in the 50 but came home in 26.35. She spoiled a win for the top seeds caitlin brooks, The senior from Kentucky was out in 25.22 but finished second in 52.40.

of the state of Ohio Nyah Funderburke finished third in 52.67. Virginia Tech freshman Carmen Weiler Sastre finished fourth to go into the 200 free with third.

100 backstroke men

Burns reinforced his second fly finish with a win at 100 back and defended his top seed with a 46.01. He was .45 on teammate Gavin Wright, came second. Thomas Watkins slipped to third in 47.06, with four followers within three four tenths of him.

Women’s 1 meter diving

Kyndal Knight made it a springboard sweep, the Kentucky graduate student scored 329.25 points to earn the win. She had set a school record in the 10-foot dash the night before.

Second place went to Lena Hentschel of Ohio State with 316.25. Indiana teammates Anne Folger and Megan Carter followed.

Men’s 3 meter diving

After coming second in the 1 meter, Maxwell Flory won at 3 meters by the smallest margin. His score of 425.70 has just edged out Carson Tylers 425.15 to hit the win. Third was Flory’s teammate from Miami brodie scapens, while Quin Henninger from Indiana also exceeded 400 points.

Women’s 800 Freestyle Relay

Kentucky placed three swimmers in the top nine of the 200 free, and the reward came in the relay with a winning time of 7:06.18. Izzy Gati, Kaitlynn Wheeler, and Beth McNeese and Poole did the work, Wheeler leading the way. After finishing fifth in the 200 Free, she uncorked a 1:45.70 that put the Wildcats in clean water and allowed them to hold off the Indiana onslaught.

Anna Peplowski gave Indiana the lead with her 1:45.95 leadoff leg, but Kentucky bounced back shortly after Wheeler’s submission and finally led at the 550-yard mark. With Ella Ristic, Ching Gan and Looze, the Hoosiers went 7:06.45. Third place went to Ohio State in 7:07.30, thanks in large part to Fulmer, who posted a 1:43.63.

800 Men’s Freestyle Relay

Indiana ended the night by winning a close 800 free relay with the team of Miroslaw, Mathias, Burns and Frankel. Mathias posted the fastest stage in 1:33.34 en route to a time of 6:22.51. Frankel held off an attack from Gaziev, who went 1:34.43 while Ohio State was second in 6:23.13. Notre Dame, with Colton Paulson went 1:34.95, finished third in 6:23.52.