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No. 20 Irish Defeat Cleveland State, Remain Unbeaten In Dual Competition
Senior Bill Bass was a double-winner for Notre Dame in Friday night's win at Cleveland State
 
Senior Bill Bass was a double-winner for Notre Dame in Friday night's win at Cleveland State

Jan. 18, 2013

Results

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The University of Notre Dame men's swimming and diving team claimed six gold medal finishes Friday on its way to a 131-112 dual victory over Cleveland State inside the Robert F. Busbey Natatorium.

The win moved the No. 20 Fighting Irish to 6-0 for the first time since the 2006-07 season. Notre Dame began that campaign 8-0, ultimately finishing with an 11-3 dual meet record.

Senior Bill Bass was a double winner in individual competition, swimming the 200 IM in 1:50.59 to earn the race win. Bass then navigated the 100 fly with a time of 50.58 to edge teammate John Williamson for the top finish. Bass also was third in the pool for the victorious 200 medley relay team that posted a winning clip of 1:32.44.

Freshman Michael Hudspith was the top swimmer in the 200 free, beating out teammate Kevin Hughes for the event gold with a time of 1:40.29. Hughes responded in the 500 free, clocking a 4:33.04 to best Cleveland State's Mark De Swardt by more than one second (4:34.74).

Junior Colin Babcock rounded out the race winners for Notre Dame, logging a 56.11 to pace the field in the 100 breast.

Notre Dame returns to the pool Jan. 25-26 when it welcomes Harvard and Towson to the Rolfs Aquatic Center for the annual Shamrock Invitational.

Event-By-Event Results:


200 Medley Relay:
The Notre Dame entry of Bogac Ayhan, Christopher Johnson, Bass and Kevin Overholt outswam the field with a time of 1:32.44. The Fighting Irish quartet of Bertie Nel, Mason Weber, Babcock and Broderick Kelley finished in third place (1:36.88).

1650 Free
: Brennan Jacobsen was the top Notre Dame finisher, touching in at 16:06 .02 to claim runner-up honors behind Cleveland State's De Swardt (15:45.10). Patrick Murphy (16:24.17) and Michael Scheid (17:02.25) finished in fifth and sixth place, respectively.

200 Free:
Hughes earned second place behind Hudspith with a time of 1:40.98. Williamson (1:45.53) and Andrew Jensen (1:53.18) rounded out the Fighting Irish entries in fifth and sixth place, respectively.

50 Free:
Babcock was less than one second behind the race winner Bass, touching the wall in 1:51.39. Nel secured the top-three finishers for Notre Dame with a time of 1:56.32.

100 Fly:
Williamson posted a time of 51.25 in his runner-up finish behind Bass. Kelley was the third Fighting Irish swimmer in the top five, clocking in at 51.66.

100 Free:
Overholt earned second place with a time of 46.94. Hudspith touched in at 47.15 to claim fourth place. 100 Back: Ayhan (52.07) and Nel (52.27) paced Notre Dame with second and third place times. Scheid logged a 54.88 for fifth place.

500 Free:
Jacobsen's third-place time of 4:43.71 gave the Fighting Irish two swimmers in the event's top three. 100 Breast: Johnson touched in behind Babcock (56.96) to claim second place. Weber logged a time of 59.57 to finish in fourth.

200 Free Relay:
The Notre Dame `A' entry of Williamson, Ayhan, Hudspith and Hughes finished second with a time of 1:27.73. Murphy, Jacobsen, Tylor Gauger and Scheid took home fourth place after clocking in at 1:32.19.

1-Meter Dive:
Ryan Koter scored 307.04 points to finish second to Cleveland State's Danny Roberts (326.03). Ted Wagner was the third-place finisher after scoring 288.82 points, while John Andrade came in fifth (273.44).

3-Meter Dive:
Andrade earned runner-up honors with a score of 284.55 points. Wagner (278.25) and Koter (266.78) finished in third and fourth place, respectively.

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Event Calendar

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September 30
1:00 PM
Michigan State/Iowa
East Lansing, Mich. (McCaffree Pool)
October 7
5:00 PM
Dennis Stark Relays
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
October 8
11:00 AM
Oakland
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
October 21
4:00 PM
Georgia Tech/ Emory
Atlanta, GA. (Herb McAuley Aquatic Center)
October 22
11:00 AM
Georgia Tech/Emory
Atlanta, GA. (Herb McAuley Aquatic Center)
November 4
5:00 PM
Pittsburgh/Virginia Tech
Pittsburgh, PA. (Trees Pool)
November 5
11:00 AM
Pittsburgh/Virginia Tech
Pittsburgh, PA. (Trees Pool)
November 17
All Day
Greensboro Invitational
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
November 18
All Day
Greensboro Invitational
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
November 19
All Day
Greensboro Invitational
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
January 12
5:00 PM
Iowa/Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
January 13
11:00 AM
Iowa/Illinois
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
January 14
1:00 PM
Northwestern
Evanston, IL
January 20
3:00 PM
Louisville
Louisville, KY
January 21
1:00 PM
IUPUI
Indianapolis, IN
January 27
5:00 PM
Shamrock Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
January 28
10:00 AM
Shamrock Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind. (Rolfs Aquatic Center)
February 4
1:00 PM
Ball State
Muncie, IN
February 11
All Day
Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
February 12
All Day
Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
February 22
All Day
ACC Championship
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 23
All Day
ACC Championship
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 24
All Day
ACC Championship
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
February 25
All Day
ACC Championship
Greensboro, NC. (Greensboro Aquatic Center)
March 22
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 23
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 24
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 25
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 26
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 27
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN
March 28
All Day
NCAA Championships
Indianapolis, IN

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