Michigan swim to Split on the final day of the Tennessee Invitational

Michigan swim to Split on the final day of the Tennessee Invitational

2022-11-19 21:53:00

// Bridgette Underwood

» Gal Groumi set a new competition record in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:41.40 to take the win and earn an NCAA B cut.
» The Wolverine recorded six NCAA “B” times on the final day of competition.
» The Wolverines will be next in action on Saturday, January 14 when they take on Indiana in Bloomington.

Side? site: Knoxville, Tennessee (Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center)
Incident: Tennessee Invitational (Day 3 of 3)
Results: #8 Virginia 192.5, #14 Michigan 183.5; #10 Tennessee 269, #14 Michigan 120; No. 14 Michigan 235, North Carolina 144; #14 Michigan 188, Carson Newman 105
Next UM event: Saturday, January 14 – in Indiana (Bloomington, Indiana), 10 a.m

• Complete results (PDF)

KNOXVILLE, TN. — The 14th-ranked University of Michigan swim and dive team went 2-2 on Saturday (Nov. 19) on the final day of the Tennessee Invitational at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center. The Wolverines defeated North Carolina 235-144 and Carson-Newman 188-105 while falling to No. 8 Virginia 192.5-183.5 and host No. 10 Tennessee 269-120.

Gal Groumi swam his way to first place in the 200-yard butterfly, losing 3.14 seconds from his provisional time, finishing in 1:41.40 and setting a new competition record. Tyler Ray finished 10th with a time of 1:47.97 and Connor Hunt finished 12th (1:48.39).

Jared Daigle and Hunt started the final day in Knoxville in the 1,650-yard freestyle, finishing third (15:08.67) and sixth (15:16.56), respectively. Eduardo Moraes, Ryan Hume and Jack Callan swam to 10th, 12th, and 13th respectively to take big points for the Wolverines.

The 200-yard backstroke Eitan Ben Shitrit was the fastest Wolverine, finishing fourth with a time of 1:43.90 Jacques Wenger (1:45.01) was fifth and Daigle (1:46.60) touched the wall in eighth. Michigan only advanced two Wolverines in the 100-yard freestyle Bence Szabados and Nikola Azin. Szabados was seventh, touching the wall in 43.69 seconds and narrowly beating Acin, who finished eighth in 43.71.

In the 200 meter breaststroke Ansel Froas, Cameron Luarde and Jack McCurdyfinished sixth, seventh and eighth. Brendan Fitzpatrick scored some big points for the Wolverines with a 10th place finish in 1:59.01.

In the last event on Saturday, the 400m free relay, the quartet of Groumi, Szabados, Acin and Ben-Shitrit finished third in 2:52.16.

The Wolverines will next be in action on Saturday, January 14 at 10am when they take on Indiana at the Counsilman-Billingsley Aquatics Center in Bloomington.

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