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Ohio sophomore Olivia Morlok swims the 500 Yard Freestyle event during Ohio's Senior Day meet at the Aquatic Center on Saturday, Jan. 29, 2022.

Swim and Dive: Ohio finishes strong at Ohio State Invitational

On Saturday, Ohio wrapped up a three-day competition in Columbus. The team finished every day in 8th, out of 13 teams present. 

On Thursday, the 3-meter diving was completed, with Sienna Breton gaining 16 points with a score of 259.8 and Halli Siwik getting Ohio 3 points, with a score of 214.05 in the event.

In the 200-yard freestyle relay, Ohio had two teams that scored, with the team of McKenzie Grau, Caroline Dunigan, Emma Fortman and Meg Voigt scoring 38 points with a team time of 1:32.56. Ohio’s second team of Maya Conte, Gabrielle Brust, Mollie Brackett and Julia Strine scored 24 points with a time of 1:35.67.

Ohio had two swimmers score points in the 200-yard individual medley, Ami Hornyak, who placed eighth in the A final with a time of 1:59.59, scoring the team 25 points. Brust scored four points, placing seventh in the C final with a time of 2:02.21.

Ohio once again had two teams scoring in the 400-yard medley relay. The team consisting of Allison Schrank, Hornyak, Brust and Dunigan scored 38 points with a time of 3:40.88. The alternate team of Fortman, Peyton Farrell, Casi Dibetta and Morgan Brown scored 22 points with a time of 3:47.69.

Day two of the event kicked off with the team of Schrank, Hornyak, Brust and Dunigan finishing 10th in the 200-yard medley relay, acquiring 46 points in 1:40.15. A team consisting of Riley Bunstine, Strine, Farrell and Voigt scored 22 points with a time of 1:43.90.

Brust scored the team 15 points, finishing seventh in the B heat of the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 54.28 for the final swim. 

In the 400 Yard IM, Morgan Croaning and Gabby McKee swam in the C heat, scoring three points and one point respectively. Croaning had a final time of 4:26.75 and McKee had a final time of 4:29.73.

Hornyak scored 27 points with a time of 1:00.47 in the 100-yard breaststroke, finishing 6th overall in the event. Strine and Dibetta scored 7.5 points and six points respectively, finishing one after another, with Strine having a final time of 1:02.87 and Dibetta having a final time of 1:02.91.

In the 800-yard freestyle relay, the team of Grau, Lauren Hartel, Fortman and Anna McGrath scored 34 points in 7:28.61. The other team came in right behind them at a time of 7:33.23, scoring 32 points. That team consisted of Athena Aravantinou, Madeline Marks, Dunigan and Voigt.

Hartel finished 23rd in the 1650-yard freestyle, with a time of 17:02.53, scoring 8 points. In the same event, Croaning scored 6 points in 17:03.88.

Dunigan scored 12 points in the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 50.93, finishing 20th.

Hornyak scored 27 points in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:11.79, finishing 6th overall. Dibetta finished 23rd, gaining eight points with a 2:15.88 final time.

In the 400-yard freestyle relay, the team of Fortman, Dunigan, Voigt and Grau placed 15th with a time of 3:23.95 and scored 36 points. Marks, Conte, McGrath and Aravantinou had a time of 3:31.16 and scored 18 points for the team.

Ohio ended day three in eighth place with a total score of 478.5, with the US Naval Academy in ninth, just behind Ohio with a score of 419.5 points.

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