MSU Spartans
Rotating image
Swimming & Diving
Michigan State Swimming And Diving Drops Final Conference Dual
Freshman Sho Koba swam to victory in the 500 freestyle against Purdue.
Freshman Sho Koba swam to victory in the 500 freestyle against Purdue.

Jan. 13, 2007

Final Stats

EAST LANSING, Mich. - In their final home meet of the year, both the men and women's swimming and diving teams fell to the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday. The men fell by a score of 202-98, while the women were beaten 187.50-110.50.

Swimming strongly for the men was junior Adam Schmitt, recording victories in the 200 freestyle (1:39.62), 50 freestyle (20.88) and the 100 freestyle, clocking in at 45.02. In addition to Schmitt, freshmen Sho Koba swam to victory in the 500 yard freestyle, touching at 4:36.34.

Meanwhile, swimming to victory for the women were sophomore Marlys Fuqua in the 1000 freestyle (10:26.12), and senior Megan Reponen in the 200 butterfly (2:06.28).

Second-place finishers for the Spartans were: Krzysztof Olszewski in the 1000 freestyle (9:28.60) and 200 IM (1:57.88), and Mara Loniewski in the 200 freestyle (1:54.91).

In the 200 freestyle Koba grabbed second behind teammate Adam Schmitt with a time of 1:39.74.

Also in second place were, Sasha Lewerenz in the 100 (57.59) and 200 (2:07.18) backstroke, Julianne Kahn in the 100 (53.37)and 50 (24.52) freestyles, Jason Vadney in the 200 butterfly (1:55.59), and Laura DeFord in the 200 breastroke (2:24.73).



With the loss, the men's team drops to 1-5, while the women fall back to 2-5-1. Both the men's and women's team will conclude their regular season on Jan. 19 at Oakland University.


at the official
Online Store