Kris Findorff won the 100-free for the Cardinals.
Oct. 23, 2009
The University of Louisville men's swim team fell 168-132 to visiting Tennessee Friday afternoon in the Ralph Wright Natatorium.
U of L had winners in six events with Carlos Almeida winning the 100-breast and 200-IM and teammate Pedro Oliveira winning the 200-fly and 200-back as U of L's double winners. Kris Findorff took the 100-free and Riley Martin won the grueling 1000-free for the Cardinals.
"All credit to Tennessee, they came prepared and swam significantly faster than they did last week against LSU. I am pleased with how our team fought against a perennial SEC powerhouse," said Arthur Albiero. "This is a challenge to swim a high caliber team in October but our main focus is on Big Easts an dthe NCAA Championships . We raced and fought well but found lots of room for improvement between now and February and March. "
In the 200-medley relay, U of L finished second as the foursome of Carlos Van Isschot, Carlos Almeida, Tim Collins and Kris Findorff touched second in 1:30.66. The U of L B-relay team of Peyton Bobo, Sergiu Daghid, Rafal Kuchta and Matt Schlytter combined to finish third in 1:32.93.
In the 200-free, Brendon Andrews touched third in 1:41.40 as the top finisher.
In the 100 breast, Carlos Almeida was first with a new pool record, touching in 55.43 Daghid was fourth in 57.44.
The Vols took the top three spots in 1 meter diving which was led by Ryan Helms who posted a 328.20. For Louisville, David Zamkov was the top finisher with a score of 267.82 to finish fourth.
In the 100-fly, Mike Derocco set a pool record of 48.96 with his win. Pedro Oliveira was the top U of L finisher with a third place finish in 49.92. Rafal Kuchta surged to fourth, touching in 50.65. Tim Collins was fifth in 51.01.
In 3-meter diving, UT took the top three spots led by Ryan Helms who posted a 371.02. U of L's David Zamkov was fourth with 263.10.