Nov. 17, 2012
Site: West Lafayette, Ind. (Boilermaker Aquatic Center)
Event: Purdue Invitational (Day 2 of 3)
U-M Team Standing: 7th of 7 Teams (93 points) After Day 2
Next U-M Event: Sunday, Nov. 18 -- at Purdue Invitational - Day Three (West Lafayette, Ind.), 10 a.m./4 p.m.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Seven members of the No. 1-ranked University of Michigan men's swimming and diving team scored team points during day two of the Purdue Invitational on Saturday (Nov. 17), held inside the Boilermaker Aquatic Center.
The Wolverines' best event of the night was the 100-yard breaststroke with four point-scorers, led by freshman Matt McNamara (Huntington Woods, Mich./University of Detroit Jesuit), who finished fifth (56.30). Freshman Paul Corbae (Madison, Wis./Westlake) was one of three swimmers in the 'B' final of that race, taking 10th (58.08), followed by junior/sophomore Adam Oxner (South Lyon, Mich./South Lyon) in 12th (58.32) and junior/sophomore David Moore (Holland, Mich./Holland) in 15th (59.52).
Freshman Will Raynor (Omaha, Neb./Creighton Prep) was the other 'A' finalist swimmer of the night, finishing seventh in the 100-yard backstroke (50.33). Freshman Connor Herman (Atlanta, Ga./Marist) also contributed points to the team score, closing in 15th in the 400-yard individual medley (4:07.85).
Junior Jack Lee (North Egremont, Mass./Berkshire School) was the only Wolverine in the diving well, taking fifth off the three-meter board (342.05).
Michigan closes out competition at the Purdue Invitational tomorrow (Sunday, Nov. 18), with preliminaries beginning at 10 a.m. and finals starting at 4 p.m.
Contact: Brad Rudner (734) 763-4423