March 13, 2013
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The No. 1-ranked University of Michigan men's swimming and diving team will send 17 swimmers and all five relays to the NCAA Championships, which will be held March 28-30 at the IU Natatorium in Indianapolis, Ind., following the release of the official psych sheet on Wednesday afternoon (March 13). The Wolverines have the most qualified swimmers of any team in the field as they compete for their 12th national championship and first since 1995.
|Hassaan Abdel Khalik (SR/JR)||500-yard Freestyle|
|Dylan Bosch (FR)||200-yard IM|
|Peter Brumm (FR)||200-yard IM|
|Ryan Feeley (SR)||500-yard Freestyle|
|Sean Fletcher (SR)||100-yard Butterfly|
|Richard Funk (SO)||100-yard Breaststroke|
|Justin Glanda (SO)||200-yard Freestyle|
|Connor Jaeger (JR)||500-yard Freestyle|
|Ryutaro Kamiya (JR)||200-yard Backstroke|
|Anders Lie Nielsen (FR)||500-yard Freestyle|
|Bruno Ortiz (SO)||50-yard Freestyle|
|Miguel Ortiz (SR)||50-yard Freestyle|
|Sean Ryan (JR)||500-yard Freestyle|
|Zachary Turk (GS)||50-yard Freestyle|
|Kyle Whitaker (JR)||200-yard IM|
|John Wojciechowski (JR)||200-yard IM|
|Michael Wynalda (JR)||500-yard Freestyle|
The Wolverines have the most entries in the 500-yard freestyle with six (excluding two more optional entries). They will also have four entries in the 200-yard individual medley, 1,650-yard freestyle and 200-yard freestyle (with four more optional entries).
Michigan has finished inside the top 10 in 12 straight seasons at the NCAA Championships, including a fifth-place finish last season. In all, Michigan swimmers and divers have won 160 NCAA event championships -- 123 in individual events and 37 on relays. The program's last individual champion was Tyler Clary, who won the 400-yard IM in 2010. The last relay to win a national championship was the 800-meter freestyle relay team of Peter Vanderkaay, Davis Tarwater, Andrew Hurd and Dan Ketchum in 2004.
There will be 51 teams represented at the NCAA Championships, comprised of 235 total swimmers. Divers will be added to rosters following the conclusion of all five zone meets this week.
Contact: Brad Rudner (734) 763-4423