FRANKLIN, IND. -- The
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's and women's swimming and
diving teams earned victories over in-state rival Franklin College
The men's team defeated the
Grizzlies 163-40, while the women's team won 93-57.
The men's team combined for a
total of 11 first-place finishes, led by sophomore Matt
Ross (West Lafayette, Ind./Harrison) who claimed two
individual victories and one relay. Ross won the 200-yard freestyle
(1:52.10) and the 500-yard freestyle (5:10.34), and teamed with
freshman James Landry Grayslake, Ill./North),
freshman Chris Ingram (Westfield, Ind.) and
freshman Stephen Wuest (Fort Wayne, Ind./Bishop
Dwenger) to win the 200-yard medley relay
Landry also won the 100-yard
backstroke (56.87), while Ingram claimed the 100-yard breaststroke
Wuest teamed with junior
Greg Laudick (Indianapolis, Ind./Brebeuf), senior
Michael Ulrey (North Oaks, Minn./Mounds View) and
sophomore Alex Krull (Wildwood, Mo./Lafayette) to
win the 200-yard freestyle relay (1:35.39). Laudick also won
the 1,000-yard freestyle (11:15.34)
Sophomore John Huster
(Terre Haute, Ind./North Vigo) was victorious in the
50-yard freesyle (22.52) and 100-yard butterfly events
Freshman Logan Ryan
(Kent, Wash./Kentwood Senior) won the 200-yard individual
medley (2:07.02). and freshman Keenan Bergstedt Logansport,
Ind.) won the one-meter diving competition to round out
the first place finishes for Rose-Hulman.
The women's team featured six
first-place finishes and one school record on the day.
Richardson (Janesville, Wis./George Parker) won the
11-dive one-meter diving competition with a school record 321.3
points to break her old record of 320.25 set earlier this
Cunnien (Brooklyn Park, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret's) won
the 200 (2:06.96) and the 500 (5:47.02) yard freestyle events, and
freshman Stephanie McCown (Finksburg,
Md./Westminster) claimed the 200-yard individual medley
(2:38.69) and 100-yard breaststroke (1:19.64).
Junior Jessica Spore
(Bloomington, Ind./North) won the 100-yard freestyle
(1:03.39) event to help seal the victory for the Engineers.
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