TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology swimming and diving teams opened the season with a
meet featuring Illinois Wesleyan on Saturday.
The 400-freestyle relay team of sophomore Andrew
Podgorski (Goshen), junior Alex Krull (Wildwood,
Mo./Lafayette), sophomore Theo Famprikis
(Thessaloniki, Greece/Anataolia College) and junior
John Huster (Terre Haute/North) captured top
honors in a time of 3:21.06 to lead the men's effort.
The 200-medley relay team of sophomore James Landry
(Grayslake, Ill./North), Podgorski, Huster and Famprikis
added top honors in a time of 1:41.48 to sweep the day's two relay
Individual winners for the men's team included junior
Matt Ross (West Lafayette/Harrison) sweeping the
100- and 200-butterfly events in 53.77 seconds and 1:57.49;
sophomore Logan Ryan (Kent, Wash./Kentwood Senior)
claiming the 200-breaststroke in 2:16.95; Podgorski claiming the
100-breaststroke in 1:02.62; and Huster winning the 100-freestyle
in a time of 48.91 seconds.
The women's squad combined for three event wins on the
afternoon. Junior Nicole Richardson (Janesville,
Wis./George Parker) swept the one-meter and three-meter
diving titles with 178.30 and 203.80 points. Freshman
Laura Danhauer (Barrington, Ill.) added a
500-freestyle win in 5:46.45.
Rose-Hulman hosts Millikin University on Friday night at 7 p.m.
in the next home meet. The Fightin' Engineer men will then
head to Wabash on Saturday.