BLOOMINGTON, ILL. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology combined for 19 first-place performances as the men's
team defeated Illinois Wesleyan and the women's squad fell to the
host Titans on Saturday.
The Fightin' Engineers relied on 14 first-place efforts to earn
a 222-50 dual meet victory over Illinois Wesleyan. The
women's squad added five first place efforts, but Illinois Wesleyan
claimed a 159-103 margin.
Freshmen Sam Gould (Greencastle/South Putnam)
(pictured) and Orion Martin (Dublin,
Ohio/Coffman) led the men's squad with two wins
each. Gould swept one-meter and three-meter diving with
214.40 and 223.15 points. Martin won the 50-freestyle in
22.26 and added a 100-butterfly win in 50.63.
The freestyle events helped Rose-Hulman earn the men's
victory. Freestyle winners included junior Andrew
Podgorski (Goshen) in the 100 (49.68), freshman
Brady Stern (Waverly, Iowa) in the 200 (1:50.86),
freshman Matthew King (Libertyville, Ill.) in the
500 (5:00.00) and freshman Mitchell Lippy (Crown
Point) in the 1,000 (11:00.30).
Other individual winners included senior Matt Ross (West
Lafayette/Harrison) in the 200-butterfly (1:59.43); junior
Logan Ryan (Kent, Wash./Kentwood Senior) in the
200-breaststroke (2:21.01); sophomore Marshall Yeoman
(Elkhart/Memorial) in the 100-breaststroke (1:03.40); and
sophomore Eric Yuhas (Fremont,
Ohio/Ross) in the 100-backstroke
The 200-medley relay team of Yuhas, Podgorski, senior
John Huster (Terre Haute/North) and freshman
Paul Hintz (Pickerington, Ohio) won in 1:41.33,
before Huster, Podgorski, Hintz and Martin capped the meet with a
200-freestyle relay win in 1:29.77.
On the women's side, freshman Regen Foote
(Jasper) led the way with a sweep of one-meter and
three-meter diving points. Foote scored 202.55 and 204.60
points in the two events.
Other women's individual winners included freshman
Taylor Harris (Batavia, Ill./Rosary) in the
100-breaststroke (1:15.91) and sophomore Laura Danhauer
(Barrington, Ill.) in the 100-breaststroke (1:15.91).
The 200-freestyle relay team of sophomore Celeste Kline
(Terre Haute/North), freshman Chelsea Rossick
(Middletown, Md.), sophomore Ashley Schumacher
(St. Louis, Mo./Lutheran South) and freshman
Stephanie Wolfersberger (Whiteland) also earned
top honors with a time of 1:47.45.
Rose-Hulman returns to action at Franklin College on Friday
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