-- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology relied on a late women's
relay victory and a strong overall men's performance to sweep
Franklin College in men's and women's swimming and diving on Friday
The men's squad won the meet by a 133-88 team score, with the
women earning a 109-105 victory.
Freshman Matthew King (Libertyville, Ill.)
(pictured) established a new school record in the 1,650-yard
freestyle to lead the men's performance.
On the women's side, the 200-freestyle relay team helped
Rose-Hulman win the meet by four points by earning a victory in the
Individual winners for the women's squad included sophomore
Lauren Danhauer (Barrington, Ill.) in the
1,650-freestyle (20.11.01); freshman Regen Foote
(Jasper) in diving (184.70); senior Nicole
Richardson (Janesvile, Wis./George Parker) in diving
(122.15); and freshman Stephanie Wolfersberger
(Whiteland) in the 50-freestyle (26.63).
Rose-Hulman also swept the two relay events on the
night. The team of freshman Chelsea Rossick
(Middletown, Md.), freshman Taylor Harris
(Batavia, Ill./Rosary), sophomore Celeste Kline
(Terre Haute/North Vigo) and Wolfersberger claimed a
200-medley win in 2:02.70. The freestyle relay team consisted
of sophomore Ashley Schumacher (St. Louis, Mo./Lutheran
South), freshman Savannah Jay (Logansport/Lewis
Cass), Danhauer and senior Shannon Cunnien
(Brooklyn Park, Minn./Benilde St. Margaret's) capped the
night with the decisive win in a time of 1:48.89.
King recorded a time of 16:51.39 to set a new school record in
the 1,650-freestyle performance to pace the men's
performance. Freshman Orion Martin (Dublin,
Ohio/Coffman) was the night's lone double individual
winner, sweeping the 100-butterfly (50.79) and the 200-freestyle
Other individual winners included freshman Tai Enrico
(West Chester, Ohio/Lakota East) in the 100-backstroke
(56.14); freshman Sam Gould (Greencastle/South
Putnam) with 193 diving points; senior John Huster
(Terre Haute/North) with a 50-freestyle time of 22.60
seconds; junior Andrew Podgorski (Goshen) with a
100-freestyle time of 49.37 seconds; and freshman Brady
Stern (Waverly, Iowa/Waverly-Shell Rock) in the
400-individual medley (4:29.00).
The 200-medley relay team of Huster, Martin, Podgorski and
freshman Paul Hintz (Pickerington, Ohio) added a
victory with a time of 1:40.15.
The Fightin' Engineers will return to action at two events
on Nov. 30-Dec. 1. The swimming portion of the team will
travel to the DePauw Invitational during that weekend, while the
diving portion of the program will host the Rose-Hulman Diving