Swimming & Diving Teams Sweep Millikin


davidsonTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology combined for 27 first-place efforts as the Fightin' Engineer men and women swept Millikin University in a dual meet on Friday night at the Sports and Recreation Center.

Freshman Jacob Davidson (Rochester, Minn.) led the Fightin' Engineers with one school record and three first place finishes.  Davidson recorded a school record in the 1,000 freestyle in a time of 9:59.86.  His other wins came in the 200-butterfly (1:56.13) and the 500-freestyle (4:55.93).

Four men earned two individual wins each.  Double winners included freshman Tai Enrico (West Chester, Ohio/Lakota East) in the 200-backstroke (2:04.91) and 200-individual medley (2:03.21); freshman Sam Gould (Greencastle/South Putnam) in one-meter diving (204.45) and three-meter diving (236.30); senior John Huster (Terre Haute/North) in the 100-butterfly (54.21) and 100-backstroke (54.95); and freshman Orion Martin (Dublin, Ohio/Coffman) in the 100-freestyle (48.18) and 200-freestyle (1:45.29).

Other individual winners for the men included freshman Paul Hintz (Pickerington, Ohio) in the 50-freestyle (23.15); junior Andrew Podgorski (Goshen) in the 100-breaststroke (1:02.93); and junior Logan Ryan (Kent, Wash./Kentwood Senior) in the 200-breaststroke (2:18.01).

On the women's side, two Fightin' Engineers earned two individual wins each.  Senior Shannon Cunnien (Brooklyn Park, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret's) won the 200-individual medley (2:24.99) and the 500-freestyle (5:38.95), and freshman Chelsea Rossick (Middletown, Md./Middletown) captured the 100-freestyle (56.64) and 100-backstroke (1:05.44).

Individual winners for the women also included sophomore Laura Danhauer (Barrington, Ill.) in the 1,000-freestyle (11:54.49); freshman Regen Foote (Jasper) in three-meter diving (205.65); freshman Taylor Harris (Batavia, Ill./Rosary) in the 100-breaststroke (1:13.72); senior Nicole Richardson (Janesville, Wis./George Parker) in one-meter diving (190.50); and freshman Stephanie Wolfersberger (Whiteland) in the 50-freestyle (25.89).

Rose-Hulman also swept all four relay events on the evening.  The 200 women's medley relay team recorded a time of 1:59.54, with the 400 women's freestyle relay finishing in 4:04.71.  The men's 200-medley relay completed the race in 1:39.43, with the men's 400-freestyle finishing in 3:27.31.

Rose-Hulman returns to action with a men's dual next Friday against Wabash.  The women return to action with the men on Nov. 3 at Illinois Wesleyan.