TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's swimming and diving team remains nationally ranked at No. 18 in the weekly NCAA Division III Endless Pools/CollegeSwimming.com National Top 25 poll, in results released by the organization on Wednesday.
Rose-Hulman has relied on strong performances that included multiple school records at the Transylvania Invitational and several excellent swims at last week's Washington University Invitational to reach the national top 20 for the second time this season.
a dual victory Illinois Wesleyan University and a Senior Day win over Franklin to remain in the national top 25. The ranking marks Rose-Hulman's third ever top 25 national ranking in the sport of swimming.
Rose-Hulman has scored 358.2 performance points in the weekly rankings, based on comparative results from meets around the country.
The Fightin' Engineers top five performances this year, according to the rankings, are sophomore Orion Martin (Dublin, Ohio) in the 100-butterfly (49.41 seconds); Martin in the 200-freestyle (1:41.48); sophomore Matthew King (Libertyville, Ill.) in the 1,650-freestyle (16:33.23); freshman Alexander Yaung (Fremont, Calif./American) in the 400-individual medley (4:11.26), and freshman Matthew Schulstad (Arlington Heights, Ill./Buffalo Grove) in the 200-butterfly (1:51.84).
In addition, sophomore Sam Gould (Greencastle/South Putnam) has already qualified for the NCAA Diving Regional after two provisional marks this season.
The Fightin' Engineer men's and women's teams return to action at DePauw University in a meet including Illinois Wesleyan University on Saturday.