Men's Swimming & Diving Stands 24th Nationally

746-teamTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's swimming and diving team remains nationally ranked at No. 24 in the weekly NCAA Division III Endless Pools/ National Top 25 poll, in results released by the organization on Wednesday.

Rose-Hulman relied on strong performances that included 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 366.2 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 (50.16 seconds); Martin in the 50-freestyle (21.68); sophomore Matthew King (Libertyville, Ill.) in the 1,000-freestyle (10:06.33); freshman Matthew Schulstad (Arlington Heights, Ill./Buffalo Grove) in the 100-butterfly (53.26); and freshman Pierce Bartine (Katy, Texas/Seven Lakes) in the 200-indivdiual medley (1:59.86).

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 Transylvania University on December 7-8.