HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology relied on 12
first-place performances and one school record to defeat Wabash
College 172-116 in men's swimming and diving action on Friday
Freshman Matthew King (Libertyville, Ill.)
paced the individual performances with a school record setting time
in the 1,000-freestyle. He became just the second Fightin'
Engineer to break the 10-minute mark with a time of 9:57.19.
Three Rose-Hulman swimmers won two events each. Freshman
Sam Gould (Greencastle/South Putnam) swept the
one-meter and three-diving events with scores of 229.85 and 226.80
Senior John Huster (Terre Haute/North Vigo) won
the 100-butterfly (52.96) and the 100-backstroke (53.76).
Freshman Orion Martin (Dublin, Ohio) rounded out
the individual double winners with a sweep of the 50-freestyle
(21.72) and the 100-freestyle (47.19).
Individual winners included junior Andrew Podgorski
(Goshen) (pictured) in the 100-breaststroke (1:02.08);
senior Matt Ross (West Lafayette/Harrison) in the
200-butterfly (1:58.90); and junior Logan Ryan (Kent,
Wash./Kentwood Senior) in the 200-breaststroke
Rose-Hulman also swept the evening's two relay events. The
200-medley relay team of Huster, Podgorski, Ross and Martin won in
a time of 1:38.80. The 400-freestyle relay team of Huster,
Podgorski, freshman Paul Hintz (Pickerington,
Ohio) and Martin capped the night with a win in
The outcome marked just the second time in program history that
Rose-Hulman has defeated Wabash in a dual meet.
Rose-Hulman hits the road for Illinois Wesleyan University on
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