DePauw swim medley makes finals in Division III Championship Swimming

Saturday, March 22, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS -- Appearances in the consolation finals by a pair of relays and Casey Hooker's all-America showing in the 200-yard freestyle highlighted DePauw's second day of competition at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships.

The 200 free relay of Alex Alfonso, Jack Burgeson, Hooker and Blake Lehmann was 10th in the prelims in 1:22.39 before finishing 12th in the finals in 1:22.27.

Hooker was fifth in the 200 free prelims in 1:38.56 to break his own school record by .02 seconds and sixth in the finals in 1:38.98.

DePauw's 400 medley relay of Alfonso, Matt Gleason Lehmann and Burgeson was 16th in prelims in 3:23.53 before finishing 13th in the finals in 3:21.86.

Also in the prelims, Lehmann was 23rd in the 100 butterfly in 49.67 and Alfonso 39th in 50.35. Alex Alex Grissom was 27th in the 200 free in 1:40.48.

With 44 total points, DePauw is 16th in the team standings at the halfway point of the Championships. Friday's prelim competition starts at 10 a.m.

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