DePauw men's swim team stays in third place at NCAC

Saturday, February 14, 2015

GRANVILLE, Ohio - With one day remaining at the North Coast Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, the Tigers remained in third with 698 points.

Denison leads with 1,276, while Kenyon is second with 1,198.5 and Wabash is a close fourth at 677.

Friday's finals didn't start as the Tigers had planned as the 200-yard medley relay was disqualified after qualifying fourth in the prelims.

Dallas Bell then posted a 12th-place finish in the 400 individual medley in 4:21.29.

Blake Lehmann earned all-NCAC honors in the 100 butterfly after finishing second at 48.81 seconds, just .16 out of first. Alex Alfonso was 13th in 50.59.

Alex Grissom posted a ninth-place showing in the 200 free in 1:42.93, while Casey Hooker was 12th in 1:41.29 followed by Kurt Swieter in 14th in 1:42.35 and Stephen McMurtry in 16th in 1:43.19.

Mitchell Davis touched in 58.61 in the 100 breaststroke to finish ninth, while Sam McManus was 10th in 57.54 and Cam Johnson was 12th in 59.34.

Kyle Winters paced the Tigers in the 100 backstroke with a 14th-place finish in 53.44 with Jim McDonnell right behind in 15th in 54.58.

The Tigers' 800 free relay of Swieter, Grissom, Hooker and Dan Rice was third in 6:47.73

Saturday's final day of competition begins with prelims at 10 a.m.

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