Tigers meet NCAA qualifying standards in two events.
Dec. 1, 2011
Columbia, Mo. - The men's swimming and diving team had an impressive showing on the first day of the Mizzou Invitational. Mizzou hosted men's teams from Drury University, Missouri S&T, Saint Louis University, and the University of North Dakota.
Missouri took the first and third spots in the 200 yard freestyle relay with the team of John Krause, Joe Hladik, Mark Conroy, and Ramom Melo placing first in 1:20.57, and the team of Neil O'Halloran, Adam Abernathy, Ryan Chiero, and Sam Tierney placing third in 1:22.75.
In a dominant 100 yard butterfly event, the Tigers swept the top three spots with O'Halloran in first with 47.58, Jason King in second with 49.17, and Krause in third with 49.57. O'Halloran's time met the NCAA qualifying B standard. The Tigers swept the top three spots in another event, a stellar 200 yard IM. Yaniv Shnaider placed first in 1:47.28, Igor Kozlovskij took second in 1:48.00, and Mak Darragh finished third in 1:48.63. All three swimmers me the NCAA qualifying B standard.
The men's side also saw success in the 500 yard freestyle. Eegan Groome shaved almost 4 seconds off his preliminary time to take the first place spot in 4:21.89, breaking the All-Time Missouri record of Dylan Lynn (4:24.78) and meeting the NCAA qualify B standard. Connor Nolan placed third in 4:27.72.
In the 50 yard freestyle, Mizzou took the second place spot with Melo notching a time of 20.44. In the 400 yard medley relay the team Abernathy, Conroy, Darragh, and Krause placed first with a time of 3.17.50 while the relay team of Hladik, Michael Lopresti, King, and Nola placed third with a time of 3:20.81.
In the 1 mtr diving event, David Bonuchi placed first with a score of 373.95 , while Mitch Harris placed second with 304.75 points. Both divers met the NCAA qualifying diving standards for the 1 mtr diving event.
Visit mutigers.com for livestats for day two of the Mizzou Invite.
Tiger Swimmers Set for 2014 Phillips 66...
As the calendar flips to the dog days of August, competition never stops for Mizzou swimmers....
Tigers Conclude Action at Speedo Champions...
Members of the Mizzou swimming and diving team competed at the Speedo Champions Series Section (L...
Clark Thomas Wins 3-Meter at USA Diving...
Mizzou diver Clark Thomas earned a spot at August's 2014 AT&T USA Diving National Championships...
Mizzou Lands 18 on CSCAA Scholar All-America Teams
Eighteen members of the Mizzou swimming and diving program were named Scholar All-Americas by the...
Mizzou Swimmers Impress at Arena Grand Prix
Four current Mizzou swimmers, one incoming freshman and a former Tiger wrapped up competition at ...
Tiger Swimmers Set to Participate at Arena...
Four current Mizzou swimmers, as well as one incoming Tiger and one former swimmer are set to...
Men's Swimming and Diving Places Six on SEC...
The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team placed six student-athletes on the 2014 Winter...
Sweeney, Three Tigers Earn SEC Honors
Mizzou Diving Head Coach Jamie Sweeney was named the Southeastern Conference Co-Men's Diving...
Official StoreOfficial Online
AUCTIONSOfficial Mobile APP