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Men’s Swimming & Diving Finish Day Three With Personal And Season-Best Times

Feb. 23, 2018

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. - The Michigan State men’s swimming and diving team concluded the third day of the Big Ten Championships at the Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center with two athletes advancing to the finals, and multiple personal and season-bests. 

“A little disappointing today,” head coach Matt Gianiodis said. “We fell short to a couple of a finals, but Nick (Leshok) did well in the breaststroke. Tomorrow’s a new day, so we’ll get after it tomorrow.”

Senior Nick Leshok advanced to the finals in the 100 breaststroke. His time of 54.17 earned him 15th place. Phillip Meffert advanced to the finals in the 400 IM, finishing 22nd overall with a time of 3:53.85.

Tim Schoof swam a personal-best time of 49.46 in the 100 butterfly, and a season-best time of 49.85 in the 100 back. Senior Alex Trompke also swam a personal-best in the 100 back.

In the 100 fly, Michael Schwers and Josh Pascua swam personal-bests, and John Henneman and Michael Kost swam season-bests.



Scott Piper and Mitch Strahlman swam season-best times in the 400 IM. Alex Duffy and Lucas Smiarowski swam personal-bests in the same event.

Josh Lantow, Aidan Farley, Weston Youngblood and Guy Moskovich all swam personal-best times in the 200 free.

The final day of Big Ten Championships begins tomorrow with prelims in the morning, starting at 11 a.m., beginning with the 200 backstroke. Diving will continue at 1 p.m. and then the finals will commence at 6:30 p.m.

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