Swimming & Diving
Swimming and Diving Pick Up a Win and Loss at Ball State
Dec. 10, 2011
The men picked up eight first-place finishes on the afternoon. Bryan Williams started them off strong in the 1,000-yard freestyle taking top honors in a time of 9:38.89. Williams also tallied another first-place finish toward the end of the meet, in the 100-yard butterfly clocking in at 49.61.
Jake Austermann picked up a pair of first-place finishes in the 200 and 500 free. Austermann posted a time of 1:45.33 in the 200 free and 4:47.64 in the 500 free.
Diver Brian Akers had the best performance of his season thus far, taking first place in both the one-meter and three-meter competitions. Akers tallied a 311.91 on the one-meter and 268.35 on the three-meter board.
The Green and White closed out the meet with one final victory in the 400-yard freestyle relay as the team of Williams, Kyle Workman, Rob McGowan and Nick McGowan clocked in almost 10 seconds ahead of the competition with a 3:08.38.
Pierce was the individual winner in the 200 IM (2:07.38) and took second in the 200 butterfly (2:05.59).
The Spartans return to action when they travel to Delray Beach, Fla., for their yearly training trip Jan. 2-8, 2011.
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