Swimming & Diving
Spartan Men Close out Dual Season in Ann Arbor
Feb. 3, 2012
EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Michigan State men's swimming and diving team will close out their dual season, just as the women previously did, with a final matchup down in Ann Arbor. The Spartans are coming off a two-week break from competition and will take on the No. 4 Wolverines at noon inside Canham Natatorium. Live stats for the meet can be found here.
Schedule of Events - Beginning at 12 p.m.
Last Time Out
Where We Rank
After several months of competition, the Spartan men have notched numerous victories and top times, earning them conference recognition as well as national rankings.
Nationally, Jacob Jarzen has posted a pair of top-50 times and another in the top-25. Currently, Jarzen posts the 13th best time in the nation in the 100 butterfly at 47.36. In the 100 backstroke, Jarzen sits in 39th place with a time of 48.27 and is in 34th place in the 200 backstroke at 1:45.30.
Sophomore Bryan Williams has also had a strong showing this season, standing at 39th in the national rankings with a 1:47.42 finish in the 200 butterfly.
On the relay side, the Spartans boast two top-50 national times. MSU ranks 42nd in the 400 medley relay (3:18.67) and 50th in the 200-medley relay (1:30.24).
MSU swept the Big Ten weekly honors during the week of Dec. 14. Five Spartans picked up six awards, for their performances against Ball State. The Green and White picked up both men's and women's Swimmer and Diver of the Week as well as the newly instated Freshman of the Week accolade. Those honored include: sophomores Bryan Williams, senior Brian Akers, freshman Hunter Bartlett, junior Jenny Rusch, and freshman Alison Menzies.
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