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Luther traveled to St. Paul, Minnesota and the University of St. Thomas for the season opener. No team scores were kept for the St. Thomas Relays. The majority of the relays were unconventional not only in the format but also in the distances.
The Norse posted two third place finishes during the afternoon. The foursome of Kyle Anderson, Landon Albro, Zach Martin and Peder Smith placed third in the 300 Backstroke Relay clocked at (2:47.97).
The threesome of Matt Staver, Smith and Hunter Barnard placed third in the 1100 Animal Relay wtih a time of (12:12.66).
Luther's lone diver Trevor Kao placed sixth in the one-meter competition (141.10) and fifth in the three-meter competition (129.70). These were Kao's first collegiate diving competitions.
Below are Luther top finishes in each of the events. Complete results are available below.
Event 1: Mixed 200 Yard Medley Relay - 8th (1:51.75)
Event 3: 800 Freestyle Relay - 4th (7:47.13)
Event 5: 300 Breaststroke Relay - 5th (3:15.69)
Event 7: 300 Butterfly Relay - 5th (2:43.42)
Event 9: 300 Backstroke Relay - 3rd (2:47.97)
Event 11: 400 Freestyle Relay - 4th (3:27.80)
Event 13: 400 IM Relay - 8th (4:03.91)
Event 15: 1100 Animal Relay - 3rd (12:12.66)
Event 17: 200 Freestyle Relay - 10th (1:39.27)
Luther will begin its home schedule on Saturday, Oct. 28. The Norse will host UW-Eau Claire with a start time of 1:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586