Men's Swimming and Diving - Augustana-Rock Island
|Date:||January 14, 2012|
It was senior day and the final home meet of the season, as Luther defeated Augustana-Rock Island 129-92 in the Regents Center pool. The victory gives Luther a dual meet record of 5-2.
Nathan Maloney led the Norse with two first place finishes, that included a pool record in the 400 IM. Maloney won the 400 IM with a time of 4:18.10. He broke the old mark of 4:32.58 set by Andrew Bross, Nov. 7, 2007.
Maloney also won the backstroke clocked at 49.35. He also swam the first leg of the 400 medley relay that just missed a pool record. Following Maloney was Tim Cutler, Eric Hild and Zach Kuntz. The foursome was clocked at 3:36.01. The pool record is 3:35.86 set by Luther in 2007.
The 400 freestyle relay of Sam Weinberg, Hild, Vander Horst and Kuntz wrapped up the afternoon with an impressive win clocked at 3:19.69.
The Norse will participate in the two-day Grinnell Invitational next Friday and Saturday, Jan. 20-21. The morning sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. followed by the finals at 6:00 p.m.
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Sponsor: Swimming and Diving (men)
Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586