Men’s Swimming Team Set Take Part in NCAA Championships

Posted on March 15th, 2004 by

The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s swim team has qualified eight swimmers for the 2004 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships March 18-20. The championships will be hosted by Principia College at the Saint Peters Rec-Plex in Saint Peters, Missouri. Gustavus qualified swimmers in four relay races and four individual races.

Individually, Scott Hagemeyer (Freshman, Willmar, Minn.) has qualified in three races. Hagemeyer has qualified for the 50-yard freestyle, 100-yard freestyle, and 100-yard backstroke. He holds the fastest time in Division III this season in the 50-yard freestyle (20.41) and the second fastest time in the
100-yard freestyle (45.69). Will Sutor (Junior, Fergus Falls, Minn.) has qualified in the 100-yard butterfly with a time of 49.79.

In the relays, the 200-yard medley relay team of Mike Maynard (Senior, St. Paul, Minn.) Brad Hammer (Sophomore, Rock Island, Ill.), Will Sutor, and Scott Hagemeyer qualified for the championships with the fastest time in Division III this season (1:32.79). The team of Will Sutor, Scott Hagemeyer, Brian Amundson (Freshman, Blaine, Minn.), and Evan Christianson (Junior, Hutchinson, Minn.) has qualified for the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:23.61, which is the fourth fastest time in Division III this season. The 400-yard medley relay team qualified for the championships with a time of 3:25.68, which is the sixth fastest time in Division III this season. The team members are Mike Maynard, Marc Maynard (Senior, St. Paul, Minn.) Will Sutor, and Scott Hagemeyer. The team of Brian Amundson, Seth Weidmann (Junior, Village of Skokie, Ill.), Will Sutor, and Scott Hagemeyer qualified for the championships in the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of 3:06.48, which is the tenth fastest time in Division III this season.

This will be the largest contingent that the Gustavus men’s swimming team has ever sent to the NCAA Championships. Last year, the Gusties sent four swimmers and one diver to the national meet and posted a 29th place finish. In 2002, the Gusties sent four swimmers and two divers to the national meet and posted a 30th place finish.

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