Men’s And Women’s Swimming & Diving Opens Season At St. Thomas Relays

Posted on October 28th, 2011 by

The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened the 2011-12 season at the St. Thomas Relays on Friday night in St. Paul.  To team scores were kept at the meet.

The Gustie women swimmers recorded three first place finishes at the meet.  In the 300-backstroke – 2×50, 2×100 backstroke relay, Allyson Hannemann, Kelsey Lucia, Quinn Arnold, and Alissa Tinklenberg teamed up to win the race with a time of 3:01.50.  Tinklenberg, Katie Olson, Jennifer Strom, and Gabe Gazzola swam a 4:18.92 to win the 400-individual medley relay, and Lucia, Olson, Tinklenberg, and Sarah Hund added Gustavus’ final victory after winning the 200-free relay with a time of 1:39.01.

Other notable performances on the women’s side came from 400-free relay, 300-butterfly – 2×50, 2×100 relay, and 300-breaststroke – 2×50, 2×100 relay teams.  Olson, Lucia, Serena Elthon, and Hund finished runner-up in the 400-free relay in 3:44.39.  Hannah Crane, Michaela Holm, Laura Drake and Stom came in third in the 300-breastroke relay, as did the 300-butterfly relay team of Strom, Gazzola, Olson, and Korba.

Top swims from the men’s team came in the third place marks of the 300-breaststroke – 2×50, 2×100 relay, 300-butterfly – 2×50, 2×100 relay, and the 400-individual medley relay.  Peter Crady, Joe Poblocki, Elliot Hoekstra, and Billy Schultze went 3:06.26 in the 300-breastroke relay.  Kyle Herold, Zach Gardner, Jacob Kemna, and Steve Manley swam a 2:51.11 in the 300-butterfly relay, and Ross Larson, Manley, Schultze, and Kurt Youngdahl finished in 3:51.97 in the 400 IM relay.

The Gustavus swimming and diving team’s will host their first dual meet of the season against St. Cloud State University on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 1:00 p.m. in the Lund Natatorium.

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