Men’s Swim & Dive Finishes Regular Season Strong At Gustie Invite

Posted on February 3rd, 2018 by


ST. PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s swim & dive team had a great showing on day two of the Gustavus Invitational on Saturday. In the final tune-up before the MIAC Championships in two weeks, the Gusties claimed 11 more first place finishes after winning four in session one Friday. Other teams that competed were Carleton, Saint Mary’s, and St. Olaf.

“It was a great weekend of swimming with lots of inspiring swims,” Head Coach Jon Carlson said. “There were a lot of lifetime bests. We couldn’t have had a better last meet going into the conference. The team is very fired up and we’ll continue to taper to see what we can do in two weeks.”

Here are Saturday’s Gustavus winners:

200 medley relay

Josh Muntifering (Fy., Buffalo, Minn.), Tanner Sonnek (Jr., North Mankato, Minn.), Nolan Larson (Fy., West Des Moines, Iowa), Andrew Peters (Jr., Montevideo, Minn.) – 1:39.36

100 breaststroke

Sonnek – 59.59

100 backstroke

Muntifering – 55.45

800 freestyle relay

Larson, Muntifering, Frankie Zobitz (Jr., White Bear Lake, Minn.), Peters – 7:21.15

1650 mixed freestyle

Scott Nimke (So., Rochester, Minn.) – 17:51.29

1-meter diving

Logan Bican (So., Monticello, Minn.) – 425.75

200 backstroke

Muntifering – 1:59.57

100 freestyle

Larson – 47.69

200 breaststroke

Sonnek – 2:09.33

200 butterfly

Ryan Sklar (So., Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 2:01.83

400 freestyle relay

Muntifering, Peters, Sonnek, Larson – 3:15.31

Gustavus has next weekend off and then will compete in the MIAC Championships on Feb. 15-17 at the University of Minnesota Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.


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