Swimming and Diving Defeats Luther in First Meet of Season

Posted on October 27th, 2018 by

RESULTS

DECORAH, Iowa – Both the Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams took to Iowa to compete in a split squad meet on Saturday. The Gusties won the Luther meet by a score of 168-54. The Gusties also competed at Morningside and the results for that meet will be coming out tomorrow.

The Gusties won all 11 events on the women’s side against Luther. Here are the winners:

  • 1000 yard freestyle (11:21.23) – Haley Pesik (Sr., Eagan, Minn.)
  • 200 yard freestyle (2:04.68) – Alyssa Lokensgard (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.)
  • 50 yard freestyle (24.64) – Maggie Webster (Sr., Apple Valley, Minn.)
  • Women’s 200 yard IM (2:21.24) – Hailey Auran (So., St. Paul, Minn.)
  • One meter diving (229.75) – Sophia Steinberg (So., Faribault, Minn.)
  • Three meter diving (197.90) – Emily An (So., Owatonna, Minn.)
  • 100 yard butterfly (1:02.07) – Michelle Simms (Sr., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.)
  • 100 yard freestyle (54.65) – Webster
  • 100 yard backstroke (1:06.16) – Ruth Chuah (So., Penang, Malaysia)
  • 500 yard freestyle (5:34.30) Sydney Hallmark (Sr., Cedarburg, Wis.)
  • 100 yard breaststroke (1:09.48) – Auran

On the men’s side the Gusties also swept all 11 events against Luther with the winners being:

  • 1000 yard freestyle (10:23.54) – Zach Dawson (Jr., Eagan, Minn.)
  • 200 yard freestyle (1:47.28) – Nolan Larson (So., West Des Moines, Iowa)
  • 50 yard freestyle (21.86) – Matt Allison (Jr., Grand Rapids, Minn.)
  • 200 yard IM (2:00.68) – Tanner Sonnek (Sr., North Mankato, Minn.)
  • One meter diving (265.80) – Logan Bican (Jr., Monticello, Minn.)
  • Three meter diving (278.80) – Jonathan Bovee (Sr., Farmington, Minn.)
  • 100 yard butterfly (52.48) – Larson
  • 100 yard freestyle (48.87) – Dutch Franko-Dynes (Fy., Minneapolis, Minn.)
  • 100 yard backstroke (57.40) – Josh Muntifering (So., Buffalo, Minn.)
  • 500 yard freestyle (5:03.46) – Dawson
  • 100 yard breaststroke (57.99) – Sonnek

The Gusties also won the two relay events on both sides:

  • Men’s 200 yard freestyle (1:28.06)
  • Women’s 200 yard freestyle (1:41.94)
  • Men’s 200 yard medley (1:38.23)
  • Women’s 200 yard medley (1:52.79)

“It was a great ‘first meet’ day,” said coach Jon Carlson. “Lots of good swims and things to improve going forward. The team is fired up to get back in the water this week to prepare for MSU-Mankato and UW-Stevens Point.”

 

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