Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Victorious in Grace Goblirsch Invite

Posted on November 17th, 2018 by

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SAINT PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming and diving team’s hosted the Grace Goblirsch Invite on Saturday and both teams finished in first. The men finished with a score of 1093 ahead of Morningside who came in second with a score of 688.5, while the Gustie women finished with a score of 1197, which was ahead second place Macalester’s score of 532.

On the men’s side the Gusties saw 10 individual event winners and two relays:

  • 1 meter diving (275.90) – Josh Theis (Jr., Henderson, Minn.)
  • 200 yard freestyle (1:47.55) – Josh Muntifering (So., Buffalo, Minn.)
  • 50 yard freestyle (22.39) – Luke Bergstrom (Fy., Fargo, N.D.)
  • 100 yard breaststroke (58.19) – Tanner Sonnek (Sr., North Mankato, Minn.)
  • 200 yard butterfly (1:58.96) – Nolan Larson (So., West Des Moines, Iowa)
  •  400 yard IM (4:18.15) – Muntifering
  • 200 yard breaststroke (2:09.31) – Sonnek
  • 100 yard freestyle (49.38) – Dutch Franko-Dynes (Fy., Minneapolis, Minn.)
  •  500 yard freestyle (4:55.41) – Larson
  • 200 yard IM (2:00.59) – Larson
  • 200 yard medley relay (1:38.49)
  • 200 yard freestyle relay (1:28.05)

The Gustie women’s team saw 14 individual events won, with three relay wins:

  • 1 meter diving (237.40) – Sophia Steinberg (So., Faribault, Minn.)
  • 1650 yard freestyle (20:01.6) – Marietta Johns (So., Stillwater, Minn.)
  • 200 yard freestyle (2:01.28) –Alyssa Lokensgard (Jr., St. Peter, Minn.)
  • 100 yard backstroke (1:04.27) – Hana Pokornowski (So., Cokato, Minn.)
  • 50 yard freestyle (25.01) – Maggie Webster (Sr., Apple Valley, Minn.)
  • 100 yard breaststroke (1:09.80) – Haley Pesik (Sr., Eagan, Minn.)
  • 200 yard butterfly (2:19.42) –Sydney Hallmark (Sr., Cedarburg, Wis.)
  • 400 yard IM (4:57.16) –Hailey Auran (So., St. Paul, Minn.)
  • 200 yard breaststroke (2:36.46) – Ella Benoit (Fy., Rice, Minn.)
  • 200 yard backstroke (2:17.88) –Amelia Bjorklund (So., Bloomington, Minn.)
  • 100 yard freestyle (56.34) – Webster
  • 500 yard freestyle (5:32.83) – Bjorklund
  • 100 yard butterfly (1:02.82) – Michelle Simms (Sr., Inver Grove Heights, Minn.)
  • 200 yard IM (2:17.77) – Pesik
  • 200 yard medley relay (1:52.00)
  • 200 yard freestyle relay (1:41.73)
  • 400 yard freestyle relay (3:48.44)

On his teams efforts, head coach Jon Carlson said, “I was very pleased with how we swam today. We’ve been training hard for the past few weeks and for the swimmers to find a way to step up was very impressive. I’m excited heading into the Thankgiving break and we’ll start getting ready for the Grinnell Invite in a few weeks.”

 

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