Gustie Men in First, Women in Second After Day Three of MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships Posted on February 18th, 2022 by

Photo Courtesy of MIAC Championship - BJ Pickard

Day Three Results

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Through 27 events in the MIAC Championship the Gustavus men’s swim and dive team leads with an impressive 722 points and broke the school record in the 200 Free Relay with a time of 1:21.53. The Gustie women are in second place with 445 points while St. Catherine leads (542).

Sophomore Peyton Richardson continued to find success for the Gusties beginning the night with a 400 IM win, touching the wall at 4:02.45. Junior Dane Hudson rolled the momentum, winning the 100 Fly with a time of 49.78, Andrew Becker finished right behind him (49.92).

Additionally, Hudson placed second in the 200 Backstroke (51.68).

Ellen Hofstede led the Gustie women, touching the wall at 56.91 to place first in the 100 Fly.

Matt Strom kept Gustavus going and made B cut in the 200 Free (1:39.99). The Gustie men took the top three spots in the event with Erik Small placing second (1:41.58) and Dutch Franko-Dynes coming in third (1:42.23).

Nyden Hill won the 100 Breaststroke (57.30) as Kieran Ripken finished right behind him in second (57.37), Taylor Vander Jeugdt in third (57.55), and Tyler Teichmiller claimed fourth (57.96).

Newcomer Marit Isaacson kept the Gusties going through the end, winning the 100 Backstroke (57.79), while Mikayla Witte placed fifth (58.90).

On the diving board in 3M, Andrew Jensen and Ryan Lester were the top Gustie finishers with Jensen placing fourth (426.45) and Lester placing fifth (361.65).

Finishing out the day strong, the Gustie men won the 200 Free Relay from the team of Hudson, Small, Ripken, and Becker (1:21.53) which also fell under the 2019 Selection Time and set a new school record with the previous time of 1:21.84 set last season.

The Gustie women made B cut in the 200 Free Relay with their winning time of 1:33.56 from the team of Hofstede, Abby Yartz, Isaacson, and Lucy Peterson.

Both teams compete in the final day of the championship Saturday morning with prelims beginning at 10:30 am.


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