Swim & Dive Competes in Home Opener

Posted on November 5th, 2022 by


SAINT PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams opened their season Saturday at home against UW-Stevens Point and MSU-Mankato. The Gustie men defeated UW-Stevens Point 160-157, while the Gustie women lost to the Pointers 175-144 and the Mavericks 238-79.

Matt Strom (Jr., Rochester) led the way for the men by winning the 200 free in 1:46.60 and the 500 free in 4:45.76. Callen Zemek (Sr., Victoria) won the 1000 free in 10:03.09. Peyton Richardson (Jr., Crystal Lake, Ill.) won the 100 back in 54.06. Dane Hudson (Sr., Eden Prairie) won the 100 free in 47.97. Nyden Hill (So., Conway, Ark.) won the 200 breaststroke in 2:14.88. Erik Small (Sr., Hudson, Wis.) won the 200 IM in 2:01.10. The 200 free relay team of Hudson, Kieran Ripken (Jr., Blaine), Small, and Andrew Becker (Sr., Northfield) won in 1:25.37. And Andrew Jensen (Jr., Wyoming) won the one-meter diving with a score of 232.45.

Marit Isaacson (So., St. Paul) won the 400 IM in 4:45.55 and Lucy Peterson (Jr., St. Paul) tied for first in two events – the 100 free with a time of 54.99 and the 50 free in 25.12 – to pace the Gustie women. Other highlight performances include Teegan Jass (So., Mankato) taking third in the 1000 free in 11:38.32, Mikayla Witte (So., Glencoe) finishing third in the 200 butterfly in 2:24.71, and the 200 free relay team of Isaacson, Peterson, Emily Pearson (Sr., Duluth), and Grace Wagner (Fy.) taking third in 1:41.45.

Gustavus returns to Vic Gustafson Pool next Saturday as it hosts St. Olaf in a dual meet.


One Comment

  1. Mary Strom says:

    Way to go Matt

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