Division III Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships
- March 15-18, 2017
- CISD Natatorium, Shenandoah, Texas
- Prelims 10 AM, Finals 6 PM – U.S. Central Time Zone (GMT -6 currently)
- Event schedule
- Real-time results – diving
- Real-time results – swimming
- Video link (expected to be available when meet starts)
- Championship Central
Men’s 500-yard Freestyle – Prelims
- NCAA Record: 4:20.60 3/18/15 Andrew Greenhalgh Johns Hopkins
Top 8 qualifiers:
- Andrew Greenhalgh, Johns Hopkins 4:22.66
- Christian Baker, Emory 4:22.84
- Arthur Conover, Kenyon 4:25.34
- Thomas Gordon, Emory 4:27.44
- Robert Williams, Kenyon 4:28.58
- David Perez, Kenyon 4:28.67
- Henry Copses, Emory 4:28.83
- Mitchell Riek, Carnegie Mellon 4:28.89
Williams freshman Andrew Trunsky dropped 5.1 seconds to win the first heat of men’s 500s in 4:30.94, thus earning himself a slot in the B final. Kenyon sophomore Brooks McCoy was the winner of heat 2 with 4:32.59.
NCAA record-holder Andrew Greenhalgh of Johns Hopkins dropped a 4:22.66 to win the first circle-seeded heat over Kenyon sophomore Robert Williams (4:28.58) and his teammate, freshman Connor Rumpit (4:28.97). Another Lord, senior Arthur Conover, won the next heat with 4:25.34. Emory’s Thomas Gordon (4:27.44) and Henry Copses (4:28.83) followed.
Emory senior Christian Baker, the top seed coming into the meet, went 4:22.84 to win the final heat over Kenyon junior David Perez (4:28.67) and Mitchell Riek of Carnegie Mellon (4:28.89).
Men’s 200-yard Individual Medley – Prelims
- NCAA Record: 1:45.57 12/1/16 Andrew Wilson, Emory
- Meet Record: 1:46.00 3/16/16 Jackson Lindell, Denison
Top 8 qualifiers
- Evan Holder, SR Johns Hopkins 1:45.64
- Andrew Wilson, SR Emory 1:46.18
- Trevor Manz, SR Kenyon 1:46.92
- Jackson Lindell, SR Denison 1:47.49
- Bouke Edskes, FR MIT 1:48.01
- Michael Lagieski, SR Wash U. MO 1:48.71
- Ian Reardon, SR Kenyon 1:48.84
- Kevin Van Cleave, SO Wash U. MO 1:48.90
Freshmen Carlos Colmenares of NYU and Peyton Wilson of Wash U both had major drops in heat 1; Colmenares got the touch, 1:51.93 to 1:52.01. Johns Hopkins junior Mark Wilson followed suite, improving his seed time by exactly 4 seconds to win the following heat over teammate, sophomore Emile Kuyl (1:50.91).
Meet record-holder and defending champion Jackson Lindell of Denison went 1:47.49 over Eau Claire freshman Collin Miller (1:49.35) and Birmingham Southern freshman Noah Young (1:49.92) to take the first circle-seeded heat.
Johns Hopkins senior Evan Holder broke the meet record and was 7/100 off the NCAA record when he won the next heat in 1:45.64. He was followed by MIT freshman Bouke Edskes (1:48.01) and senior Michael Lagieski of Wash U (1:48.71).
Emory senior Andrew Wilson wrapped up the IMs with a 1:46.18. Kenyon senior Trevor Manz dropped just over 3 seconds and finished second in the heat with 1:46.92 ahead of Kenyon classmate Ian Reardon (1:48.84).
Men’s 50-yard Freestyle – Prelims
- NCAA DIII Record: 19.38 3/21/2012 Zach Turk Kenyon
Top 8 qualifiers:
- Oliver Smith, JR Emory 19.85
- Jesse Novak, SR Rowan 19.88
- Ivan Garin, SR UC Santa Cruz 20.09
- Jack Englehardt, JR UW-Stevens Point 20.10
- Ryan Boraski, SR Keene St. 20.17
- Mathias Kolleck, SO Emory 20.19
- Joshua Tomazin, JR MIT 20.20
- Ian Gaynor, SR Widener 20.31
NYU junior Chad Moody dropped 8/10 to win the first heat and earn a spot in the B final, going 20.62. Emory, who hit the jackpot in the men’s 50 free, with 2 up and 1 down, began populating tonight’s final in the second heat when freshman Sage Ono dropped 1/10 to qualify 16th with 20.64. MIT junior Jeremy Bogle took .17 off his seed time and out-touched Chicago sophomore Alexander Farrell, 20.47 to 20.59, to win heat 3.
Stevens Point junior Jack Englehardt kicked off the circle-seeded heats with a 20.10, dropping .19 and touching out Keene State senior Ryan Boraski (20.17). Rowan senior and 2016 bronze medalist Jesse Novak went 19.88 to win the penultimate heat over UC Santa Cruz senior Ivan Garin (20.09, -.31) and Widener senior Ian Gaynor (20.31). Emory junior Oliver Smith, who won this event last year, was the final heat winner and overall leader with 19.85. Teammate, sophomore Mathias Kolleck (20.19), and MIT junior Joshua Tomazin (20.20) were second and third.
Men’s 200-yard Medley Relay – Prelims
- NCAA Record: 1:26.74 2/2/16 Emory (Ono, Wilson, Baker, Smith)
Top 8 qualifiers:
- Emory 1:27.31
- Denison 1:29.59
- WPI 1:29.72
- Williams 1:29.75
- Johns Hopkins 1:29.81
- MIT 1:29.87
- Wash U. MO 1:29.91
- UW-Stevens Point 1:30.06
Emory’s Mitchell Cooper, Wilson, Cooper Tollen, and Smith combined to finish first with 1:27.31, just off the NCAA record, and more than 2 seconds faster than all other qualifiers for tonight’s final. Denison (1:29.59) and WPI (1:59.72) both improved on their seed times and qualified second and third.