South Dakota Sets School and Pool Records in 200 Medley and 200 Free Relays

South Dakota vs. Omaha

  • Friday, January 21, 2022
  • Vermillion, South Dakota
  • Results (PDF)

Courtesy: South Dakota Athletics

VERMILLION, S.D. – South Dakota men’s and women’s swimming and diving punctuated its first home swim meet in 2022 with a trio of school records during Friday’s Summit League dual with Omaha inside the DakotaDome Pool.

The Coyote men set new school and pool records during the dual in both relays, the 200 medley and 200 free. Emily Kahn, meanwhile, lowered her school record in the 50 free for a meters dual as well.

South Dakota cruised to dual wins on both sides as the men’s team won 10 of the 13 events to post a 142.5-98.5 victory. The women’s team captured nine first place efforts during a 155-88 win.

The Coyote foursome of Adam FisherParker SonnabendAidan Gantenbein and Zachary Kopp got the swimming portion of the dual off to a hot start by setting the new standard inside the DakotaDome Pool in the 200 medley relay of 1:43.64.

Fisher (leadoff) and Kopp (anchor) joined Mack Sathre and Charlie Bean in closing the dual strong with a 1:34.53 in the 200 free relay that was the fastest ever inside the DakotaDome Pool.

Kahn, a freshman, was one of three on the women’s side to post a pair of individual wins during the dual. She won the 100 free in 58.46 to go with her school record in the 50 free of 26.41.

Stella Fairbanks, a sophomore, claimed both diving events as she eclipsed the NCAA Zone Qualifying standard in the three-meter event with a 283.50 while also winning the one-meter event with a 252.75.

Sara Mayer, a freshman, won the 200 free in 2:07.06 while also touching the well first in the 100 fly in 1:04.87, just off her school record of 1:04.69.

Cassie Ketterling won the 100 IM in 1:06.07 while the women’s team also received first place efforts from Mairead Powers in the 800 free (9:30.52) and the 200 free relay quartet of Christina SpomerShannon BanarkMadilyn Sindelar and Emily Johnson who clocked 1:49.99.

William Johnston and Jacob Won won a pair of individual events for the men while Sathre, Bean, Gantenbein and Keegan Henning also earned an individual win during the dual.

Johnston, a senior, swept both diving events, scoring 254.05 on the one-meter board and 261.95 on the three-meter board.

Won, a senior, won the 200 free in 1:56.91 and the 400 free in 4:11.36.

Bean, a senior, won the 100 free in 51.81, Sathre, a junior, tied for first in the 100 IM (57.97), Gantenbein, a junior, claimed the 100 fly (57.31) and Henning, a sophomore, won the 800 free in 8:43.11.

Runner-up individual performances for the men’s team came from Bean (200 free), Kopp (50 free), Fisher (100 back), Henning (400 free) and Sonnabend (100 breast).

Posting second place individual finishes for the women were Kayla Middaugh (one-meter, three-meter diving), Spomer (50 free), Isabel Fairbanks (100 IM), Sindelar (100 fly), Clark (100 back) and Powers (400 free).

The Coyotes are back at the DakotaDome Pool on Saturday to host rival South Dakota State. Diving starts at 11 a.m. with swimming portion to follow at approximately 1 p.m.

Courtesy: Omaha Athletics

VERMILLION, S.D. – Omaha swimming & diving swam its first of two meets this weekend vs. South Dakota Friday night. They Coyotes took wins over both the men and women. Kody Hollingsworth captured the pool record in the 100-back with a time of 55.84.

The Maverick women fell 155-88, while the men fell 142.5-98.5.

“The meet when well,” said head coach Todd Samland. “Our energy was not as strong, but we were very steady and competitive. I am looking to see how we respond tomorrow with back-to-back meets.”

The meet opened with a first-place finish for the women in the 200-medley relay. Gracie StreblowCaroline GardnerHailey MatthewsPayton Easley posted a time of 1:58.05. A team of Hollingsworth, Chas NolteElijah Clements, and Owen Hoak placed second for the men with a time of 1:44.45.

Carina Monroe cruised to second in the 800-free with a time of 9:32.88. Rylee Trojan placed just behind in third with a time of 9:40.50. Pharis Musleh earned second for Omaha in the 800-free with a time of 8:51.42. Nick Walkley and Alex Becker came in at third and fourth.

Matthews took second in the 200-free for her first individual placement. She swam a time of 2:07.44. Caleb Miller led the Maverick men to third with a time of 1:57.60.

Hollingsworth picked up first in the 50-free with a time of 23.26, while Easley led the women with third and a time of 26.91.

In the 100-IM, Abigail Mitchell put her name on the board for Omaha. She placed third with a time of 1:08.72. Daniel Young placed firth with a time of 57.97 for the men.

Another third-place finish came in the 100-fly from Bethany Gatlin with a time of 1:06.63. Clements took second with a time of 57.48.

Easley added another top-three finish on the night with second in the 100-free. She swam a time of 59.97. For the men, Young placed second with a time of 52.67.

Streblow earned another first-place finish for Omaha in the 100-back with a time of 1:04.75.

In the 400-free, Matthews took first with a time of 4:33.02, while Musleh earned third with a time of 4:16.68.

Gardner placed first in the 100-breast. She swam a time of 1:13.91. Annie Leinart swam a time of 1:14.95 for second in the event. Young added another first-place finish for the Mavericks with a time of 1:05.03.

The final event of the day was the 200-free relay. A team of Hagemann, Streblow, Baker, and Olivia Wassink placed second with a time of 1:50.17. On the men’s side, Miller, Waszak, Kempf, and Hoak took second swimming a time of 1:36.45.

The Mavericks return to action tomorrow afternoon at St. Thomas. The meet is set to start at 12:30 p.m.

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pete kennedy
10 months ago

Congratulations! great way to shine.