After Day 2 Prelims, Kenyon Lords come in with 11 swims and two relays in the top 8. DU men come in with 7 returning swims, one relay in the A final and one in B. On the women’s side, the close race continues: Emory has 9 swims with two up relays. JHU has 6 with two up relays. Denison has 4 with two up relays, and Kenyon has only 3 with two up relays.
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After three days of seriously fast swimming, Big Red extends its winning streak at the Conference Championships to six years running.
NCAC Champs Day II – Dignan Breaks Another National Record; Denison Men and Kenyon Women Still Leading
During day two of the NCAC Champs, Denison’s men have widened the gap between themselves and the Lords, while the Big Red women have begun to chip away at the lead established by the Ladies on the first day.
Records have been falling like flies after the first day of racing at the NCAC Championships, hosted by Denison University in their home pool, the Trumbull Aquatic Center. The Denison men and Kenyon women are currently leading after Day I.
The second day of the Kenyon Winter Invitation proved to be just as quick and as much fun to watch as Day One. For host Kenyon College, though the event open auspiciously with very fast swims from both the Lords and the Ladies, the superior depth of the DI and DII teams arrayed against them led to a fourth place finish for the Ladies, and a third place finish for the Lords. On both sides, Ohio State University was victorious (795.5 women, 741 men).
The first night of the Kenyon Invitational, hosted in the James A Steen Natotorium saw some seriously fast swimming. That’s unsurprising, considering there are three DI schools in the house. The highlights of the evening were OSU’s Alex Norris taking down two pool records.
Of the eight events on Saturday night hosted by Kenyon at the Total Performance Swim Invitational in Gambier, Ohio, two of them ended in Steen Aquatic Center records for the women, and five for the men.
The pool was on fire on the second night of the Total Performance Invitational, hosted by Kenyon College. Over the course of the night’s events, an impressive six pool and meet records fell.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday have seen some tremendous efforts from a variety of Kenyon Lords and Ladies at the Division I TYR Invitational hosted by Northwestern in Evanston, Illinois. Seven teams competed in the men’s meet, and nine in the women’s. The Lords and Ladies finished fifth and eighth respectively, after the final event on Sunday evening.
Senior Syd Lindbloom gave the Ladies the first of their individual event wins on Saturday morning, crushing the competition to win the 1000 freestyle by 19 seconds.
Kenyon and Denison: two of the top teams in DIII faced off against one another on Saturday. It came down to the final relay to decide the victors.
Kenyon junior Austin Caldwell led the Lords’ charge and came in second in the 200 freestyle at Friday’s dual meet with OSU.
The Buckeyes both go to 2-0 for the season, winning both their duels against Kenyon College Friday night. (Photo Credit: Amanda Smith)