2000-01 Men's Swimming & Diving Archive
The Tigers' home meets are held in the Erdmann Natatorium
Tigers finish 13th with strong final day
DePauw finished 13th at the NCAA Division III Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., after a solid final day of competition. Dan Garrison earned all-America honors by finishing fifth in the 100 free in 46.29 seconds. Clint Troxel was 12th in the 200 butterfly in 1:53.51 to earn and the 400 free relay of Josh Heisler, Todd Darlington, Elliott Mueller and Garrison placed 12th in 3:08.12 to earn honorable mention all-America. Complete Results
Tigers earns spots in Saturday finals
Dan Garrison placed eighth in prelims in the 100 free with a time of 46.36 seconds to qualify for the championship finals, while Clint Troxel was 11th in the 200 fly in prelims in 1:53.58 and will swim in the consolation finals. The 400 free relay placed 11th in prelims in 3:08.14.
Moch earns all-America honors on both boards
Diver Nate Moch earned honorable mention all-America distinction at the NCAA Division III Championships with a 12th place finish on the three-meter boards with 363.5 points and a 14th place showing on the one-meter board with 338.35 points.
More all-America honors for Tigers on Friday
Dan Garrison and Clint Troxel earned honorable mention all-America honors in the 100 butterfly on day two of the NCAA Division III Championships. Garrison finished 14th in 50.94 seconds and Troxel was 16th in 51.62. The 800 free relay of Garrison, Josh Heisler, Troxel and Todd Darlington finished 15th in 7:01.87 to take honorable mention all-America as well. Garrison's leadoff swim of 1:42.40 broke the school record in the 200 free which was the oldest swimming record at DePauw (held by Dave Carlson in 1991).
Two relays earn all-America honorable mention
Both the 400 medley and 200 free relays finished in the top 16 in finals during the first day of competition at the NCAA Division III Championships in Buffalo. The medley relay of Dan Garrison, Elliott Mueller, Clint Troxel and Josh Heisler finished 11th in 3:27.81. The freestyle relay of Heisler, Andrew Cornett, Mueller and Garrison finished 14th in 1:25.35. Dan Garrison's anchor of the 200 free relay in prelims was the second fastest 50-yard split during the event and his leadoff swim in the 400 medley relay set a school record in both the prelims and finals. Follow along through the official meet site.
Tigers set for NCAA Championships
A record seven DePauw student-athletes will be competing at the NCAA Division III Championships in Buffalo, N.Y., March 15-17. Competing for the Tigers are swimmers Andrew Cornett, Todd Darlington, Dan Garrison, Josh Heisler, Elliott Mueller and Clint Troxel and diver Nate Moch. Follow their progress from the official meet site.
DePauw finishes regular season with 7-2 record after loss at Wabash
The Tigers concluded the regular season with a 165-135 loss at Wabash to finish with a 7-2 dual meet record. DePauw set several pool records including: Dan Troxel (200 fly, 1:55.38); Nate Moch (One-meter diving, 277.30); Dan Garrison (100 free, 46.74; 100 fly, 51.69) and the 400 free relay (Mueller, Darlington, Heisler, Garrison; 3:11.24). Complete results
Tigers just miss repeating as SCAC champions
In a heartbreaking conclusion to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships, DePauw finished second to host Trinity University by just 10.5 points. Trinity led by just 0.5 points heading into the final event- the 400 free relay. DePauw totaled 48 points, but Trinity finished with 58 in the event to take the 10.5-point margin. The meet included a record-number of national provisional qualifying swims for the Tigers. Additionally, sophomore Nate Moch was named the SCAC Diver of the Year for the second straight year. More details later. Complete results can be found here.
DePauw tops Rose-Hulman and Vincennes; SCAC title defense next step
The Tigers easily defeated Rose-Hulman and Vincennes in the final home dual meet of the season. DePauw won over Rose-Hulman 231-62 and over Vincennes 189-101 Complete results
Tigers are eighth in national rankings
DePauw is ranked eighth among Division III schools in the latest Team Quality Points rankings. The complete list can be found here.
DePauw finishes third at Washington Invitational
The Tigers placed third out of nine teams at the Washington (Mo.) University Invitational. Senior Dan Garrison, DePauw's all-time leading scorer, topped the 2,000-point plateau at the meet. Complete results
Tigers top Illinois Wesleyan 171-67
The Tigers improved to 5-1on the season with a 171-67 win over host Illinois Wesleyan. Complete results
Moch, Schoff finish 1-2 at Wabash Diving Invitational
Nate Moch and Bret Schoff led the Tigers at the Wabash College Diving Classic by finishing first and second, respectively, in one- and three-meter diving. Moch won the three-meter competition with 428.6 points which was less than 12 points from meeting the NCAA Championship qualification. Schoff was second with a score of 380.3. Moch won the one-meter with 416.5 points followed by Schoff at 410.3. Glen McCain was fifth in three-meter at 336.45 and sixth on the one-meter board with 332.25 points, while Wilson Villafana placed ninth in three-meter with 185.6 points and eighth in one-meter with 274.
DePauw wins Wabash Invitational for first time in school history
For the first time in program history the Tigers won the Wabash Invitational as they finished with 459 points to the Little Giants' 455. More details later. Complete results
Tigers defeat Wheaton; Moch qualifies provisionally for NCAA Championships
DePauw improved to 4-1 on the season with a 124-113 victory over visiting Wheaton College. Nate Moch took firsts on both the one- and three-meter boards and qualified provisionally for the NCAA Championships on the three-meter with a score of 289.95. Josh Heisler took firsts in both the 50 free (22.19) and the 100 free (48.68) and Dan Garrison won the 100 butterfly in 52.76. The Tigers' 200 free relay won in a time of 1:27.28. Complete results
Tigers defeat Sewanee to improve to 3-1
DePauw won both relays and finished first in seven individual events on the way to a 141-93 win at Sewanee. Dan Garrison picked up a pair of firsts in the 100 freestyle (48.23) and the 50 free (22.11) as did Nate Moch in diving with scores of 255.5 in three-meter and 255.15 on the one-meter board. Other winners included Clint Troxel (200 butterfly; 2:06.25), Elliott Mueller (200 backstroke; 2:04.14) and Landon Williams (500 free; 5:05.78). The 400 medley relay won in 3:44.16 as did the 400 free relay in 3:22.32. Complete results
DePauw improves to 2-1 with 173-54 victory at Transylvania
The Tigers took firsts in all but two events on the way to a 173-54 win at Transylvania to improve to 2-1 on the season. Nate Moch won both the one- and three-meter diving with scores of 230.95 and 239.4, while Clint Troxel won both the 200 freestyle (1:52.23) and the 100 backstroke (58.61). Other winners included Todd Darlington (1000 free; 11:05.42), Elliott Mueller (50 free; 22.69), Dan Garrison (100 butterfly; 52.9), Josh Heisler (100 free; 50.39) and Andrew Cornett (500 free; 5:25.66). The 200 medley relay was victorious in 1:42.01 and the 200 free relay won in 1:32.33. Complete results
Tigers open 2000-01 season with split
DePauw opened the year at the University of Indianapolis and defeated the host Greyhounds 170.5-116.5. They fell to Washington (Mo.) University 151.5-143.5. All-American Dan Garrison was a double-winner in the 200 free (1:48.48) and the 100 butterfly (52.79). Nate Moch won the three-meter diving (220.20 points) as the Tigers took the top three spots. Josh Heisler won the 50 free in 22.15 seconds. The Tigers also won the 200 free relay in 1:28.60. Results