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400 Free Relay Earns Honorable Mention All-America; Tigers Finish 19th

March 24, 2012


Indianapolis, Ind. - On the final night of the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, DePauw's 400-yard freestyle relay finished 11th and earned honorable mention all-America honors at the IU Natatorium.

Casey Hooker, Alex Alfonso, Jack Burgeson and John Montgomery finished in 3:02.93 after placing 12th in the prelims in 3:04.32.

During the morning prelims, Casey Hooker finished 19th in the 1,650 free in 16:09.87, while John Montgomery was 22nd in the 100 free in 45.53 seconds and Matt Kukurugya was 23rd in the 200 breaststroke in 2:07.23.

DePauw totaled 44 points and finished 19th. Denison won with 600 points, while Kenyon was second with 519 and Emory third with 342.

DePauw's Honorable Mention All-America Performances
Event Student-Athlete(s) Time Finish
200 freestyle Casey Hooker 1:40.42 15th
200 medley relay Alex Alfonso, Matt Kukurugya, Matt Gleason, Joe Hessburg 1:33.63 16th
400 medley relay Casey Hooker, Matt Kukurugya, Matt Gleason, John Montgomery 3:23.90 12th
800 free relay Casey Hooker, Matt Haeske, Robbie Spichiger, John Montgomery 6:44.38 9th
400 free relay Casey Hooker, Alex Alfonso, Jack Burgeson, John Montgomery 3:02.93 11th