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#10 DePauw in Third-Place with One Day Left at NCAC Championships

#10 DePauw in Third-Place with One Day Left at NCAC Championships

February 17, 2012


Canton, Ohio - After the second full day of the 2012 North Coast Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships, the 10th-ranked DePauw women have totaled 673 points and are in third place. Denison leads with 1,205 points followed by Kenyon with 1,087.

DePauw's 200-yard medley relay of Alex Alfonso, Matt Kukurugya, Matt Gleason and Joe Hessburg was third in and NCAA "B" time of 1:32.23, while the 800 freestyle relay of John Montgomery, Casey Hooker, Matt Haeske and Robby Spichiger was second in a school record and NCAA "B: time of 6:45.14.

Jordan Bantista was 11th in the 400 individual medley in 4:12.70, while Dylan Klossner was 14th in 4:15.88. Gleason was fifth in the 100 butterfly in an NCAA "B" time of 49.86 seconds, Alfonso  was 11th in the 100 fly in 51,36 seconds after a 51.22 time in the prelims and Matt Bacinich was 13th in 51.72 seconds.

Hooker was third in the 200 free in an NCAA "B" time of 1:40.47, while Haeske was 10th in 1:42.05 and Jack Burgeson was 13th in 1:46.50.

Kukurugya was fifth in the 100 breast in an NCAA "B: time of of 57.54 seconds after swimming a 57.50 in the prelims. Hessburg was 13th in 59.05 seconds. Cameron Wiethoff was 13th in the 100 backstroke in 52.86 seconds. 

Complete information is available at the NCAC site and from Hiram's host site. The top three in each event earn all-NCAC honors.

Saturday's prelims start at 10 a.m. at the C.T. Branin Natatorium.