Four League Records Set on Day Two of Swimming and Diving Championships

Photo by Lacey Den Hartog, Denver Athletics
Photo by Lacey Den Hartog, Denver Athletics

2014 Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships
Day Two Results

The Basics
Team Leaders: M – Denver | W – Denver
Location: IU Natatorium – Indianapolis, Ind.

INDIANAPOLIS – Four league records were set on day two of the 2014 Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships at the IU Natatorium.  League newcomer, Denver continues to lead both the men's and women's standings after winning seven swimming events Thursday evening.

The first of four Summit League championship records were set during the afternoon preliminaries as South Dakota State's Connor Florand tallied a league-record score in the men's three-meter dive with 342.90 points.

In the women's one-meter dive final, South Dakota's Greysen Hertting recorded 293.00 points to become the first USD women's diver to win a league crown.

The Denver women's squad set three league championship records, two individual and one relay.  Bridgette McNally captured the women's 500 free title with a league record and NCAA 'B' cut time of 4:46.18, while Drew Matthews won the women's 50 free posting a time of 22.90 for the league record and an NCAA 'B' cut.  The Pioneer's 200 free relay team of Sam Corea, Matthews, Johanna Roas and Zoe Huddleston captured the league title in 1:30.90 for the championship meet record.  In the opening leg of the relay Corea posted a league record 50 free time of 22.39.

Also highlighting day two of competition was South Dakota State men's first Summit League relay title in program history.  Ben Bolinske, Daniel Jacobson, Phil Albu and Wil Hogue teamed up for the winning 200 free relay time of 1:22.31.

News & Notes

  • South Dakota State's Connor Florand set a league record in the men's three-meter dive with a score of 342.90 in the prelims.
  • Denver's Bridgette McNally won the women's 500 free title with a league record and NCAA 'B' cut time of 4:46.18.
  • South Dakota's Greysen Hertting won the one-meter dive (293.00) and became the first women's diver in program history to capture a league title.
  • Denver's Jeremiah Zgliczynski captured the men's 200 IM title in an NCAA 'B' cut time of 1:47.73.
  • DU's Drew Matthews claimed women's 50 free crown touching the wall in a league record and NCAA 'B' cut time of 22.90. Sam Corea then broke that league record in the opening leg of the 200 free relay with an opening leg time of 22.39.
  • Denver's Kyle Robrock won the men's 50 free with a time of 20.15, an NCAA 'B' cut time.
  • The Pioneer women's squad (S. Corea, D. Matthews, J. Roas, Z. Huddleston) captured the 200 free relay in league-record fashion with a time of 1:30.90.
  • The SDSU men's team won the 200 free relay, its first league relay title in program history, with a time of 1:22.31.

Team Standings

1. Denver – 372
2. South Dakota State – 206
3. IUPUI – 193
4. Western Illinois – 146
5. South Dakota – 138
6. Eastern Illinois – 108  

1. Denver – 375.5
2. IUPUI – 195
3. South Dakota State – 187
4. South Dakota – 168
5. Omaha – 147.5
6. Eastern Illinois – 103
7. Western Illinois – 62


Men's 500 Free – Dylan Bunch, Denver (4:21.10)
Women's 500 Free – Bridgette McNally, Denver (4:46.18)*

Men's 200 IM – Jeremiah Zgliczynski, Denver (1:47.73)
Women's 200 IM – Clara Jenck, Denver (2:02.34)

Men's 50 Free – Kyle Robrock, Denver (20.15)
Women's 50 Free – Drew Matthews, Denver (22.90)*

Men's Three-Meter Dive – Cody Watts, IUPUI (334.40)
Women's One-Meter Dive – Greysen Hertting, South Dakota (293.00)

Men's 200 Free – South Dakota State (1:22.31)
Women's 200 Free – Denver (1:30.90)*

*Summit League Championship Record

Up Next
Friday marks day three of the championships with preliminaries beginning at 11 a.m. ET followed by finals at 6 p.m. ET.  The entire championships can be followed via live stats, the Swimming and Diving Championships page or on Twitter @summitchamps.