Swimming & Diving Earns Split Victories

Nov. 2, 2014

Box Score

LAWRENCE, Kan. – The TCU men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams both earned victories over North Dakota, while the women’s team fell to Kansas on Saturday, Nov. 1, at Robinson Natatorium in Lawrence, Kansas.

The men’s team picked up a 169-126 win over the Fighting Sioux. The women’s team defeated North Dakota, 231-68, but lost to the Jayhawks, 172-124.

TCU posted 16 first-place finishes overall on Saturday.

Senior Thor Stenfjord kicked it off in the men’s 1000 free, with a time of 9:33.01. The Horned Frogs took the top three spots in the event, with freshmen Connor Dobbs (9:35.02) and Owen Pink (9:52.26) finishing second and third, respectively. 

In the men’s 100 back, TCU swept the top three spots again. Senior Cooper Robinson led the way with a time of 50.40, a season-best with his previous mark at 51.16. Senior Josh Mangus clocked in at 51.34 and sophomore Jake Powell put up a mark of 53.18.

Robinson also posted wins in the 200 back (1:48.80) and 200 IM (1:54.41).

Junior Ford Story claimed the men’s 100 breast event with a time of 57.19.

The Frogs went on to sweep the next two events. 

TCU won the 200 yard fly events thanks to wins from Maddie Johnson and Carlos Hunnicutt. Johnson posted a time of 2:11.74 and Hunnicutt recorded a mark of 1:52.00.

The Frogs also notched victories in both of the 50 free events by a pair of sophomores. Julia Sanders clocked in at 24.05, improving her season-best by 0.09 seconds, while Garrett Hills notched a mark of 21.09. Hills would also win the 100 free with a time of 47.01. 

In the 3-meter dive, senior Ricky Bradley earned a victories, hitting a mark of 274.00. Bradley also posted a victory in the 1-meter dive with a score of 267.10.

Sophomore John Remetta claimed a win in the 200 breast, with a time of 2:06.36. 

The Frogs also swept the 100 fly event. Freshman Emily Gibson posted a first-place finish with a mark of 57.17, while freshman Matt Spallas earned the win with a time of 51.50.

TCU also tallied a win in the women’s 400 free relay. Ashley Alspaugh, Carley Stevens, Sara Brzozowski and Ashley Dyke combined for the victory, clocking in at 3:30.68. 

Up next for the Frogs is a home women’s dual with Iowa State on Friday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m.



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