Swimming & Diving Earns Split Victories
Nov. 2, 2014
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.
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.
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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