March 26, 2009
USA Swimming Sectionals - Day 1 Results
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Indiana University men's swimming and diving contingent completed day one of the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships Thursday at the Student Rec Center in College Station, Texas.
In the one-meter springboard diving competition, sophomore Landon Marzullo advanced to the consolation finals after finishing 13th in the prelims with a score of 345.00.He ended the competition in 12th with a score of 357.45 Freshman Linus Altman-Kurosaki got his first taste of NCAA Championship competition, finishing 32nd with a score of 263.15.
Freshman Eric Ress took to the pool for his first-ever NCAA event, finishing fifth in his heat and 32nd overall in the 500 freestyle with a time of 4:21.26. That is his second-fastest time ever in the event.
Also competing at his first NCAA Championships, sophomore Cody Weik posted a personal best in the 200 individual medley, touching the wall in 1:45.72. That is the fifth-fastest time in school history. Weik placed second in his heat and 33rd overall.
Senior Matt Lenton closed out the morning with the 50 freestyle, finishing seventh in his heat and tied for 33rd overall with a time of 19.77.
Competition continues on Friday with Weik in the 400 individual medley, Ress in the 100 backstroke, and Marzullo and Altman-Kurosaki in the three-meter diving competition.
32. Eric Ress - 4:21.26 prelims
200 Individual Medley
33. Cody Weik - 1:45.72 prelims
33. Matt Lenton - 19.77 prelims
12. Landon Marzullo - 357.45 (345.00 prelims) - All-American
32. Linus Altman-Kurosaki - 263.15 prelims