Hoosiers start First Day of NCAA Championships
="ncaastart"> March 26, 1998
Hoosiers start First Day of NCAA ChampionshipsCollier earns All-American status with fifth-place finish
Auburn, Ala. -- The Indiana men's swimming and diving team opened the first day of competition with diver Mike Collier and Tom Davidson on the one-meter and Rob Iglinski in the 200 individual medley. Collier, a junior from St. Louis, was the only Hoosier to score with a fifth place on the one-meter. In the team standings, Indiana is in 19th place with 16 points.
Collier started the day with a second in the prelims with 545.75 points. In the evening finals, he fell to fifth place with 554.90. Rio Ramirez of Miami (FL) finished in first with 630.70. Collier improved from 11th place at the 1997 NCAA meet with his fifth place finish this evening.
Senior Rob Iglinski, making his fourth appearance at the NCAA Championships, did not make the finals in the 200 IM, but finished 27th overall. His time of 1:49.31 was his fastest this year.
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