Lenton Claims 50-Meter Title at Australian Short Course Championships
Aug. 26, 2006
HOBART, Australia - Matt Lenton, a member of Indiana University's men's swimming and diving team, won the 50-meter freestyle championship at the Telstra Australian Short Course Championships at Tattersall's Hobart Aquatic Centre on Aug. 26.
Lenton posted a time of 22.14 seconds in the 50 SCM free, touching out Jonathan Newton, who stopped the clock in 22.23. Lenton's time in the eighth-fastest in the 50 SCM free in IU history.
Lenton, a native of Perth, Australia, will be a sophomore for the Hoosiers this season. Indiana kicks off the 2006-07 slate with its annual Cream versus Crimson meet on Sep. 29.
The Telstra Australian Short Course Championships continue through Monday, Aug. 28.
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