UND too strong for the Jackrabbits in the pool
The University of North Dakota set three pool records en route to a 170.5-129.5 victory over South Dakota State in a men’s swimming and diving dual Saturday afternoon at the Stanley J. Marshall HPER Center Pool.
UND opened the meet by setting a pool record in the 200-yard medley relay as the team of Adam Gannon, Austin Smith, Colin MacQuarrie and Noah Lucas clocked a winning time of 1 minute, 33.78 seconds.
Lucas later set an individual pool record in the 200 freestyle with a time of 1:42.06, then anchored UND’s winning 200 freestyle relay in the final event of the day, teaming with Gannon, MacQuarrie and Dan Jacobson for a time of 1:23.96.
Five different Jackrabbits claimed event titles. Wil Hogue led SDSU in the sprints, winning the 50 freestyle in 21.05 seconds and placing second in the 100 with a time of 47.33 seconds.
In the diving events, Connor Florand continued his strong junior season by winning the 3-meter competition with a score of 312.08, followed by senior teammate Clark Kocourek at 308.11. Florand later finished second in 1-meter diving with 302.63 points.
Saturday’s competition was the final dual of the season for the Jackrabbits, who finished with a 2-5 record. SDSU resumes competition next weekend at the Minnesota Challenge in Minneapolis.