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Records fall in Minnesota

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 02/05/2011 21:47:02

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. - For the second week in a row, a diving record falls and a freshman continues his tear as the regular season wrapped up for the South Dakota State men's and women's swimming and diving team at the Minnesota Challenge   Saturday night.

Erin Eagen scored 265.80 points in 3-meter diving to break her own school record a week after she did the same in 1-meter diving. The sophomore also came within 2.5 points of setting a new 1-meter mark.

Jessica Ferley had a trio of top five finishes with a 100 backstroke of 59.42 sec., a 200 backstroke of 2 minutes, 8.44 sec. and a 1650 freestyle time of 17:46.24.

Alexandra Hoffman placed third in the 200 backstroke with a season best time of 2:08.66, while Emmalee Wright placed fourth in the 200 butterfly in 2:13.45.

In relays, the Jacks had a pair of top three placings as the 800 freestyle clocked in at 8:06.56 and the 400 freestyle finished in 3:36.70.
      

For the men, Chris Schreier did it again as he broke his school record in the 200 butterfly with a finish of 1:51.47. His old record of 1:51.59 was set back in December at the Iowa Invite.

Phil Albu continued his strong freshman campaign with a fourth place time of 1:54.77 in the 200 backstroke and a 100 backstroke time of 52.10 sec.

Ohter top 10 finishes for the SDSU men saw Shea Patrick (4:18.16) place sixth in the 400 IM, Kyle Ochsner (16:26.34) place sixth in the 1650 freestyle with Kyle Catani (16:38.75) right behind in seventh.
       
The Jacks get a week off before traveling to Indianapolis for the three-day Summit League Championships starting on Feb. 17

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