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Swim-Dive Teams Win 19 Total Events at Anderson

Swim-Dive Teams Win 19 Total Events at Anderson

ANDERSON, Ind. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's and women's swimming and diving teams combined to win 19 events in a dual meet at Anderson University on Friday night.

The Fightin' Engineer men picked up a 163-81 victory in the team scoring, while Anderson won the women's team scoring by a 183-85 count.

Rose-Hulman swept all 14 men's events in the meet.  Dutch Kipp led the performance with three individual wins, capturing top honors in the 100-backstroke (56.54), 200-backstroke (2:03.40) and 200-individual medley (2:01.61).

Double individual event winners for the Rose-Hulman men included Jared Brown in the 50-freestyle (22.08) and 100-butterfly (53.95); Shamus Sparling in the 500-freestyle (5:09.50) and 1000-freestyle (10:44.60); and Zachary Tate in the 100-freestyle (50.00) and 200-freestyle (1:57.79).

On the women's side, Natalija Pumpurs and Elisa Weber tied for one event victory and both swimmers won an additional event.  The duo shared the top time in the 200-freestyle (2:06.44).  Pumpurs also won the 200-backstroke (2:21.25) and Weber claimed the 200-breast (2:38.84).

Other event wins on the women's side included the 200-medley relay team of Parker Brady, Weber, Pumpurs and Arya Ziegler (2:00.17), along with Michelle Reese in one-meter diving (166.80 points).

Men's individual winners also included William Kemp in the 200-breaststroke (2:19.16); Brendan King in the 200-butterfly (2:00.39); and Ethan Park in the 100-breaststroke (1:01.74).

Rose-Hulman also swept both men's relay events, winning the 200-freestyle in 1:30.80 and the 200-medley in 1:38.77.  The 200-medley relay included Kemp, Park, Derick Miller and Kipp.  The 200-freestyle relay team included King, Hayden Walter, Alex Ketcham and Ryan Nikolic.

Rose-Hulman returns to action in a three-team meet featuring Bethel and Olivet Nazarene on Nov. 22.