SMU Wins Four of Seven Events on Day Three of NIC Championships
ROCHESTER, Mich. (SMU) - The SMU men?s swimming & diving team continues to dominate at the 2005 NIC Championships. The Mustangs won four of seven events on Friday to increase their overall lead in the team standings. Ian Clark and Camilo Becerra each won their second individual gold medal, when Clark took the 400 IM (3:49.07) and Becerra touched first in the 100 fly (47.23).
SMU then took top spots in the next two events. Senior co-captain Ferdi Postma won the 200 free (1:38.12) and J.D. White was just behind in third (1:38.80). Per Nylin was next to capture gold for the Mustangs when he finished the 100 breast in 53.90.
In diving, Beau Sydes (294) and Chad Chokel (261.65) finished third and fourth respectively in the 1-meter competition.
SMU closed out the evening taking second in the 400 medley relay (3:16.22).
Action concludes Saturday in Rochester with the 1650 freestyle, 200 backstroke, 100 freestyle, 200 breaststroke, 200 butterfly, platform diving and the 400 freestyle relay. Prelims begin at 11:00 a.m. and the finals start at 6:30 p.m.