Mustangs Struggle in Day One of NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships

Go smu!
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Go smu!

Minneapolis, Minn. - Representatives of the SMU men's swimming and diving team did not fare well in the opening day of the 2005 NCAA Championships held in Minneapolis, Minn. In preliminaries of three events earlier Thursday, SMU did not qualify to compete in the evening's finals. The top 16 student-athletes in each event after preliminaries move on to the consolation and championship finals.

In the 200-yard individual medley, SMU's Ian Clark posted a time of 1:48.67 for a 29th-place finish. In the 50-yard freestyle, Camilo Becerra swam for a time of 19.90 (T27th place) while Per Nylin finished in 40th with a mark of 20.15. In the 1-meter diving event, Beau Sydes placed 34th with a total of 243.30 points.

Complete results of today's events can be found at www.ncaasports.com