Mustangs Improve After Day Two of the NCAA Championships

Go smu!
Go smu!

Go smu!

Minneapolis, Minn. - The Mustangs returned to the pool with a vengance on Friday as two swimmers proved to be amongst the fastest 16 in the nation. Ian Clark and Camilo Becerra earned spots in the consolation finals Friday night during day two of the 2005 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Minneapolis, Minn.

In the 400-yard individual medley, SMU's Ian Clark placed 12th with a mark of 3:49.81 in preliminary action and took sixth place in the consolation final with a time of 3:50.15. Teammate Camillo Becerra finished in 16th place in the 100-yard butterfly event with a time of 47.46 and placed seventh in the consolation final with a time of 47.36. In the 100-yard breaststroke, SMU's Per Nylin finished in 20th place (54.50) in the preliminaries and did not qualify for the finals. In the three-meter springboard diving event, Beau Sydes recorded 263.70 points - good for 31st place and did not qualify for the finals.

The final day of competition takes place on Saturday.

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