SMU Men's Swimming Impressive Again at Kerr McGee
Oklahoma City (SMU) - Senior Camilo Becerra and junior Per Nylin both won championship finals on day two of the Kerr McGee Elite Meet. Nylin captured first place in the 100 breast, touching the wall in 54.45, while Becerra narrowly won the 100 fly in 47.86. SMU was also successful in the lone relay event of the evening, the 400 free relay, finishing first at 3:03.60. The Mustangs have won every relay in the meet.
Junior Travis Wolther also swam in the ‘A’ final of the 100 breast and finished in fourth place (58.23). In the 100 fly, senior co-captain Ferdi Postma (50.40) and freshman Brett Denham (50.77) finished the ‘A’ final in sixth and seventh place respectively. Also in the 100 fly, senior Ric Hampson took first place in the ‘B’ final (50.30) and took ninth place overall.
Postma also swam in the ‘A’ final of the 200 free and finished in 1:39.22, good for fourth place. Junior J.D. White also qualified for the championship final, taking sixth place in 1:40.98. Senior Chase Ingraham finished the ‘C’ final of the 200 free in second place in 1:43.47 and finished 18th overall.
Sophomores Justin Smith and Ian Clark both qualified for the ‘A’ final in the 400 IM and both finished in the top three. Smith came in second (3:54.59) and Clark was not far behind in third place (3:55.48).
SMU totaled 229 points on day two and has 391 points overall in the event. Day three preliminaries begin at 8:30 a.m., with championship finals beginning at 5:00 p.m. Complete results can be found here.