Denver Men and Women Lead Way on Day One of Summit League Championships

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INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, February 19. THE 2014 Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships began Wednesday night at the IU Natatorium, as the seven women’s and six men’s league teams competed in two relay events. Preseason favorites, the Denver men’s and women’s teams, are atop of the standings at the conclusion of day one.

The Pioneer women set a pair of championship meet records to highlight day one. In the first event of the championship, the 200 IM relay squad of Johanna Roas, Amanda Sanders, Sam Corea and Drew Matthews took first place in a league-record time of 1:39.54. Bridgette McNally, Kacie Vanbuskirk, Clara Jenck and Morgan Mullenix then teamed up to set a league record in the 800 free relay with a winning time of 7:20.02.

On the men’s side, Denver won both the 200 IM relay and 800 free relay.

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The Denver women’s team set a pair of Summit League Championship records. The 200 IM relay team (J. Roas, A. Sanders, S. Corea, D. Matthews) won with a time of 1:39.54, while the 800 free relay squad (B. McNally, K. Vanbuskirk, C. Jenck, M. Mullenix) took first in 7:20.02.

Team Standings

1. Denver – 80
2. IUPUI – 66
3. South Dakota State – 62
4. Eastern Illinois – 56
South Dakota – 56
6. Western Illinois – 34

1. Denver – 80
2. IUPUI – 66
3. South Dakota State – 62
4. Omaha – 60
5. Eastern Illinois – 56
South Dakota – 56
7. Western Illinois – 24

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Author: Jason Marsteller

Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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