NCAA Division II Championships: Matt Josa Vaults to 10th All Time in 100 Fly

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

After moving to 19th all time in the men’s 200-yard IM last night, Queens’ Matt Josa decided to ramp up the heat in the 100-yard fly.

Josa, out in a ridiculous time of 20.96, came home in 23.93 to blast his NCAA D2 record with a 44.89. Not only did that beat his lifetime best of 45.45 that stood as the D2 record it vaulted him to ninth all time in the event’s history.

All Time 100 Fly

Rank Name Time
1 Austin Staab 44.18
2 Albert Subirats 44.57
3 Tom Shields 44.59
4 Tyler McGill 44.63
5 Ian Crocker 44.72
6 Giles Smith 44.73
7 Jack Conger 44.78
8 Joseph Schooling 44.81
9 Marcin Cieslak 44.87
10 Matt Josa 44.89

Notably, Grand Valley’s Gianni Ferrero finished second in 46.54 with Wayne State’s Soren Holm earning third in 46.69.

Queens moved to second behind Drury, 159-144.5, following the event. Lindenwood dropped to third with 142 points.

  1 Josa, Matthew          SO Queens (NC)         45.61      44.89R  20  
    r:+0.72  20.96        44.89 (23.93)
  2 Ferrero, Gianni        JR Grand Valley        46.57      46.54   17  
    r:+0.69  21.79        46.54 (24.75)
  3 Holm, Soren            SO Wayne State         46.66      46.69   16  
    r:+0.69  21.38        46.69 (25.31)
                 Men - Team Rankings - Through Event 15                  
 
  1. Drury                             159   2. Queens (Nc)                     144.5
  3. Lindenwood                        142   4. Grand Valley                      137
  5. Wayne State                       125   6. Bridgeport                        100
  7. Florida Southern                   90   8. Tampa                              78
  9. Saint Leo                          73  10. Nova S'Eastern                     72
 11. Cal Baptist                      68.5  12. West Chester                       59
 13. Delta State                        52  14. St. Cloud State                    39
 14. Wingate                            39  16. Carson-Newman                      31
 17. Clarion                            23  18. Lewis                              22
 19. Pfeiffer                           20  20. Catawba                            15
 21. Truman St.                         12  22. Limestone                          11
 23. Ucsd                                8  23. Missouri S & T                      8
 25. Florida Tech                        7  25. Iup                                 7
 25. Colorado Mesa                       7
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