Queens Freshman Alex Kunert Shatters NCAA Division II Record in 200 Fly

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Another Queens swimmer surged to a national title in an NCAA Division II record on Friday night in Indianapolis at the NCAA Division II Championships.

Freshman Alex Kunert won the 200 fly in 1:41.19, crushing the previous mark of 1:42.04 set by his teammate Marius Kusch in 2017.

Kusch set the Division II record in the 100 back earlier on Friday.

Kunert won the event by more than three seconds.

Colorado Mesa junior Pedro Terres Illescas finished second in 1:44.28, followed by Delta State freshman Federico Bracco (1:44.83).

Bellarmine freshman Matthew Sims finished fourth in 1:46.33, followed by Southern Connecticut’s Leo Laporte (1:46.72), Nova Southeastern’s Magnus Poulsen (1:46.91), Tampa junior Brian Valedon (1:48.55) and Missouri S&T junior Aaron Taske (1:48.80).

Event 28  Men 200 Yard Butterfly
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     NCAA DII: N 1:42.04  3/10/2017 Marius Kusch, Queens (NC)
         Meet: M 1:42.04  3/10/2017 Marius Kusch, Queens (NC)
    Name                 Year School            Prelims     Finals Points 
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                       === Championship Final ===                        
 
  1 Kunert, Alex           FR Queens (NC)       1:42.47    1:41.19N  20  
    r:+0.63  22.48        48.16 (25.68)
        1:14.06 (25.90)     1:41.19 (27.13)
  2 Terres Illescas, Pedr  JR Colorado Mesa     1:45.42    1:44.28   17  
    r:+0.58  23.31        49.84 (26.53)
        1:16.99 (27.15)     1:44.28 (27.29)
  3 Bracco, Federico       FR Delta State       1:46.07    1:44.83   16  
    r:+0.63  23.54        50.55 (27.01)
        1:17.31 (26.76)     1:44.83 (27.52)
  4 Sims, Matthew          FR Bellarmine        1:46.03    1:46.33   15  
    r:+0.69  23.62        49.95 (26.33)
        1:17.50 (27.55)     1:46.33 (28.83)
  5 Laporte, Leo           JR Southern Conn     1:46.24    1:46.72   14  
    r:+0.71  23.99        51.22 (27.23)
        1:18.36 (27.14)     1:46.72 (28.36)
  6 Poulsen, Magnus        JR Nova S'eastern    1:46.78    1:46.91   13  
    r:+0.70  23.17        50.03 (26.86)
        1:17.55 (27.52)     1:46.91 (29.36)
  7 Valedon, Brian         JR TAMPA             1:46.86    1:48.55   12  
    r:+0.69  24.05        51.66 (27.61)
        1:20.06 (28.40)     1:48.55 (28.49)
  8 Taske, Aaron           JR Missouri S & T    1:46.80    1:48.80   11  
    r:+0.70  24.11        51.55 (27.44)
        1:20.21 (28.66)     1:48.80 (28.59)
 
                        === Consolation Final ===                        
 
  9 Hanzal, Jan            FR Lindenwood        1:48.04    1:47.35    9  
    r:+0.66  24.60        52.51 (27.91)
        1:19.65 (27.14)     1:47.35 (27.70)
 10 Vasquez, Cristian      SR Lindenwood        1:47.02    1:47.63    7  
    r:+0.70  23.98        51.66 (27.68)
        1:19.26 (27.60)     1:47.63 (28.37)
 11 Lee, Gabriel           SR Simon Fraser      1:47.67    1:47.96    6  
    r:+0.70  24.18        52.00 (27.82)
        1:20.08 (28.08)     1:47.96 (27.88)
 12 Masiero, Matteo        SO Nova S'eastern    1:48.32    1:48.39    5  
    r:+0.72  23.87        51.50 (27.63)
        1:20.25 (28.75)     1:48.39 (28.14)
 13 Quigley, Kian          SR Lindenwood        1:47.73    1:48.82    4  
    r:+0.76  24.29        51.84 (27.55)
        1:20.22 (28.38)     1:48.82 (28.60)
 14 Kosylo, Nazarii        JR Wingate           1:47.94    1:48.93    3  
    r:+0.74  24.46        52.52 (28.06)
        1:20.44 (27.92)     1:48.93 (28.49)
 15 Bernotti, Miguel       SO Florida Southern  1:48.59    1:49.09    2  
    r:+0.66  24.54        52.52 (27.98)
        1:20.96 (28.44)     1:49.09 (28.13)
 16 Knox, Will             SR UCSD              1:48.51    1:50.61    1  
    r:+0.72  23.67        51.12 (27.45)
        1:20.41 (29.29)     1:50.61 (30.20)

5 comments

    • Ally Sarah Zhang

      Colyn Bobby Ma you gonna beat that? 😂

    • Colyn Bobby Ma

      Ally yeah fucking right 😂

  1. TJ LeSeure

    “Freshman”