UIndy Sweeps Missouri-St. Louis and Butler

By Delaney Lanker, Swimming World College Intern 

The University of Indianapolis swim and dive teams took the win in their meet against Missouri St. Louis and Butler this Saturday. The number 9-ranked Greyhound men team bested Missouri-St. Louis, 190-37, while the women also came on top vs both UMSL and Butler, 175.5-37 and 175.5-10.5.

Men’s Meet

The UIndy men started the duel meet against USML strong with a win in the 200 free relay, by their ‘C’ team, Sebastian Konnaris, Sean Yeh, Joel Gintzler and Marius Bornkessel (1:35.25).

UMSL’s Tim Schmalzreich took the first place spot in the 1000 (9:53.39), while teammate Mladen Senicar took first in the 50 freestyle (22.04). UIndy took the top spot in the remaining events. It was a tight race to the finish for the Greyhound’s A (1:28.48) and C (1:28.31) 400 freestyle relays with the relay of Marius Bornkessel, Jacob Renie, Sebastian Konnaris, and Patrick Kays.

JR Agnieszka Malecka

Photo Courtesy: Laken Detweiler

Women’s Meet

The UIndy women competed against both USML and Butler on Saturday, taking the win in both duel meets. UIndy swept the top three places in the 200 medley relay. The team of Agnieszka Malecka, Becca Haussin, Michelle Mikaelsson and Madeline Mahoney took first with a time of 1:50.59.

Indy’s Megan Giambastini and UMSL’s Angie Katerin Quiroga Torres tied for second in the 200 IM (2:16.37) while Michelle Mikaelsson won the event with a 2:12.17. Butler’s Sarah Gibbons (2:00.10), Audrey Gosnell (2:01.62) and Rachel Burke (2:01.69) placed 2, 3, 4 in the 200 freestyle.

UIndy also took the top 3 spots in the 100 freestyle and backstroke. The Greyhound team of Stefanie Haholiades, Alexis Dobrzynski, Laura Bem and Hanna Schuster finished the meet with a first place finish in a 1:38.91

Final results available here

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Author: Delaney Lanker

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Delaney Lanker is a junior at Northeastern University studying journalism. She is a butterflier and captain of their NCAA Division I team. Before college, she swam for the Colorado Stars.

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