USD swim team tops Truman, Minnesota State

USD swim team tops Truman, Minnesota State South Dakota hosted a quadrangular swimming and diving meet Friday and Saturday against Minnesota State, Truman State and Northern Colorado. On Friday, the USD men (89-23) and women (60-34) swept Minnesota State, while Truman State defeated the Coyote men (62-49) and women (57-37). On Saturday, the USD men beat Truman State (171-123) and Truman State topped the USD women (78-42). The Coyote women also fell to Northern Colorado (87-53). South Dakota competes in the Wisconsin-Stevens Point Invitational this Friday and Saturday.

Against Minnesota State and Truman State Friday, Justin Devlin led the Coyotes by winning the 100 breaststroke in 1:06.90 for a USD and pool record. Zach Weiss won both the 50 freestyle (23.96) and 100 freestyle (54.35) against both teams. Greg Perzinski claimed the 1500 freestyle (16:54.83) and 400 freestyle (4:18.14) against Minnesota State. Saturday against Truman State, Devlin won both the 100 breaststroke (1:07.48) and 200 breaststroke (2:26.07). Weiss took both the 50 freestyle (23.82) and 100 freestyle (54.60). Shad Durham captured the one-meter diving board with a national qualifying total of 509.325 points.

Leading the USD women against Minnesota St. was a trio of double winners in Sarah Jansky (200 freestyle, 2:12.23; 100 freestyle, 1:01.93), Kristy Healey (50 freestyle, 28.47; 100 backstroke, 1:10.73) and Sanami Fottral (200 IM, 2:35.20; 100 breaststroke, 1:20.59). Fottral's breaststroke time was also best against Truman State. Against Northern Colorado and Truman State on Saturday, Fottral had the best time in the 100 breaststroke (1:18.77).

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