USD swimming and diving wins

USD swimming and diving wins The University of South Dakota men's swimming and diving team scored 1,065 points to win the Get to the Point Invitational, held Jan. 25-26, on the campus of Wisconsin-Steven's Pointe. The South Dakota women's team was fifth, scoring 372 points.

Freshman Noah Pav-lakovich won the 400-yard IM in 4:17.09, with sophomore Charles Scribner second, finishing in 4:20.10. South Dakota also had the top-two finishes in the 1650-yard free with

freshman David Degnan

winning in 16:48.62 and freshman sophomore Dustin Tomhave of Vermillion finishing second in 16:55.44. Senior Torey Melton won the 100-yard fly in :53.35, while junior Eric Dufek won the "B" heat in :54.93.

Freshman Tim Byers finished second in the 200-yard back (1:59.76), and freshman Jared Schmidt was third in the 200-yard free (1:47.78). Tomhave won the 100-yard breast "B" heat (1:03.25), and freshman Dirk Craft won the "B" heat of the 50-yard free in :22.44. The men's 400-yard free relay took second in 3:16.48, while the 200-yard medley relay finished third in 1:38.80.

For the women, sophomore, Kari Kopecky won the 50-yard free and qualified for the NCAA Division II Swimming & Diving Championships with a :24.87 finish. Sophomore Molly Connolly was seventh (:25.53).

Freshman distance swimmer Audrey Donley qualified for the national meet as she finished third in the 1650-yard free (18:33.72). Sophomore diver Lindsey Schafer finished second in the 1-meter diving event (349.10).

South Dakota's women's 20-yard medley relay was fourth in 1:54.81.

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