USD men, women swimmers sweep duals The South Dakota men's and women's swimming and diving teams rolled to dual wins in competition with Metro State and Minnesota-Moorhead on Nov. 20 at the DakotaDome. The Coyote men's team improved to 4-2 on the season with a 129-70 win over Metro State. In a double dual women's competition, USD recorded a pair of dual wins over Metro State, 163 to 56, and Minnesota Moorhead, 136 to 106. The Coyotes women's team improved to 5-2 on the season in dual competitions.
Several South Dakota women's swimming and diving team members had strong performances on Saturday. The Coyote women's team had nine individual or relay titles during the double dual.
Freshman Megan Gordon of Grand Rapids, MI, had three wins, including an individual title in the 100-back (1:08.35). She also was a member of the winning 200 medley and 800 free relays.
Leita Rolfe of Newcastle, WY, also had three titles, including individual wins in the 100-breast (117.32) and 400-IM (5:21.64).
Senior Audrey Donley was a third Coyote team member with three wins. She won the 800-free (9:40.35), captured the 400 free title (4:44.54) and swam on the winning 800 free relay. Emily Kluth of Columbus, NE, won the 1-M diving competition (215.70) while Jill Smolcyk of Omaha, NE, took the 3-M diving title.
For the men's team, the Coyotes had nine individual or relay titles. Leading the way was double winner Cole Moir of Cody, WY, who captured both diving titles, winning the 1-M diving competition (180.35) and taking the 3-M competition (198.95).
John Murman, a junior from Lincoln, NE, won the 200 free (1:59.54) and also took home the title in the 100-back (1:03.10). Murman also swam on the winning 200-medley relay.
Matt Lind of Kearney, NE, won the 100-fly (1:00.81) and was a member of the winning 200-medley relay. David Lind, a freshman from Kearney, NE, picked up a win in the 50-free (26:05), was second in the 100-back (1:08.40) and also was a member of the winning 200 medley relay.
Tim Murman, a freshman from Lincoln, NE, won the 100 free (56.62) and was a member of the second-place 200-medley relay squad (team B). Kyle Anderson of Portland, OR, was a winner in the 400 IM (4:56.83).
USD Men's Results
1-M Diving: Cole Moir (Cody, WY), first, 180.35; Jeremy Gamet (Rapid City), second, 143.15.
3-M Diving: Cole Moir, first, 198.95; Jeremy Gamet, second, 116.90.
200-Medley Relay: USD A, first, 1:56.55. Team members included John Murman (Lincoln, NE), Josh Fleming (Lincoln, NE), Matt Lind (Kearney, NE), and David Lind (Kearney, NE). USD B, second, 2:05.24. Team included Dylan Smith (Cheyenne, WY), Pat Elsener (Lincoln, NE), Robert Hastings (Sparks, NV) and Tim Murman (Lincoln, NE).
800-Free: Garth Meacham (West Des Moines, IA), second, 9:12.75; Scott Krivohlavek (Norfolk, NE), third, 9:39.90.
200-Free: John Murman, first, 1:59.54.
50-Free: David Lind, first, 26.05; Pat Elsener, second, 26.54; Tim Murman, third, 26.62.
400-IM: Kyle Anderson (Portland, OR), first, 4:56.83; Josh Fleming, third, 5:09.39; Robert Hastings, fourth, 5:11.26.
100-Fly: Matt Lind, first, 1:00.81; Pat Elsener, second, 1:04.99.
100-Free: Tim Murman, first, 56.62; Dylan Smith, second, 57.72; Scott Krivohlavek, third, 58.69.
100-Back: John Murman, first, 1:03.10; David Lind, second, 1:08.40.
USD Women's Results
1-M Diving: Emily Kluth (Columbus, NE), first, 215.70; Jill Smolczyk, third, 207.30.
3-M Diving: Jill Smolczyk (Omaha, NE), first, 214.40; Emily Kluth, fourth, 177.35.
200 Medley Relay: USD A, first, 2:12.93. Team included Megan Gordon (Grand Rapids, MN), Angie Stalker (Sheridan, WY), Brae Olson (Hutchinson, MN), and Jenny Kohlbrand (Newcastle, WY).
800-Free: Audrey Donley (Arvada, CO), first, 9:40.35; Jessica Tietz (Williston, ND), second, 9:57.26.
200-Free: Louree Houston (Omaha, NE), third, 2:24.73.
50-Free: Jenny Kohlbrand, second, 28.97; Brianna Wass (Douglas, WY), third, 29.90.
400-IM: Leita Rolfe (Newcastle, WY), first, 5:21.64; Monica Mayer (Bloomington, MN), third, 5:43.36.
100-Fly: Brae Olson, second, 1:12.88; Louree Houston, fourth, 1:16.67.
100-Free: Jenny Kohlbrand, third, 1:05.05; Angie Stalker, fourth, 1:06.01.
100-Back: Megan Gordon, first, 1:08.35.
400-Free: Audrey Donley, first, 4:44.54; Jessica Tietz, second, 4:52,00; Monica Mayer, third, 4:58.51; Brianna Wass, fourth, 4:58.79.
100-Breast: Leita Rolfe, first, 1:17.32; Angie Stalker, fourth, 1:25.68.
800-Free Relay: USD A, first, 9:20.54. Team included: Donley, Rolfe, Gordon, Mayer. USD B, second, 9:34.37. Team included Wass, Houston, Olson and Tietz.