During the two-day meet, the USD women's team won 10 titles and had several second place finishes. The Coyote men's team had numerous top six finishes.
Senior Leita Rolfe (Senior; Newcastle, WY) had another outstanding meet for the Coyotes with four victories, including as a member of two winning relays. Rolfe was a member of the winning 200-medley relay squad (1:50.60) that included Megan Gordon (Senior; Grand Rapids, MN); Erin Wagoner (Junior; Newcastle, WY) and Stacy Bjorlie (Junior; Austin, MN). Rolfe also captured the women's 400 IM with a clocking of 4:42.67 and won the 200 breaststroke in 2:26.70. The Coyotes won the 800 freestyle relay in 8:03.99 with a team of Wagoner, Rolfe, Sara Holman (Bloomington, MN) and Mary Klima (Junior; Leavenworth, KS). The Coyotes were second in the 400 freestyle relay (3:43.66) with a team of Rolfe, Bjorlie, Wagoner and Sallie Collins (Freshman; Hastings, MN).
Gordon, who was third in the 100 butterfly (1:02.17), captured the 100 backstroke in 1:00.41 and the 200 backstroke in 2:10.30.
Besides her contributions on the relays, Sara Holman also won the 1,650 freestyle in 18:19.06 as she just edged her sister Mary who was second in 18:19.17. In the same event, Megan Finnie (Sophomore; Port Orchard, WA) was fifth in 18:56.30.
Wagoner won the 100 butterfly with a clocking of 59.90 while Collins was second in the 200 butterfly in 2:15.36 with Meredith Howell (Sophomore; Lenexa, KS), third, in 2:18.02.
The USD women's team dominated the diving with Jill Smolczyk (Senior; Omaha, NE) capturing both boards. Smolczyk won the one-meter diving with a score of 389.91 while Emilie Kluth (Senior; Columbus, NE) and freshman Kacie Miller (Denver, CO) were second (370.05 points) and fourth (349.70 points), respectively. Smolczyk won the three-meter board with a score of 450.65 which was nearly 100 points better than USD's Hannah Roetzel (Freshman; Newcastle, WY), who was second with 366 points.
Freshman Raymond Wieser (Vacaville, CA) led a solid effort by the Coyote men's team. Wieser was second in the 400IM in 4:22.72 and fifth in the 200 breaststroke in 2:24.09. Tim Murman (Senior; Lincoln, NE) was third (1:51.36) and David Lind (Senior; Kearney, NE), fourth (1:51.46) in the 200 freestyle. Josh Fleming (Senior; Lincoln, NE) captured sixth (1:03.97) and Bridger Miller (Freshman; Upton, WY) was seventh (1.04.52) in the 100 breaststroke.
The Coyote men captured third in the 800 freestyle relay in 7:40.25. The team included Murman, Lind, Jared Bronson (Freshman; St. Louis, MO) and Josh Fleming. Lind was also fourth in the 1,650 freestyle in 17:47.36. Bronson picked up a fourth place finish in the 200 backstroke in 2:05.60. Andrew Calahan (Freshman; Winterset, IA) was third in the 200 butterfly in 2:10.91 while Jody Lutz (Sophomore; Ardmore, OK) was fourth in 2:11.79. The Coyote men's team was fourth in the 400 freestyle in 3:25.29 with a team of Nate West (Sophomore; Lincoln, NE), Murman, Lind and Mike Kubicek (Sophomore; Lincoln, NE).