OXFORD, Ohio – The Ball State men’s swimming and diving team dropped a 149-118 decision to Miami University Saturday afternoon. Four Cardinals earned individual victories on the day.
Michael Weber took first place in the 100 back with a time of 51.58. The senior also won the 200 back, touching at 1:54.08. Weber earned third in the 200 IM with a clocking of 1:57.86.
Joseph Morris came in first in the 100 breast with a time of 55.84, nearly four seconds faster than the closest competitor. Morris took home the 200 breast with a time of 2:05.46. The junior also came in second in the 50 free with a time of 21.40.
Drew Tharp earned a victory in the 100 fly with a time of 50.74 and in the 200 fly with a clocking of 1:52.62.
In the 500 free, Nick Stevens captured first with a time of 4:50.29.
In the 100 back, Drew Sullenbarger finished fifth (55.34), Tucker Hale came in sixth (55.93) and Cameron Watters earned seventh (56.39). Sullenbarger came in third in the 200 back with a time of 2:00.17, Watters earned fourth (2:03.67) and Hale finished fifth (2:05.11).
In the 100 breast, David Wood and Conner Snare rounded out the field with times of 1:03.66 and 1:04.64. In the 200 breast, Snare finished fifth (2:17.94), Jonathan McCormick earned sixth (2:18.44) and Wood finished eighth (2:20.92).
In the 100 fly, Ethan Hall and McCormick earned times of 55.08 and 56.00 for sixth and seventh place. In the 200 fly, Hall finished in 2:05.26 for fifth place.
In the 50 free, Cole Smith, Shane Brown and David Wood rounded out the field with times of 22.03, 22.56 and 24.19. Michael Oaks came in second in the 100 free with a time of 47.92. Cole Smith finished sixth (48.66), Austin Goodman earned seventh (49.96) and Brown came in eighth (50.61). Oaks earned fourth in the 200 free with a time of 1:46.50, while Neal Fenning and Goodman rounded out the field with times of 1:49.90 and 1:51.97. In the 1000 free, Stevens and Andy Lamb finished second and third with times of 10:02.98 and 10:09.71, respectively. Lamb finished third in the 500 free (4:58.61) and Fenning earned fourth (5:00.96).
In the 200 IM, Snare and McCormick earned times of 2:03.99 and 2:10.94 for sixth and seventh place.
Jake Brehmer earned third place in the 1-meter diving competition with a score of 240.68. In the 3-meter, Brehmer earned a mark of 271.80.
Ball State finished second in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:27.22.
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