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Men's S&D Head to MAC Championship

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: March 06, 2013
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MUNCIE, Ind. – The Ball State men’s swimming and diving team is headed to Carbondale, Ill., for the 2013 Men’s Swimming and Diving Championship Mar 7-9 at J.  Shea Natatorium on the campus of Southern Illinois University.

Last season the Cardinals finished in sixth place with 229 points. Michael Weber turned in the third-fastest 200 IM time in program history with a 1:51.36 in the consolation finals.

The 400 medley relay of Weber, Gavin McNeely, Chris Krupa and Casey Shroeder set the fastest time in school history with a 3:20.51 for fifth place.

Nicholas Stevens advanced to the 500 free consolation finals after turning in a 4:36.37 in the preliminaries. He would turn in a 4:37.20 in the finals. Stevens finished 12th in the 1650 free at 16:13.00 while Andrew Lamb clocked a 16:14.67 for 15th place.

Drew Tharp clocked a 50.38 in the 100 fly consolation finals and finished 13th in the 200 fly consolation finals with a 1:52.41. Michael Oaks came in at 1:40.83 in the 200 free consolation finals.

Here is a schedule of events:

Thursday, Mar. 7


11 a.m.                                         500 Free

                                                    200 Individual Medley

                                                    50 Free

1 p.m.                                           1-Meter Diving Prelims

                                                    1-Meter Diving Consolation Finals


7 p.m.                                           Championship Heat – 200 Free Relay

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 500 Free

                                                    Championship Heat – 500 Free

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 200 Individual Medley

                                                    Championship Heat – 200 Individual Medley

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 50 Free

                                                    Championship Heat – 50 Free

                                                    1-Meter Diving Finalists

                                                    Championship Heat – 400 Medley Relay


Friday, Mar. 8                           


11 a.m.                                         400 Individual Medley           

                                                    100 Butterfly

                                                    200 Free

                                                    100 Breaststroke

                                                    100 Backstroke

1 p.m.                                           3-Meter Diving Preliminaries


7 p.m.                                           Championship Heat – 200 Medley Relay

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 400 Individual Medley

                                                    Championship Heat – 400 Individual Medley

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 100 Butterfly

                                                    Championship Heat – 100 Butterfly

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 200 Free

                                                    Championship Heat – 200 Free

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 100 Breaststroke

                                                    Championship Heat – 100 Breaststroke

                                                    3-Meter Diving

                                                    Championship Heat – 800 Freestyle Relay


Saturday, Mar. 9


11 a.m.                                         200 Backstroke

                                                    100 Free

                                                    200 Breast

                                                    200 Butterfly


5 p.m.                                           First Heat of 1650 Free Time Finals

7 p.m.                                           Championship Heat – 1650 Free

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 200 Backstroke

                                                    Championship Heat – 200 Backstroke

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 100 Free

                                                    Championship Heat – 100 Free

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 200 Breaststroke

                                                    Championship Heat – 200 Breaststroke

                                                    Consolation Final Heat – 200 Butterfly

                                                    Championship Heat – 200 Butterfly

                                                    3-Meter Diving

                                                    Championship Heat – 400 Free Relay

9:25 p.m.                                     Awards



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