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Courtesy: Ball State Athletics

Men's S&D Sixth After Day Two of MAC Championships

Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: March 09, 2013
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CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Ball State men’s swimming and diving team sit in sixth place after the second day of competition at the 2013 Men’s Swimming and Diving MAC Championships. Drew Tharp, Michael Oaks and Joseph Morris advanced to event finals on the day.

The 200 medley relay of Michael Weber, Morris, Tharp and Oaks came in sixth place with a time of 1:31.79 while the 800 free relay of Morris, Tharp, Nicholas Stevens and Oaks turned in a time of 6:51.25 for sixth place.

Morris turned in a school-record, pool-record and NCAA B cut time of 55.19 in the preliminaries of the 100 breast to advance to the evening finals. He earned fourth place with a time of 55.46.

Tharp advanced to the finals of the 100 fly after turning in a time of 50.47 in the preliminaries. He would finish 16th in the finals clocking a 50.64.

Oaks advanced to the 200 free finals after turning in a time of 1:41.15 in the morning preliminaries. He would finish 16th in the finals with a time of 1:44.56.

200 Medley Relay

6th – Michael Weber, Joseph Morris, Drew Tharp, Michael Oaks – 1:31.79


100 Fly Preliminaries

16th – Drew Tharp – 50.47

21st – Ethan Hall – 53.34

24th – Drew Sullenbarger – 53.73


100 Fly Finals

16th – Drew Tharp – 50.64


200 Free Preliminaries

16th – Michael Oaks – 1:41.15

22nd – Nicholas Stevens – 1:41.97

30th – Andrew Lamb – 1:45.72

31st – Neal Fenning – 1:46.35

32nd – Austin Goodman – 1:46.99

34th – Shane Brown – 1:48.73


200 Free Finals

16th – Michael Oaks – 1:44.56


100 Breast Preliminaries

3rd – Joseph Morris – 55.19 (School Record)

17th – David Wood – 59.17

19th – Jon McCormick – 1:01.17


100 Breast Finals

4th – Joseph Morris – 55.46


100 Back Preliminaries

17th – Michael Weber – 51.08

26th – Tucker Hale – 52.99

28th – Drew Sullenbarger - 53.75

29th – Cameron Watters – 54.80

30th – Cole Smith – 55.81


3-Meter Diving Preliminaries

15th – Jake Brehmer – 234.60


800 Free Relay

6th – Joseph Morris, Drew Tharp, Nicholas Stevens, Michael Oaks – 6:51.25



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