Mizzou Tigers Rack Up Nation-Main Occasions, Sweep All Opponents in Quad Meet

Mizzou Tigers Rack Up Nation-Leading Times, Sweep All Opponents in Quad Meet

Kentucky vs Arkansas, Missouri, NC State
Thursday, 11/7-Friday, 11/8
Lancaster Aquatic Heart, Lexington, KY
Quad-dual format
Closing Outcomes
Missouri 206.5, NC State 146.5
Missouri 240.4, Kentucky 112.5
Missouri 285, Arkansas 68
NC State 213, Kentucky 140
NC State 261, Arkansas 91
Kentucky 254, Arkansas 99

Missouri 252.5, NC State 100.5
Missouri 257, Kentucky 96
NC State 195, Kentucky 158

The Missouri ladies swept all 4 relays as they defeated all three opponents by vast margins. They kicked issues with a nation-leading time within the 200 free relay with a 1:29.08, led by Haley Hynes‘ 21.87 break up.
The Tigers by no means relented from there, successful 5 particular person occasions and racking up quite a few different high three finishes over the course of the 2 days.
Kate Moore tripled for NC State, successful the 500 free in 4:47.91, the 1000 free in 9:56.25, and the 400 IM in 4:16.32. NC State was lacking just a few of its largest names, who have been swimming on the Greensboro PSS meet. Julia Poole‘s 1:58.55 within the 200 IM and Emma Muzzy‘s 1:54.00 within the 200 again each put them within the high 5 within the nation, pending different outcomes from this weekend.
Whereas the Wildcats weren’t in a position to get any wins of their speciality, the backstrokes, they did get a win courtesy of Izzy Gati, who took the 200 fly in 1:58.89.
Arkansas additionally earned precisely one win, with dash star Anna Hopkin successful the 100 free in a time of 48.56 that ranks her seventh within the nation to date this season.
Missouri was much more dominant on the boys’s facet, because the Tiger males received all besides 4 swimming occasions.
The free relays have been particularly robust, as their 1:19.51 within the 200 free ranks them third to date this season, and the 400 free relay’s time of  2:53.56 is the highest time within the nation. Each Kyle Leach and Giovanny Lima break up sub-43, notably quicker instances at this level within the season even for being suited up, because the Tigers are doing at each meet this yr. Mizzou’s 3:10.96 within the 400 medley relay additionally ranks #1 this season.
Danny Kovac and Nick Alexander each doubled for Missouri. Alexander swam a nation-leading 1:43.25 within the 200 again and likewise received the 200 breast in 1:59.54. Kovac received the 200 IM in 1:45.28, good for #Three to date this season, and likewise received the 100 fly with a 47.12, the #5 time this season.
Micah Slaton‘s 200 fly (1:45.15) and Carter Grimes‘ 400 IM (3:51.31) additionally rank within the high 5 to date this season.
Simply as on the ladies’s facet, the NC State males have been lacking just a few huge weapons, however freshman Ross Dant candy the space occasions. First he out-dueled teammate Curtis Wiltsey within the 500 free, 4:23.25 to 4:23.69, each high ten instances this season, after which he received the 1000 free in 9:02.02, the #5 time within the nation.
Kentucky received a sweep of its personal, as Peter Wetzlar took the dash freestyles in 20.03/43.83. The latte time ranks #7 on the season.
Kentucky Launch
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Sophomore Kyndal Knight led the No. 14 College of Kentucky ladies’s swimming and diving group to a win over Arkansas on the Lancaster Aquatic Heart on Friday, sweeping her springboard occasions and remaining unbeaten on the 3-meter springboard this season.
Within the 34-event quad meet that includes Arkansas, No. 4/9 Missouri and No. 3/7 NC State, the ladies’s group (5-3) defeated Arkansas, 254-99, and misplaced to Missouri, 240.5-112.5, and NC State, 213-140. The lads’s group (2-4) misplaced to Missouri, 257-96, and NC State, 195-158.
Knight swept the 1- and 3-meter springboard occasions within the two-day quad meet, remaining unbeaten on the 3-meter board this season and carding seven of eight wins in all this season. On Friday, Knight topped the 3-meter subject with a rating of 325.75, beating second place by greater than 30 factors.
Sophomore Danny Zhang had his justifiable share of wins within the diving occasions this week, additionally amassing a pair of first place finishes within the 1- and 3-meter fields. Topping the 3-meter subject on Thursday night, he adopted that up with a 1-meter win on Friday morning. His rating of 316.80 on 1-meter was 17 factors higher than the second-place finisher.
Identical to Knight and Zhang, senior Peter Wetzlar collected his second first-place end of the meet Friday morning. Profitable the 100-yard freestyle final evening with the seventh-fastest time within the nation (43.83), the Zimbabwean topped the 50-yard freestyle subject this morning with a time of 20.03. It marks his second-fastest time this season. His greatest mark of the yr is 20.01, the 13th-fastest time within the nation.
Closing out the meet, the Kentucky males recorded the third-best time within the nation within the 400-yard freestyle relay with a time of two:55.39. It was led off by Wetzlar (43.97), then senior John Mitchell (44.58), adopted by senior Jason Head (43.90) and anchored by senior Glen Brown (42.94). The foursome completed in second place behind Missouri’s 2:53.56, the highest time within the nation.
Subsequent on the ScheduleThe program will take a two-week hiatus from competitors earlier than touring to Columbus, Ohio, for the Ohio State Invitational, Nov. 21-23. The meet yearly attracts a aggressive subject as groups go head-to-head in a long-course format.
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Missouri Launch
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 4/9 Mizzou males’s and girls’s swimming and diving groups dispatched 4 nationally-ranked foes and went an ideal 5-Zero at a two-day quad twin in opposition to No. 3/7 North Carolina State, No. 17/14 Kentucky and Arkansas Friday morning on the Lancaster Aquatic Heart in Lexington, Ky.
The No. Four Tiger males took down the No. Three Wolfpack 252.5-100.5 and defeated No. 17 Kentucky 257-96. Mizzou’s No. 9 ladies earned a 206-5-146.5 win over North Carolina State, defeated No. 14 Kentucky 240.5-112.5, and bested Arkansas, 285-68.
Over the course of the two-day meet, the Tigers mixed to win 22 of 38 complete occasions and posted three nation-leading relay instances.
After successful 9 occasions on Thursday, Mizzou responded with 13 occasion wins Friday morning.
The Tigers swept Friday’s relays, with victories within the males’s and girls’s 200 medley and 400 free relays. The lads’s 400 free relay of sophomores Danny Kovac (Fort Collins, Colo.), Kyle Leach (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Jack Dahlgren (Victoria, Minn.) and senior Giovanny Lima (Sao Paulo, Brazil) closed the meet with a 2:53.56, which lowered Mizzou’s personal nation-leading time.
Kovac and senior Nick Alexander (St. Louis, Mo.) added particular person occasion wins after every earned a victory on Thursday.  Kovac claimed high honors within the 100 fly with a 47.12 to spearhead a high three Tiger sweep. Alexander took residence his team-leading seventh win of the season after touching first within the 200 breast with a swim of 1:59.54.
Six different Tigers received occasions Friday morning. Hein and senior Haley Hynes (Lee’s Summit, Mo.) swept the 100 again with instances of 47.80 and 53.07, respectively. Moreover, sophomore Molly Gowans (Victoria, British Columbia) and Lima have been each victorious within the 200 free, as Robes clocked a 1:47.61 and Lima went 1:35.53.
Additionally winners on Friday was junior Sarah Thompson (Collierville, Tenn.) within the 50 free (22.22), junior Carter Grimes (Las Vegas, Nev.) within the 400 IM (3:51.31) and sophomore Kayla Jones (St. Charles, Ailing.) within the 200 breast (2:13.46).
Mizzou Head Coach Andrew Grevers“It was extra of the identical for the Tigers. They actually received behind each other immediately. We’re beginning to see them get increased within the water and reinforce higher particulars, and the outcomes converse for themselves. We’re actually excited for the Mizzou Invite and I can’t wait to see what these Tigers do two weeks from now.”
Mizzou returns residence to the Mizzou Aquatics Heart for the Lengthy Course Trials Qualifier on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at Four p.m. CT. The Tigers then host the three-day Mizzou Invite, Nov. 20-22, on the Mizzou Aquatic Heart.
FridayWomen’s 200 Medley Relay – Haley Hynes, Molly Winer, Sarah Thompson, Megan Keil (1:36.66)Males’s 200 Medley Relay – Jack Dahlgren, Caleb Hicks, Micah Slaton, Kyle Leach (1:27.74)Ladies’s 50 Free – Sarah Thompson (22.22)Ladies’s 100 Again – Haley Hynes (53.07)Males’s 100 Again – Daniel Hein (47.80)Ladies’s 200 Breast – Kayla Jones (2:13.46)Males’s 200 Breast – Nick Alexander (1:59.54)Males’s 100 Fly – Danny Kovac (47.12)Ladies’s 200 Free – Molly Gowans (1:47.61)Males’s 200 Free – Giovanny Lima (1:35.53)Males’s 400 IM – Carter Grimes (3:51.31)Ladies’s 400 Free Relay – Amy Feddersen, Sarah Thompson, Megan Keil, Molly Gowans (3:18.92)Ladies’s 400 Free Relay – Danny Kovac, Kyle Leach, Jack Dahlgren, Giovanni Lima (2:53.56)
ThursdayWomen’s 200 Free Relay – Sarah Thompson, Haley Hynes, Megan Keil, Alex Moderski (1:29.08)Males’s 200 Free Relay – Caleb Hicks, Danny Kovac, Grant Reed, Kyle Leach (1:19.51)Males’s 200 IM – Danny Kovac (1:45.28)Ladies’s 100 Breast – Molly Winer (1:01.65)Males’s 100 Breast – Nick Staver (54.58)Males’s 200 Again – Nick Alexander (1:43.28)Males’s 200 Fly – Micah Slaton (1:45.15)Ladies’s 400 Medley Relay – Sarah Thompson, Molly Winer, Meredith Rees, Amy Feddersen (3:36.93)Males’s 400 Medley Relay – Daniel Hein, Nick Staver, Danny Kovac, Giovanny Lima (3:10.96)
NC State Launch
LEXINGTON, Ky. – The No. 3/7 NC State males’s and girls’s swimming and diving groups secured high finishes in 4 extra occasions as they wrapped up motion on the Kentucky Quad Meet on Friday afternoon.
With three group wins on the weekend between the ladies’s and males’s squads, head coach Braden Hollowayeclipsed 100 profession victories at NC State. Holloway has collected 101 head-to-head wins since taking cost of the packages in the beginning of the 2011-12 season.
The seventh-ranked Wolfpack ladies defeated the No. 14 Wildcats 213-140 and likewise picked up a 261-91 win over Arkansas. The Pack fell in its head-to-head matchup with No. 9 Missouri because the Tigers received 206.5-146.5.
Kate Moore led the best way for the ladies as she took residence titles in three particular person occasions over the course of the two-day meet. General, NC State received six races, and 16 of the group’s performances have been good for top-three finishes.
On the boys’s facet, the Wolfpack defeated 17th-ranked Kentucky by a 195-158 rating. The Missouri males, who’re ranked fourth within the nation, defeated NC State 252.5-100.5.
Freshman Ross Dant claimed a pair of wins for the Pack males, as 13 of the squad’s swims stood among the many high three of their respective occasions.
FROM THE HEAD COACH:“We had a reasonably good weekend in Lexington,” mentioned Holloway. “It was an incredible two-day meet with a bunch of groups that we often don’t see an entire lot, which was quite a lot of enjoyable. We didn’t actually know what to anticipate apart from our primary scouting report. Going into new competitors all the time provides a twist to the meet. It adjustments issues up, makes it just a little extra enjoyable. General, I used to be actually proud of our performances. We authorized upon our first meet from two weeks in the past. We undoubtedly received higher.
“We had new individuals step up with a few of our group members being in Greensboro this weekend. It opened the door for some individuals to take management and take the lead in sure areas. We had quite a lot of new names step as much as the plate this weekend, and I used to be proud of the vitality and the main focus of being concerned within the meet.
“A few highlights. Clearly we had some nice performances all through the meet. Emma Muzzy, Kylee Alons, Kate Moore, Julia Poole – they performed a fairly large function in our wins. A few of our freshman had some alternatives on the ladies’s facet as effectively to type of make their identify identified. One of many largest weekend performances was by Sirena Rowe. I’m actually comfortable about her two days and the way a lot she helped us within the sprints and on the relays. Taylor Bennett additionally helped us with an incredible one-meter efficiency yesterday. On the boys’s facet, it was an incredible weekend by Noah Hensley, Hunter Tapp, Eric Knowles, Curtis Wiltsey, Ross Dant, to call just a few. Kimani Gregory additionally received the look within the 100 breaststroke for the primary time this yr, and he made essentially the most of it.
“General, we had some fairly good performances. Missouri received us on either side, which is one thing we’ve received to be taught from. On the identical time, we received some good victories over well-coached groups with Arkansas and Kentucky. I’m proud of the weekend. It was a superb journey, a enjoyable journey. We nonetheless need to proceed to be taught from our occasions and the place we are able to enhance, whether or not it’s technique or issues we are able to take into accounts in day by day coaching, nevertheless it was a superb general group efficiency.”
DAY TWO HIGHLIGHTS:Moore rounded out an amazing two days of particular person performances with a pair of wins on Friday. She added to yesterday’s 500-yard freestyle gold with high finishes within the 1,000-yard freestyle and the 400-yard particular person medley. The junior picked up the space free win on the ladies’s facet in 9:56.25 and went on to safe gold within the particular person medley with a time of 4:16.32.
Emma Muzzy (4:18.04) additionally completed within the high three within the 400-yard particular person medley, as did Eric Knowles(3:53.13), who took second on the boys’s facet.
The Pack continued its domination within the males’s distance free occasions because it posted the three quickest instances within the 1,000-yard freestyle on Friday. Dant led the best way together with his second victory of the meet, touching the wall first in 9:02.03. His time ranks fourth within the nation this season.
Knowles (9:08.66) and Curtis Wiltsey (9:10.96) joined him on the rostrum. Wiltsey’s swim pushed him into the all-time high 10 record at NC State.
Kylee Alons, the NC State program file holder within the 100-yard butterfly, continued to seek out success in that occasion. She was the highest finisher in 53.54 so as to add a sixth title for the Wolfpack ladies on the quad meet.
The ladies as soon as once more secured second-place finishes in each of the relays raced on Friday. Alons, Anna Shumate, Sirena Rowe and Vasiliki Baka went 1:38.85 within the 200-yard medley relay, and the 400-yard freestyle relay group of Alons, Rowe, Vasiliki Baka and Julia Poole completed in 3:20.00.
Noah Hensley posted one other top-three end, taking second place within the 100-yard backstroke (47.86). Alons was runner-up for the ladies with a time of 53.12 in that occasion.
Poole (1:49.00) and Hunter Tapp (1:38.13) each took third-place finishes within the 200-yard freestyle, and Rowe (22.55) impressed in her first 50-yard freestyle race of the season. Rafal Kusto additionally added a top-three end result for the Pack males within the 200-yard breaststroke (2:00.07).
UP NEXT:NC State returns to motion Nov. 21-23 because it hosts the NC State/GAC Invitational on the Greensboro Aquatic Heart.
200 freestyle relay: Alons, Rowe, Maccausland, Baka (2nd place – 1:29.81)
200 IM: Julia Poole (1st place – 1:58.55)
500 freestyle: Kate Moore (1st place – 4:47.91)
100 breaststroke: Heather Maccausland (fifth place – 1:02.54)
200 backstroke: Emma Muzzy (1st place – 1:54.00)
100 freestyle: Kylee Alons (2nd place – 49.26)
200 butterfly: Jessica Horomanski (4th place – 2:01.00)
400 medley relay: Muzzy, Maccausland, Alons, Poole (2nd place – 3:37.91)
One-meter: Taylor Bennett (2nd place – 265.30)
200 medley relay: Alons, Shumate, Rowe, Baka (2nd place – 1:38.85)
1,000 freestyle: Kate Moore (1st place – 9:56.25)
50 freestyle: Sirena Rowe (third place – 22.55)
100 backstroke: Kylee Alons (2nd place – 53.12)
200 breaststroke: Heather Maccausland (sixth place – 2:16.17)
100 butterfly: Kylee Alons (1st place – 53.54)
200 freestyle: Julia Poole (third place – 1:49.00)
400 IM: Kate Moore (1st place – 4:16.32)
400 freestyle relay: Alons, Rowe, Baka, Poole (2nd place – 3:20.00)
Three-meter: Madeline Kline (seventh place – 258.40)
200 freestyle relay: Henderson, Hensley, McGlaughlin, Rice (4th place – 1:20.47)
200 IM: Noah Bowers (seventh place – 1:50.56)
500 freestyle: Ross Dant (1st place – 4:23.25)
100 breaststroke: Kimani Gregory (fifth place – 55.69)
200 backstroke: Jacob Johnson (2nd place – 1:46.80)
100 freestyle:  Noah Hensley (third place – 44.10)
200 butterfly: Noah Henderson (2nd place – 1:47.19)
400 medley relay: Hensley, Gregory, Sobolewski, Tapp (3:15.00)
Three-meter: Bayne Bennett (fifth place – 252.05)
200 medley relay: Hensley, Gregory, Sobolewski, Tapp (4th place – 1:22.37)
1,000 freestyle: Ross Dant (1st place – 9:02.03)
50 freestyle: Noah Henderson (fifth place – 20.53)
100 backstroke: Noah Hensley (2nd place – 47.86)
200 breaststroke: Rafal Kusto (2nd place – 2:00.07)
100 butterfly: Noah Henderson (4th place – 48.67)
200 freestyle: Hunter Tapp (T3rd place – 1:38.13)
400 IM: Eric Knowles (2nd place – 3:53.13)
400 freestyle relay: Tapp, Hensley, Bowers, Henderson (4th place – 2:58.29)
One-meter: Bayne Bennett (fifth place – 256.85)

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