Rose-Hulman Tops DePauw in Battle of Top 20 Teams

Rose-Hulman Tops DePauw in Battle of Top 20 Teams


GREENCASTLE, Ind. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology claimed 11 of 16 event victories to top DePauw University 177-121 in a showdown of two nationally ranked men's swimming and diving programs on Saturday afternoon in Greencastle.

Rose-Hulman entered the meet ranked No. 16 nationally in the rankings list and No. 19 in the College Swimming Coaches Association of America poll.  DePauw was ranked No. 15 by and No. 21 by the CSCAA entering Saturday's meet.

On the women's side, DePauw captured a 204-86 victory with Rose-Hulman winning four indiviudal events.

Three men's Rose-Hulman swimmers and divers won multiple individual events on the afternoon, led by senior Orion Martin with three victories.  Martin won the 100-freestyle (46.32), 100-butterfly (49.36) and 200-freestyle (1:41.90) events to pace the effort.

Sophomore Cam Gill added victories in the 100-backstroke (53.14) and 200-backstroke (1:58.65).  Gill also led a sweep of Rose-Hulman wins in the two relay events.

Senior Sam Gould was the third men's multiple event winner on the day.  Gould swept top honors in one-meter diving (260.70) and three-meter diving (282.45).

The 200-medley relay team opened the meet with a win in 1:36.26.  Team members included Gill, Martin, Pierce Bartine and Tyler Sariscsany.

The 400-freestyle relay squad capped the meet with a victory and a mark of 3:12.41.  Gill, Sariscsany, Bartine and Paul Hintz combined for the winning performance.

Rose-Hulman added two more individual event wins on the men's side.  Sophomore Patrick King won the 200-butterfly in 1:57.03, while sophomore Ben Stone won the 200-individual medley in 2:01.65.

The women's effort was led by two event wins by one swimmer and one diver.  Senior Regen Foote swept the diving events with wins in one-meter (259.90) and three-meter (258.20).  Junior Ellie Hong added a backstroke sweep by winning the 50-yard (27.56) and 100-yard (59.74) events.

Rose-Hulman returns to action at the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Invitational in Franklin, Indiana, next Saturday.