Men's & Women's Swimming Hit the Pool This Weekend

Men's & Women's Swimming Hit the Pool This Weekend

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- The Rose-Hulman men's and women's swimming & diving teams will hit the pools this coming weekend in two different locations.

On the men's side, the Fightin' Engineers will compete at Ball State on Friday October 29.  The meet also featured NCAA Division III Albion.

Senior Pierce Bartine has had a strong start in 2016-17.  Bartine was named NCAA Division III National Collegiate Swimmer of the Week by Collegeswimming.com on Monday October 17.  Bartine won the 50-freestyle (21.51) and 100-butterfly (50.31) at the Division III Invitational at Wabash College. Bartine also topped a field of NCAA Division I swimmers from multiple institutions to win the 100-butterfly in a time of 50.67 seconds at the Indiana Intercollegiates on October 22.

The women will swim at Illinois Wesleyan on Saturday October 29.  The Fightin' Engineers placed third at the Indiana Division III Invitational at Wabash College on October 15 and finished in sixth place at the Indiana Intercollegiates at Purdue University on Saturday October 22.  Ellie Hong led the women's most recent performance with a ninth-place finish at Purdue.