SignUp
Men fall to St. Cloud State in season opener
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Sunday 10/16/2012 14:37:12 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop Files available
Complete results

GRAND FORKS, N.D.—The University of North Dakota men's swimming and diving teams opened their 2012-13 season Friday, hosting St. Cloud State at the Hyslop pool. The UND men dropped a 137-95 decision to their former North Central Conference rival Huskies of SCSU on day one.

Freshman Aaron Chanas-LaRue (Winnipeg, Man., Canada) totaled three runner-up finishes in his first collegiate meet. He started with a second place in the 1000 freestyle and he later grabbed two other impressive finishes (200 IM, 500 free). Senior George Philbin (Plymouth, Minn.) won the 200 freestyle with a 1:44.37 time, easily outdistancing his competitors. He also took second in the 100 freestyle, an event that saw three UND swimmers in the top four. Sophomore Wesley Schultz (Tehachapi, Calif.) returned to the pool following a one-year absence and took second in the 50 freestyle (21.72) and third in the 100 free.

Junior Adam Gannon (Plymouth, Minn.) led a UND one-two-three finish in the 200 IM, winning the race with ease in 1:55.67. Chanas-LaRue and sophomore Austin Smith (Colorado Springs, Colo.) were second and third, respectively. Smith was also second in the 200 breaststroke (2:12.29). Freshman Matt Koken (Woodbury, Minn.) won the 200 butterfly, going under two minutes (1:59.72) in the process. Sophomore Ethan Shrader (Butte, Mont.) was second in the 200 backstroke in 2:00.34.

Rick Eberle (Fort Collins, Colo.) placed second frmom both diving boards, going 310.95 from the 3-meter before totaling 301.55 points to place second from the short board.

UND and St. Cloud State will meet again Saturday morning at Hyslop pool for another dual meet. Action is set to start at 11:00 a.m.

Cross country season gets underway Friday
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota opens the 2014 cross country season – its third as a Big Sky Conference member – on Friday afternoon at North Dakota State's Bison Open. MORE
Review/Preview with AD Brian Faison
University of North Dakota athletics director Brian Faison sat down with Tim Hennessy to review last year and preview the 2014-15 athletics season. MORE
Football Gameday Live: UND at San Jose State
Football Gameday Live - San Jose State - Aug. 28 MORE
Schweigert previews opener on TV shows
The University of North Dakota football team opens the season tonight at 9 p.m. New head coach Bubba Schweigert previewed the game and season on two TV shows. MORE
Trip to the Capitol opens 2014 campaign
North Dakota opens the 2014 schedule with a three-match tournament at George Washington University. UND will lift the lid on the campaign against Auburn on Friday at 11:00 a.m. followed by a 4:00... MORE

advertisement